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Head of Fundraising

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location England (South Central)
Town/City England (South East)
Salary Salary up to £35,000, dependent on qualifications and experience
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 26/01/2018
Company Name Animal Aid
Contact Name
Email mary@animalaid.co.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Wildlife jobs with...Animal Aid, the UK's leading animal rights organisation.
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Animal Aid is one of the UK’s longest established and most respected animal rights organisations. We campaign peacefully to bring an end to animal suffering, and promote cruelty-free living. Our main areas of campaigning are animal farming and slaughter, animal experiments, horse racing, shooting, wildlife culls and promoting veganism. From political lobbying, to hard-hitting undercover investigations, and high-profile media work, we work tirelessly to speak out for the most vulnerable animals. In 2017, our achievements included:

  • Convincing the government to make CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses in England
  • Stopping disastrous plans to race horses in central London
  • Helping to prevent two fox culls from taking place

Whilst we achieve a lot (read more about 2017), Animal Aid is a relatively small and very friendly organisation. Our office in Tonbridge is a vibrant and supportive place to work, where everyone shares the same ethos. Our Fundraising Team plays a vital role in enabling our crucial work for animals to continue.

Now is an incredibly exiting time to take the lead in Animal Aid’s Fundraising department. We have recently developed a dynamic new fundraising strategy, and you will be responsible for taking this forward and making sure that we increase our capacity to make a real difference for animals. There is plenty of scope for bringing fresh ideas and approaches to the role, as well as evaluating the success of existing schemes.

You will line-manage two members of staff – our Senior Fundraiser (part-time) and Supporter Engagement Officer – and report to the Director.

Candidates who have good experience but may not meet all requirements are welcome to apply and will be considered for a role as a senior fundraiser. Additional training will be provided, where necessary.

Salary and hours

  • Full time.
  • Salary up to £35,000, dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • The full Job Description can be downloaded below. CVs and covering letters should be sent to Mary Shephard, Deputy Director, by emailing mary@animalaid.co.uk. Closing date: 26th January 2018.
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