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Salary: £55,160 - £65,080 pa
2016 marks the 25th anniversary of The National Forest, and as the Forest is rapidly maturing so is the organisation. We recently secured charitable status and are now embarking on our next challenge of income generation, to realise the aspirations of the Forest for a further 25 years. To spearhead this work, we are seeking a talented and experienced Director of Development who can think big and break new ground. In this pivotal role you will lead the delivery of our income generation strategy, securing income streams for both the organisation and the Forest. You will also oversee our marketing capability to expand our reach and presence with key audiences.
This role requires a proven background and profile in income generation with the ability to explore new ways of working and innovative partnerships. You will bring sharp commercial acumen and a relationship-based approach to fundraising. You will be a capable and trusted leader with first-class communication skills, and someone who will drive change and secure success. Above all, you will share our passion for The National Forest, be motivated to create a positive difference for future generations, and be inspired by this unique opportunity to make your mark with a national exemplar of sustainability.
To find out more about the role and how to apply visit: https://www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/development-director-at-national-forest-company-in-swadlincote-derbyshire.5452
For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson, Juliet Brown (0113 205 6089) or Juliet Taylor (020 7426 3990).
Closing date for applications: Monday 12th December 2016
The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) run a range of courses in practical environmental skills throughout the year (e.g. hedgelaying, coppicing, woodland management and dry stone walling). Contact them on 01283 223327 or 0116 2710178 for further details
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