VACANCY – Head of Fundraising / Development

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Size of Wales is a growing, ambitious Cardiff-based charity with global impact. We work to mobilise Wales to protect tropical forests and restore tropical forest landscapes as part of Wales’ national response to climate change. We do this through education and awareness raising activities in Wales (including an education programme in schools and our annual Go Green Day campaign) as well as supporting a number of overseas projects that protect and/or restore tropical forests. The projects are located in Africa, South America and South East Asia.

We are looking for an outstanding individual to take up the new role of Head of Fundraising/Development at Size of Wales.  Reporting to the Director, the Head of Fundraising/Development will lead on the development and implementation of Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy aimed at substantially increasing our income to support our new 5 year organisation strategy.  This will include raising funds from trusts and foundation, corporate partners, individual giving and community fundraising.

The post-holder will need to draw on their substantial experience of shaping and delivering successful fundraising, business development or other income generation strategies (whether for charitable or commercial organisations) to shape and deliver Size of Wales’ fundraising strategy, including cultivating and nurturing relationships with funders, corporate partners and donors as well as improving Size of Wales’ internal fundraising systems and process to ensure smooth delivery of the strategy.

Salary is in the range £30,000 – £33,000 p.a., dependent on experience. The package of benefits includes a 6% pension contribution, 30 days annual leave including bank holidays and a flexible working hours’ policy. The role is based in Cardiff with some remote working. The role is advertised as a full-time role but applications for part-time working will also be considered.

For more information about the role please download the job description here.

Applications by letter and supporting CV to recruitment@sizeofwales.org.uk (please put ‘Head of Fundraising, Size of Wales, [your name]’ in the subject line.)

Closing date for applications is 11th October 2019. Interviews will take place in the weeks commencing 28th October and/or 4th November.


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