Capital Appeal Director

Categories: Education.

Salary: in the region of £50,000 to £60,000 – negotiable
Location: Greenock
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Terms: Initial 2 year Fixed Term Contract

Ardgowan University Teaching Hospice is a well-established Hospice offering specialist palliative and end of life care to the people of Inverclyde.

We are seeking to appoint a highly experienced fundraising professional to this exciting new post, in order to lead on our capital appeal to raise £5 million for a new Hospice building (early pledges of around £1.5 million).

Based in the Hospice’s main office in Greenock, you will be part of a successful and highly motivated team, operating in a dynamic environment which will afford you the opportunity to make your mark and make a difference by delivering this vital project successfully.

You will be educated to degree level, a member of the Institute of Fundraising or other professional body, with a formal qualification in fundraising.  You will have strong previous experience of major donor fundraising and a firm understanding of running and delivering a substantial capital campaign. A natural leader and motivator, you will be exceptional at building relationships and planning
multi-channel fundraising campaigns and also confident in your ability to deliver against a significant fundraising target.

You will work closely with the Chair, Board of Trustees; Trustees; Chief Executive; Project Future Care Development Group; and Senior Management Team to shape and support approaches to prospective and current major donors, trusts and foundations, corporates and other important stakeholders.

If you have the experience, qualifications and the personal drive and commitment that would support your success in this post, please contact us by email at to request an application pack.

Informal contact with Anne Mills, Chief Executive, is encouraged, email

The closing date for return of applications is 9.00am on Monday 24 October 2016.

Ardgowan Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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