Flexible, with travel to Leicester office

The Assistant Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement will be primarily responsible for the development of Home-Start UK's fundraising and supporter engagement activities, ensuring that more people are inspired to connect and contribute to making a real impact to the lives of children and families across the UK. Reporting to the Deputy CEO, the postholder will work at a national scale, ensuring local Home-Start's can contribute to wider fundraising plans and activities.

The role is an exceptional opportunity for a skilled fundraiser to join and strategically plan new fundraising opportunities. Focusing across all revenue streams and with a particularly focus on the supporter engagement experience, the role will lead all supporter engagement, individual giving and public fundraising activity. Leading a team of four, you will be responsible for evaluating and monitoring performance against income targets as well as professional development of the team.

We are looking for an innovative fundraiser with in-depth experience of the fundraising environment across a range of disciplines. You will understand the importance of both placed-based and national fundraising and will be keen to learn all the aspect of Home-Start UK's approaches to fundraising. Ideally, you will also have a strong track record of personally leading change and driving significant income growth and supporter engagement in a fundraising environment.

Key Duties & Key Responsibilities 

  • Strategic leadership and departmental management of all Home-Start UK supporter engagement, individual giving and public fundraising activity
  • Developing and implementing a range of new initiatives and outstanding experiences to reach and retain our next generation of supporters and increase funds for Home-Start’s work at a national and local level
  • Building collaborative approaches and capacity across the Home-Start network in order to maximise impact
  • Ensuring all activities are in line with data privacy, fundraising standards and the approach of a values based charity

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Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter to [email protected]

  • No agencies please.
  • Closing date for applications: 3rd February 2021.
  • First interviews will be held week commencing 15th February 2021

Home-Start UK is committed to equality of opportunity and particularly encourages applications from candidates from under-represented groups in charity senior leadership. We welcome applications from candidates with lived experience of family support. As a charity working to support families in all their shapes, we are deeply committed to flexible working and juggling the demands of individual circumstances to make this job work for you.

As part of any recruitment process, Home-Start UK collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants.  You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to Home-Start UK during the recruitment process.  However, if you do not provide the information, we may not be able to process your application properly or at all.  For further information please refer to the Home-Start UK Job Applicant Privacy Notice here

Home-Start UK, a charitable company limited by guarantee.  Company No. 5382181.  Charity No. in England and Wales 1108837 and in Scotland SC039172.  Registered Office: The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX.