Head of Individual Giving and Trusts
Salary negotiable for the right candidate
+ 5% pension contribution, childcare vouchers, staff ticket allocation
Closing date: Friday 4 October 2019
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 14 October
Cheltenham Festivals is a leading cultural organisation and charity with a national reputation working with partners such as The Times, The Sunday Times and BBC. Cheltenham Festivals is also an Arts Council NPO. Fundraising is essential to the health and longevity of the organisation. Funds are raised for the four annual Festivals of Literature, Jazz, Music and Science, as well as our year-round education and community programme, embedded in everything we do.
We are looking for an experienced senior fundraiser with a track record of raising substantial funds from individual donors, trusts and major gift schemes. The postholder will lead the development and management of our current individual giving programmes and activities, including general donations, online donations, payroll giving, regular giving, mid-level gifts, legacies, and the reputable patron programme. They will explore and test new income streams from individuals and to increase supporter engagement.
You are a natural networker, able to influence and present a compelling case for support and attract interest in our portfolio of activities. You are accustomed to working in a dynamic and creative environment with the ability to inspire confidence.
You will manage a small team and work closely with colleagues across the organisation as well as the Senior Management Team and Trustees.