Head Of Major Gifts & Partnerships

Head Of Major Gifts and Partnerships 


Range: £50,583 - £55,220 per annum


37.5 hours per week, although we are open to hearing from candidates who are able to work a minimum of 4 days a week. 

Minimum age:

Main hospice site, Havering-atte-Bower

Contract type:

Permanent, full time

Application deadline:

 Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be shortlisted upon receipt.

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The role

We are excited about this role as we look to drive real growth and development through major giving and relationship fundraising for Saint Francis Hospice.

This post will build on the success achieved by their predecessor and raise income from major donors, corporate fundraising, trusts and foundations in particular whilst also supporting the management of the Legacy Manager and growth and development of the wider fundraising strategy.

You will be a people person who loves to engage and inspire others.  Your proactive and organised approach supports your drive to succeed and build new relationships, develop new ideas, and see them through to fruition.  You will have excellent writing skills and work well with others to ensure that applications, cases for support and reports are inspiring, accurate and excellent. You will develop your team and managers and be ambitious about the future of this area of fundraising. Whilst meeting agreed targets and goals.

About you

Ideally, you will have experience in both major donors, trust & statutory fundraising. In addition to the above you will have a passion for end of life care at Saint Francis Hospice as well as enthusiasm in leading a great team of passionate and driven fundraising managers and executives and have a great track record of achieving and exceeding income targets. 

About Saint Francis Hospice

We are a large local hospice providing palliative and end of life care services to thousands of people every year who live in the boroughs of Brentwood, Havering, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge.  Our Values are important to us and the team are high achievers with ideas and energy and drive to ensure Saint Francis Hospice achieves its organisational objectives.  If you are inspired by this and the position fits with your skills, values and experience, then we would love to hear from you.

The job description and person specification are available for you to download below.

The position offers flexibility with a mix of home working and office based to be discussed. This is a full-time position, but we are open to hearing from candidates who are able to work a minimum of 4 days a week.

Want to hear more?

For further information or to discuss this job opportunity please contact Jane Frame on jobs@sfh.org.uk

 Please note that a Basic DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) criminal record check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.


Please click on the apply button to download an application form and we would appreciate if you could also complete & return an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and email these to jobs@sfh.org.uk.


Applications will be sent for shortlisting upon receipt, therefore interviews will take place on an ongoing basis and shortlisted candidates will be given at least 7 days' notice by email of invitation to interviews.