Head of Fundraising Innovation - Individual Marketing and Legacies

Closed: 05 December 2021
Fundraising Senior Management Individual Giving Legacy

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  • Salary £49,342 per year
  • Location Surrey,Woking, Surrey,Woking, Surrey
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Environment
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Head of Fundraising Innovation - Individual Marketing and Legacies


Woking, Surrey GU21 4LL

This is a rare opportunity for a senior level fundraising professional with knowledge of traditional and digital fundraising methodologies and expertise bringing new products to marketing, from ideation to minimum viable product to change the future of our planet. The fate of our Earth is not a done deal. We can and will save it. As Head of Fundraising Innovation for the world’s leading independent conservation organisation, you will play a vital role in saving our world by delivering a future where people and nature can thrive.

As Head of Fundraising Innovation, you will lead a small and dynamic team responsible for identifying and maximising potential opportunities within individual giving to ensure we meet ambitious income targets and continue to build our reputation as innovators in field. This will involve identifying, developing and introducing new individual giving income streams and products, whilst continuously reviewing and innovating our current individual giving product portfolio. You will manage projects from ideation and conception through to delivery. We will look to you to drive a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within our fundraising teams. Important will be the ability to ensure our public fundraising is relevant and optimised though continuous horizon and trend scanning.

A senior level fundraiser, you must have experience of managing products at scale within the individual giving arena and in-depth knowledge of traditional and digital fundraising methodologies. Used to strategic planning, you will have a history of identifying and implementing performance enhancing activities as well as new income streams. Comfortable leading projects within a complex stakeholder landscape, you will possess a good understanding of fundraising regulation and data protection too. An excellent communicator, you will enjoy working in a collaborative way, be effective at solving problems and meeting deadlines. Critically, you will demonstrate a commitment to the natural world and our core mission.

If you have the expertise and vision to develop our fundraising innovation pipeline and ensure the growth and diversity of our fundraising portfolio, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website via the link, complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up-to-date CV with the Supporting Statement highlighting what makes you a good fit for us.

Application closing date : 05/01/2022

Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you.  Here at WWF, we are committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose.  We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.

Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We are looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.