Are you a fundraising leader wanting to dedicate yourself to reversing nature’s decline and bringing back an abundance of wildlife?
The science is clear – human activity is causing significant ecological decline and change is needed at every level to restore nature’s abundance. As the new Head of Fundraising at Avon Wildlife Trust, you’ll play a vital role in inspiring a love of nature in local communities, enabling people to act, advocating for change, and managing land and habitats so that nature can thrive.
Hybrid working, minimum 2 x Bristol office days per week
About the role:
Leading a talented team of six, you’ll take ownership of strategy and delivery across income generation and membership, spanning the full fundraising spectrum. Your leadership will bring strategic vision and creativity, delivering income in support of the Trust’s ambitious 10-year strategy.
Freedom to develop and influence your own income and engagement strategy, with real potential to grow mid-high value relationships in major donor and corporate.
Recent investment in the fundraising team has activated potential for growth and supercharged capability to increase income.
About the person:
You’re an empowering fundraising leader with a proven track record of increasing income, able to work confidently across multiple income streams.
Ideally, you’ll have expertise in major relationships (either philanthropy and/or corporate partnerships) with an ability to seize potential opportunities, but you’ll also have wider responsibility and understanding of supporter journey and engagement too.
You tend to lead high performing teams with a coaching style. You enable and develop people and create a culture where they thrive and grow, both individually and as a collective .
You don’t need to an environmental expert, but you do need to recognise the urgent need for change and want to act now. And, be able to inspire others to do the same.
Has this role got the nature lover and activist in you all fired up? Brilliant – then we’d love to hear from you.
To apply, please send a copy of your CV in the first instance to Amelia Lee at Charity People and we’ll fill you in with more details from there.
Closing Monday 15th August
Interviews: First round virtual 23rd August
Second round w/c 29th August tbc
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