Closing date: 16 October 2020
Job Type: Paid
Location: East London
Who we are:
Muslim Aid are an International not-for-profit providing support to communities around the world affected by disasters, conflict or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background.
We place strong emphasis on long-term development projects that build the capacity of local people helping themselves. In addition to the 11 country offices worldwide we also work with multiple partner offices focussing on sustainable development programmes and providing humanitarian relief during times of crisis.
Summary of the role:
The Head of Fundraising & Marketing is a key member of Muslim Aid’s Leadership Team with responsibility for developing our fundraising and marketing communication strategy and overseeing all marketing communication activities across the organisation.
The post holder will be responsible for raising and growing revenue, will design and implement a sustainable development strategy to increase philanthropic revenue from a diverse portfolio of supporters across the UK. They will mentor and lead a team of fundraisers to achieve ambitious revenue and renewal goals year over year, while delivering excellent stewardship experiences for our supporters.
About the Role:
Working closely with staff and partners at both Muslim Aid in London and in the country offices, you will support and lead fundraising and marketing communication efforts throughout Muslim Aid.
The main responsibilities of this role will be to:
This role is based in the UK and open to individuals with unrestricted right to live and work in the UK. At this stage we are unable to offer sponsorship opportunities.
To be successful in this role:
Why you should apply:
If you are passionate about fundraising and an inspiring communicator, who would enjoy leading a team that is committed to what they do and where they work, this role is an exciting opportunity for a strategic values-driven leader wanting to leave their mark.
You will be joining a supportive and a diverse INGO, built upon Islamic values, as a specialist in your field. Muslim Aid offer a 35-hour week, generous holiday allowance of 37 days (including bank holidays), flexible working and encourage a healthy work-life balance.
How to apply:
To apply please submit your cover letter (no more than 1 page) and CV to [email protected]
Muslim Aid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our care/employment. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a DBS check. In addition, all successful candidates for finance roles will undergo an Experian Credit Check.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief or age.
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications will be accepted until closing date, however, Muslim Aid reserves the right to initiate interviews and the selection process on a rolling basis with the aim of identifying an appropriate candidate as quickly as possible.
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