Could you use your great networking, communications, research and fundraising skills to make a real difference and develop income for a successful regional charity?

Do you share our values of Independence, Respect, Honesty and Teamwork?
Are you looking for a work life balance?

Linkage supports hundreds of adults with Learning Difficulties across Lincolnshire and beyond every week through services including Community and Residential Care, Day Services, a multi-site specialist college, supported employment opportunities and much more.

The new role of Head of Fundraising and Communications is required to lead, develop and grow the fundraising and communications strategy, developing income streams that support the opportunities and choice we deliver for our clients and learners.
We are looking for a proactive results-driven individual with exceptional communication and relationship-building skills, and the confidence and ability to drive the strategy forward.

You will have strong experience of inspiring and leading teams and direct experience of community and events fundraising, successfully writing large grant applications, and in developing and leading teams to reach ambitious targets and KPIs.

You must also be an innovator with the energy and enthusiasm to bring and drive through strong ideas about how to hit fundraising targets in the current fundraising climate.
If this sounds like you then please contact Valerie Waby for an informal chat about the role or visit our website for an application pack.


You will be employed on a permanent contract, working 36.25hrs per week.

Salary: Circa. £36,000

Location: Flexible to work across the Linkage sites to suit candidate, locations include Spilsby, Grimsby and Lincoln.

All applications for this vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions. You can initially apply by CV. Should you do this you will be asked to complete an application form for our safer recruitment process. Communication is undertaken via email, we advise you check your inbox and junk mail. Should you be offered a role you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: 27/04/2020

Please be aware that during the current climate, as a key worker organisation, Linkage Community Trust will continue to recruit. We are taking extra precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our staff and the people we support by holding telephone and Skype interviews.
Posted: 14/04/2020
Closes: 27/04/2020
Flexible to work across the Linkage sites to suit candidate, locations include Spilsby, Grimsby and Lincoln.
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£circa £36,000