Head of Fundraising

£40,000 - £45,000
Hiring Organisation: 
UN Women UK

What you’ll do:

  • Execute and manage end-to-end fundraising for UN Women UK
  • Research, write and submit grant proposals, building relationships with grantmakers to attract repeated funding. Report against grants won, working with project delivery colleagues to quantify impact and achievements, in both reporting forms and more qualitative presentations from time to time
  • Manage pipeline of corporate partnerships, approaching and bringing in new partners through the funnel, delivering impact reports and updates back to existing partners and growing partnership opportunities
  • Work with Executive Team to set and execute against impact and growth targets
  • Grow Major Donor giving programme from annual benefit event into regular giving circle
  • Help establish Development Working Group, made up of external stakeholders and Board members, to support growth of major gifts
  • Lead annual awards, including bringing in sponsorship, ticket sales and overseeing part-time staff, agency relationships and volunteers
  • Create updates and presentations about project results for existing and prospective donors, or use by other team members including individual and digital giving.

What we’re looking for - critical skills:

  • History of success researching, approaching and closing funding partnerships
  • Excellent people skills, able to build strong relationships and deploy sensitive information about UN Women’s work on women’s safety and rights with precision, in a way that motivates donors to be excited about our cause
manager (head of / managing a few teams)
Job type: 
paid job within an organisation
Contract type: 
full time
Org Type: 
Job Location: 
London, UK
Location type: 
Closing date for applications: 
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 23:59

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