Director of Income and Engagement

£81.7k - £81.7k per annum


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About the role:

Goodman Masson are thrilled to be partnered with Women’s Aid on their search for a Director of Income and Engagement.

Who would you be working for?

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Over the past 46 years, Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic abuse through practice, research and policy. Empowering survivors by keeping their voices at the heart of our work, working with and for women and children by listening to them and responding to their needs.

Women’s Aid support services, which include a Live Chat Helpline, the Survivors’ Forum, the No Woman Turned Away Project, the Survivor’s Handbook, Love Respect (dedicated website for young people in their first relationships), the national Domestic Abuse Directory and their advocacy projects, help thousands of women and children every year.

What is the role?

The Director of Income and Engagement within Women’s Aid is a key role within the Executive Leadership Team (ELT). The role centres around building strong relationships, market analysis and forecasting, the ability to maximise business development opportunities and a vision of how to develop the pipeline of opportunities to achieve targets and inspire others. Responsible for leading income generation across fundraising and business development to ensure the long-term sustainability of the Charity. Please see full information here –

Main responsibilities include:

  • Create and lead bold and ambitious fundraising and business development strategies, meeting an annual target of £1.5m restricted and £2m unrestricted income, and delivering growth in income earner of £1.2m annually
  • Support the membership team in delivering the member value proposition; overseeing all membership interactions and directing strategy for engagement
  • As part of the Executive Leadership Team, work with colleagues to develop innovative and practical ways to increase turnover and cost to income ratio
  • Lead the Business Development team to develop and implement a commercial income strategy
  • Report quarterly to the CEO and board of trustees on income generation
  • Responsibility of the Fundraising and Business Development teams

This role is offering a salary of up to £81,795 and is largely remote with occasional travel to Bristol and London required.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Significant evidenced experience of leading income generation in a voluntary organisation
  • Demonstrable experience leading on the development of an income strategy and in identifying and nurturing income opportunities, securing donations and grants in excess of 5-6 figures from individuals, corporate sponsors, and trust funders
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, with excellent networking skills and the ability to liaise and influence at a senior level.
  • Experience sitting on an Executive Leadership Team and working closely with other Directors
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders at differing seniority

Please reach out directly to if you are keen to discuss this further.

**Please note only female applicants will be considered for this position**

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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