Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement 

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09 April 2021
Prostate Cancer UK
Location: London
Salary: £85,000 – £90,000
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Job Description

Salary £85,000 - £90,000 per annum

London, UK

Every day, in the UK, around 130 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and over thirty men die of the disease. Our story that prostate cancer had overtaken breast cancer as the third most common cancer killer hit the headlines in February 2018 and in January 2020, we announced that prostate cancer had become the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK, a decade ahead of previous estimates. The impact of the pandemic has added to the challenges for those facing prostate cancer. Our work has never been more urgent. 

We have a vision of a world where lives are not limited by prostate cancer. In practical terms this means funding ground-breaking research, supporting men with advice and information, influencing for change in UK policy and health services and raising peoples awareness about this poorly understood disease. We need to grow our income to keep pace with our ambition and had been successful in doing that over recent years. 

Our new Director of Fundraising & Supporter Engagement will be joining an agile, forward thinking, and creative team that moves at pace.  Key to our success over recent years has been our audience and engagement strategy; our new Director will work in partnership with the Director of Communications to continue to drive and develop our approach in this area.

Were looking for an enterprising, ambitious and strategic leader with a strong track record of leading teams to grow sustainable income.  Youll be passionate about customer engagement, uphold the highest standards of compliance and bring your experience in business planning and strategic development to your role as a member of the charity Leadership Team.  Youll embrace our collaborative approach, be a rigorous, clear thinker who will help move the organisation forward and understand that people are at the heart of everything we do. 

Whatever your background, you will share our passion to see prostate cancer beaten once and for all.  If you have the skills, experience, and drive to help lead us through the next stage of our journey, we would love to hear from you.  We are committed to increasing the diversity of our senior team and would particularly welcome applications that would help us achieve this aim. 

This appointment is being handled by our advising consultants, Starfish Search.  To find out more about the role please visit their website via the link below, where you can download a full copy of the candidate pack and apply.

Closing Date: Friday 9th April 2021

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.