Head of Development & Fundraising

Head of Development & Fundraising

Friday, 2 October 2020, 5.00pm

The IFI is seeking to appoint a Head of Development & Fundraising to join the management team.

The Head of Development & Fundraising will be responsible for:
• undertaking a senior strategic role within the Institute and taking an active role in the Management Team, ensuring that the fundraising and development strategy feeds into the general strategy and operational activities of the Institute;
• developing and implementing a high level fundraising and development strategy;
• delivering and achieving the agreed overall fundraising and sponsorship targets in accordance with the Institute’s annual and longer term budgets;
• identifying and delivering commercial sponsorship opportunities; writing and presenting sponsorship proposals, and servicing relationships;
• developing innovative fundraising and development initiatives that identify and maximise new opportunities and creating sustainable additional income streams over the longterm;
• writing high-quality persuasive copy for fundraising, sponsorship and appeal materials, developing event strategies for the on-going development and engagement of relationships with key supporters;
• researching, drafting and undertaking applications to trusts and foundations and applications for public funding, and drafting reports to such organisations, in consultation with the Director;
• major gift relationship building, having links with and introducing new major donors and developing long-term relationships with major donors;
• successfully managing the relationships with major donors, namely by requesting and securing major gifts;
• researching and identifying potential new sources of funding including both new research and using contacts and existing networks to make connections for corporate and private funding;
• managing a legacy strategy for the IFI;
• managing and developing the members and Friends’ programme;
• devising and implementing a strategy for introducing new patrons and maintaining the support of existing patrons

See link below for further details.



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