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  • Salary: £50,000 per annum
  • Type: Full time, permanent
  • Location: Head Office in Hammersmith, London
  • Closing date for applications: 6th December 2021, 5pm

About the role: 

With 14.5 million people across the UK living in poverty, and thousands more plunged into financial crisis since Covid, there has never been a more important time to act as a lifeline to people struggling to stay afloat. National poverty charity, Turn2us, is looking for Head of Philanthropy to grow and diversify its philanthropic income stream to support the vital work of the Charity enabling us to better meet the ever increasing demand for our services.  

As well as being both strategic and proactive, this role will ensure the most pressing needs of our users and insights gained from innovative programming are integrated in the design and implementation of a transformational philanthropic fundraising approach as we enter an era of growth and expansion for the team and wider organisation. This is truly an exciting time to join Turn2us. 

We are looking for someone who has: 

  • Experience of major donor fundraising with a proven track record of personally securing five and, ideally, six figure+ HNWI donations and gifts.  

  • Experience of meeting ambitious income targets  

  • An outstanding track record and aptitude for high value acquisition    

  • Extensive experience working with non-fundraising colleagues to strengthen fundraising activity   

  • Management of staff and/or volunteers   

  • Previous budget and KPI management experience including preparation of annual and longer-term fundraising strategies, plans and reports   

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills that influence and engage internal and external stakeholders 

  • Ability to prioritise your own workload and to manage multiple deadlines. 

Click here to read the Job Pack 

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please click on this link which will take you through to the Applied website.

1) You will then be asked to submit personal details including diversity data. All diversity data will be treated as confidential. Those involved in the selection process will NOT have access to it. The information given by candidates will be solely used for the purpose of improving the recruitment process.

2) As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to complete questions around yourself which are linked to the requirements for being successful in this role.

3) The closing date for applications is 6th December 2021, 5pm. 

Please let us know if you will require any special provision as a result of any disability should you be called for interview.

Turn2us wants to enable an environment where everyone is kept safe from harm and can thrive. We are committed to safeguarding everyone involved in our charity and the work we do. You can read a safeguarding policy on the Turn2us website.