Head of Fundraising and Partnerships


London - SW8

£50,000 salary, plus benefits


To help us increase the range and scope of our impact we are looking for a new Head of Fundraising and Partnerships. This commercially-focused role will drive the development and implementation of fundraising activity at BookTrust, including individual giving and corporate partnerships, including sponsorship. Our ambition is to grow our unrestricted annual income to £2m within three years by making the most of the opportunities provided by our growing corporate partner portfolio, our new Friends programme and our mid-level giving scheme.


Leading a small team and working closely with marketing, communications and arts-based colleagues, this hands-on role will require an entrepreneurial approach, commercial acumen and strong knowledge of fundraising. The role will ensure that we identify and maximise every opportunity to develop our income and engagement, whilst helping to ensure that the BookTrust brand is known and loved, and that we are the go-to organisation for children's reading.


If you have strong fundraising management credentials with great personal drive and a collegiate working style, we would love to hear from you. You may have sales and marketing experience in your professional background as well as fundraising; if so, all the better!


To apply for this role please send a full CV, equal opportunities monitoring form, and comprehensive covering letter detailing how you meet the job requirements to


Closing date: 9.00am 15 February 2016

Interviews: w/c 29 February 2016



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Human Resources


G8 Battersea Studios

80 Silverthorne Road

London SW8 3HE



BookTrust is an equal opportunities employer

We aim to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability and that all appointments are made solely on the basis of merit.


In order that our equality policy is effective we carry out regular monitoring of job applicants, and we would therefore ask you to complete the equality monitoring form. This information will be kept centrally within our secure HR department, completely separate from your recruitment application form and will be used for the sole purpose of compiling statistical information. The information will be separated from the application form and will not be given to the selection panel. The completed monitoring form will be destroyed once the information given in it has been collated.


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