Head of Fundraising and Communications
Birmingham & Solihull Women's Aid
Salary: Up to £38,000 according to experience plus excellent package.
Status: Full-time permanent position.
Please note that this post is applicable to women only. The role is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (schedule 9: Equality Act 2010).
Location Birmingham based.
Birmingham & Solihull Women's Aid (BSWAid) has for over 35 years supported women and children affected by violence against women issues, including domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. BSWA believes that women and children have the right to live free from violence, abuse and fear.
Working in close partnership with agencies such as housing and the police BSWA looks to ensure the best outcomes for women and their children. One-to-one tailored support services deliver long-term positive outcomes by addressing all needs including poverty, debt, homelessness, housing, legal issues, health and wellbeing.
This is an exciting opportunity with the post holder having strategic responsibility for the fundraising and communications activities of BSWAid. The post holder will be a member of the Management Team and will develop and implement a wide ranging strategy ensuring that fundraising targets are met and that effective and quality communications are maintained with all stakeholders.
The Person We Seek
Reporting to the Chief Executive and working closely with the Senior Leadership Team it is essential that candidates have experience of working at a strategic level. As a self-starter you will be expected to bring innovation to the role whilst ensuring that fundraising targets are met and exceeded.
You will be able to evidence a strong track record of fundraising and staff management. Running the communications function including brand development is an essential element of the role and you will be expected to demonstrate experience in this field.
It is essential that you can demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills and the ability to produce high quality written, analytical and strategic products.
It is vital that you subscribe to the objectives of BSWAid and can demonstrate that you will bring a high degree of energy and initiative to the role.
How to Apply
E-mail your CV together with a supporting statement to our advising consultant at Sewell & Wood: Tim Sewell tim.sewell@sewell&wood.com. Supporting statements should clearly evidence how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the post as set out in the job description and person specification which can be accessed HERE.
If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tim on 07748 775708.
We regret that we are unable to acknowledge applications if they have not been long listed for interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before commencing employment.
Closing Date for return of CV's and supporting statement: 7th October 2018.
Interview date: 23rd October 2018
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