Head of Fundraising

Key details

Salary: £60,000 - £68,000 pa

Reports to: Director, Development

Directorate: Development

Benefits: A full range of benefits, as well as our flexible working/core hours policy can be found here.

Role summary

We are looking for a Head of Fundraising who will work with the Development Team and the Academy’s most senior stakeholders to lead a team in the development and delivery of a philanthropic and individual giving strategy. You will on occasion deputise for the Development Director and will be an ambassador for the Academy at an impressive portfolio of events.  

You will develop the Academy’s philanthropy activity and individual giving programmes (major giving, annual fund, legacies and bequests). You will work closely with Trustees and the Development Advisory Board to create and deliver successful donor strategies and outcomes. This includes developing engaging marketing and communication strategies for all supporters. With research support available, you will focus on initiating, cultivating and stewarding a portfolio of donors and high value prospects capable of making six figure gifts and higher.   

Key dates

Closing date: 15th September

Preliminary interviews will be held with Prospectus, latest w/c 16th September. Prospectus will invite selected candidates to interview as soon as applications are received through the search period, so apply immediately to register your interest.

Interviews with the RAEng: w/c 23rd and 30th September

How to apply

To apply for this position, please upload a CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages of A4 on to the Prospectus website.

We ask that you complete the equal opportunities information online when you submit your application. The information collected will be treated as confidential, used for statistical purposes only, and will not be treated as part of your application.

Finally please ensure that you have included mobile, work and home telephone numbers, as well as any dates when you will not be available or might have difficulty with the indicative timetable.

Find out more

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact Femke Vorstman at our recruitment partner, Prospectus, on 020 7405 4999 or by email.