Job title: Head of Major Giving (maternity cover anticipated 11 months)
Reporting to: 
Chief Executive
Full time 35 hours per week (part-time applicants will be considered with proposals on how this can be implemented)
Maternity cover. Anticipated 11-month contract commencing April 2021
£35,000-£39,000 full time

We are looking for a passionate and driven fundraising leader to cover the maternity leave of our existing Head of Major Giving. The post holder will be responsible for raising funds across trusts and foundations, major donors and corporates to deliver our range of tinnitus support services and support our research ambitions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the first year of our two-year major giving strategy that will drive fundraising through a period of significant growth. The strategy includes increasing the staff team to lead this income growth.

Duties include:

  • Leading the Major Giving fundraising function to drive income growth that supports the development of the BTA’s support for people with tinnitus and progress towards a cure.
  • Implementing the first year of a two-year fundraising growth strategy.
  • Leading a team of new and existing staff to increase fundraising income across trusts and foundations, major donors and corporates.
  • Being an active member of the BTA’s Leadership Management Team to support the Chief Executive in the strategic management of the charity.

The person:

  • Recent and substantial experience in a fundraising role with demonstrable experience in either trusts and foundations, corporates, and major donors.
  • A passionate fundraiser able to lead a department to create significant income growth which leads to positive change.

Download the job description and person specification

BTA welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

How to apply

Application is by CV and cover letter sent to Helen Goldsby-West by email at [email protected] outlining proposed hours of work and salary expectations.  

Application queries can also be forwarded to this same email address.

If you are unable to apply via email please send your application to Helen Goldsby-West, British Tinnitus Association, Ground Floor, Unit 5, Acorn Business Park, Sheffield, S8 0TB.

Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday 2 March 2021. Interviews will take place by Zoom week commencing 15 March 2021.