Vacancy: Director of Philanthropy

18th June 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Philanthropy to join our team and help us make a difference in Surrey!

Job Title: Director of Philanthropy

Salary: Up to £40,000 dependent upon experience

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Location: Surrey

The Community Foundation for Surrey brings together local donors and those acting to provide positive community solutions to local challenges across Surrey. The Foundation was established in 2005 and has generated over £28 million in this time. The Foundation has ambitious plans for growth over the coming five years to substantially increase the levels of support it can give.

Charisma Recruitment Agency is working in partnership with the Foundation to appoint the new Director of Philanthropy. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual, with vision to see new opportunities, grow income and work alongside the CEO, the senior management team and the trustees to deliver the new strategic plan.

In order to succeed in this role, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • experience of exemplary donor led stewardship to achieve income targets
  • ability to engage, motivate and inspire staff and volunteers
  • experience of strategic oversight and leadership
  • excellent ability to network, build relationships and influence internal and external stakeholders
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills

Reporting to the CEO, you will be a natural leader, have proven development experience with the ability to deliver financial targets against a growth strategy.

You will be professional and approachable with a commitment to quality and attention to detail. If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

To apply please submit your CV and supporting statement as soon as possible to quoting our reference JO2770.

For any further information, please contact Adam Stacey on 0207 998 8888 or 01962 813300.

Closing date for applications: 13 July
First interview date: Week commencing 27 July
Second interview date: Week commencing 3 August