Be part of a world-renowned organisation helping to fund projects that will benefit cancer patients across the UK and internationally.
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity (RMCC) raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. Together with the hospital we ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, RMCC funds the development of new ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Our recent emergency appeal raised over £2m to support hospital staff and patients through the Covid-19 pandemic.
We are halfway through an ambitious three-year strategy that will deliver £80m of funding to support a world-class programme of research, treatment and care. We are also in the final stages of a £70 million capital appeal to build the Oak Cancer Centre at The Royal Marsden in Sutton.
The Philanthropy & Partnerships directorate has led the majority of this fundraising, successfully securing a lead donation of £25 million and multiple 7 and 6 figure donations from trusts and foundations, major donors, corporate partners and special events/high value committee supporters. The Charity is now working closely with the hospital on exciting plans for a new major redevelopment project to launch in 2022/23 on the Chelsea site.
As Head of Philanthropy Research & Operations, you will lead on the development and delivery of our prospect research and pipeline strategy, a vital part of the Philanthropy & Partnerships team’s ambition to raise significant funds from major donors, trusts, high value committees and corporate supporters.
As part of a wider operational remit, you will ensure our team has the right management information needed to make informed business decisions, including income reporting and pipeline management.
The successful candidate will also take a lead role in reviewing and promoting the Philanthropy & Partnerships team’s compliance with relevant legislation and act as an expert, when required, across the charity. This will include working closely with the Head of Data & Fundraising Operations, particularly in the context of data protection and supporter privacy.
To formally apply, please submit a CV and supporting statement (ideally maximum 2 sides of A4 each) that clearly outlines your suitability for the role against the criteria provided in the person specification, including your interest and motivation in applying for this position.
Please ensure that your application is emailed to email@example.com inserting “The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity – Head of Philanthropy Research & Operations” into the subject field.
For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Peridot Partners
Simon Callaghan | firstname.lastname@example.org | 07702 678658
Tara Patel | email@example.com | 07398 901458
We wish to encourage applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief.
All applications will be considered solely on merit.
Disabled applicants are invited to contact us in confidence at any point during the recruitment process to discuss steps that could be taken to overcome operational difficulties presented by the role, or if any adjustments or support are required regarding the recruitment process.
Closing date: open process – rolling applications
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