Job Title:         Head of Income Generation

Charity:            The Shakespeare Hospice

Location:         Stratford Upon Avon

Type:                Permanent

Salary:             £45,000 to £50,000 depending on experience

Hours               Full time 37.5hrs a week

Closing date:   21st July 2017

Key areas of responsibility to include:

  • Develop, implement and monitor an Income Generation strategy which reflects the objectives of the organisation and ensures maximum income growth.
  • Develop, implement and monitor a Social Media strategy together with a PR and Communications strategy which ensures a cohesive organisational approach.  
  • Effectively work with and support the Grants and Trusts Fundraiser to maximise application opportunities and the Corporate Fundraiser to identify and implement an approach to businesses within the wider geographical area.
  • Effectively work the Community Fundraisers and the Corporate Events Fundraiser to develop activities which will engage with the local community.
  • Effectively work with the Retail Manager to develop a retail strategy which will identify new and innovative commercial income streams.
  • Develop, lead and manage volunteers within the income generation team
  • Manage the operational processes for the effective and efficient delivery of the income generation programme.
  • Lead, coach and manage all staff within the department to maximise their potential and promote positive relationships and effective team working.

Person specification to include:

  • Previous experience in a senior fundraising/management role
  • Strategic planning experience in order to develop, implement and monitor initiatives
  • Experience in managing and leading a multi discipline team to deliver significant financial targets
  • The proven ability to establish and maintain collaborative, professional working relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong operational and project management skills
  • A collaborative team player
  • Professional attitude and self motivated
  • Knowledge and experience of hospices combined with a genuine empathy with Hospice objectives and commitment to the work and values of the Hospice movement

Deadline for applications: 21st July 2017

PSR interviews: 25th and 26th July 2017

Charity interviews week of 7th August 2017

For more information, or to receive a full copy of the job description and person specification, please email your CV to: info@pollysymondsonrecruitment.co.uk.


Retail Bank


Do you have retail experience and would like an opportunity to work flexibly to support our Charity Retail shops?   If so, we would like to hear from you.


For further details and/or an application pack, please contact: recruitment@theshakespearehospice.org.uk or telephone: 01789 266852.

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