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Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity Deputy Director Relationship Fundraising

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity

Deputy Director of Relationship Fundraising

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Location: London, WC1N

Contract: Permanent, full-time

Salary: £85,000 per annum

The Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity (GOSH Charity), which exists to transform the lives of seriously ill children and their families from across the UK, is seeking a Deputy Director of Relationship Fundraising to be a strategic lead for a new capital appeal, galvanising high value and public fundraising teams, stakeholders and supporters.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is one of the world’s leading children's hospitals. Since its formation in 1852, the hospital has been dedicated to children’s healthcare and to finding new and better ways to treat childhood illnesses.

GOSH Charity supports rebuilding and refurbishment at the hospital and helps support families and children, as well as funding research into children’s health and life-saving medical equipment.  

Following a recent organisational restructure, the charity is launching a recruitment drive this October to create a new Fundraising Directorate to support a new and bold five-year strategy and investment. This includes the role of Deputy Director of Relationship Fundraising, leading the Relationship Fundraising department to deliver growth in voluntary net income and to help deliver the biggest capital appeal its ever undertaken. This is a truly exciting and transformational point in the charity’s history.

The role will be responsible for managing Heads of Philanthropy & Principal Gifts, Special Events, Partnership Management, Partnership Development and the Senior Stewardship & Analysis Manager, and enabling their high performing teams to raise more than £20m a year.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in leadership of a high value fundraising function, with success in driving significant income growth across a multi-million pound fundraising portfolio. You will also have experience of delivering seven or eight figure support from major philanthropists, and seven figure support from corporate partnerships, as well as a strong knowledge of a wide range of fundraising activities, including philanthropy, special events, corporate partnerships and innovation.

Finally, you will have exceptional senior leadership and line management skills, alongside outstanding interpersonal, communication, negotiation and influencing talents with the ability to persuade, motivate and inspire others.

For more details, including on how to apply, click through to the candidate pack. 

PLEASE NOTE: We expect high demand for this opportunity and will be longlisting applications as soon as we receive them, so please apply early to register your interest. 
Monday 22nd November, 9am (GMT).    

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