Head of Development Major Events & Gifts

interim head of development (Major gifts & Events)

Interim head of development (Major gifts & events)

Location: Based in our London Office.
Salary: Highly competitive - Depending on experience.
Contract: Fixed term (ASAP start to May 2024), 37.5 hours.
Application closing date: Friday 13 October.

Our fundraising team

Outward Bound's ambitious and highly successful fundraising team raises over £6m a year. This provides charitable funding for disadvantaged young people to attend our outdoor learning and adventure courses. They leave having learnt that they are capable of more than they ever thought possible.

Young person at Outward Bound

You'll need...

    • Extensive experience of building strong relationships with Major Gift donors and securing large 5 figure + gifts.
    • Extensive Experience of building and executing large scale events and managing Event Budgets and Teams.
    • A natural relationship builder – confident working with HNWIs.
    • A strong understanding of database management and an ability.
    • to support in developing others skills in this area.
    • Highly proactive and efficient.

You'll get

  • Annual leave of 24 days pro-rata, plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance (from start date)
  • Personal Accident Insurance while at work or commuting.

How to Apply

To apply for this job please send an expression of interest (no longer than two sides of A4) saying why you’re the person for this job as well as a copy of your up-to-date CV by 5pm on Friday 13 October. Contact details: a.bolchover@outwardbound.org.uk

If you’re shortlisted for the job, initial telephone interviews will take place on w/c Monday 16 October and if successful at this stage, a face-to-face interview in London.

Young people on expedition