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Head of Fundraising and Comms

Do you want to make life better for LGBT+ victims and survivors of abuse?

Galop, the UK’s LGBT+ anti-abuse charity, is seeking someone passionate about improving life for the LGBT+ community in the UK to be our new Head of Fundraising and Comms.

Galop works directly with thousands of LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence every year. We specialise in supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, hate crime, and other forms of abuse including honour-based abuse, forced marriage, and so-called conversion therapies. We are a service run by LGBT+ people, for LGBT+ people, and the needs of our community are at the centre of what we do.

We run two national support helplines: one for LGBT+ victims and survivors of domestic abuse, and the other for LGBT+ people who have experienced hate crime. We provide advocacy services, both in London and nationally, for LGBT+ victims who need longer-term support. We are person-centred, empowerment-based, and trauma-informed – meaning our focus is always on helping our clients decide what is best for them, and then supporting them through their journey.

We use what we learn through working on the frontlines with clients to work on national and local policy change, to improve outcomes for LGBT+ victims and survivors of abuse and violence. We build evidence through key pieces of research, like our upcoming report into LGBT+ experiences of sexual violence. We push for legislative change, improved statutory guidance for victims, and better understanding of the needs of LGBT+ people around the country.

This is a pivotal moment in Galop’s journey. We have grown quickly over the last five years and your work will help to protect and support even more of our community. You’ll have the opportunity to work with our incredible cause, establishing and growing our voluntary income programmes across individual and corporate donors.

You’ll work directly with the CEO, who is from a fundraising background, to develop the fundraising strategy for unrestricted funds within the organisation. You will also work with the CEO to direct the work of an external grant writer for trusts and foundations applications.

You’ll have oversight of our external comms, helping us to build a strong public profile, as well as being part of our senior leadership team, contributing to the overall direction of Galop’s work.

If you have a good strategic brain, know how to grow donations for a cause like ours, and feel excited by this role, we want to hear from you.

We recognise that your experience may be from unpaid roles as well as formal employment. We want to know why you’re the right person for this role, not whether you’ve been given the right opportunities.

At Galop, we believe that life should be safe, just and fair for all LGBT+ people, and that includes our staff in the workplace. We believe in equity and understand the importance of inclusion for staff with a wide range of lived experience. No matter your age, race, faith, orientation, gender identity, disability, or class, we want you to feel welcome here. To that end Galop has a multi-year Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion plan in place, currently focusing on equity and inclusion for trans and BAMER members of staff. We are committed to listening and learning, and to constant improvement. We believe it is our job to make sure that all our staff, particularly those from minoritised backgrounds, feel welcome, safe, and able to thrive at Galop.

 

Location

Galop’s offices are located in London. This role will be based in the office following the end of the current pandemic. The team is working remotely while the pandemic continues

Hours

Full Time (35 hours per week)

Contract

Permanent

Salary

Galop uses the NJC scales. This post is on NJC scale points 30-36 (£37,496 – £43,594 per year including London Weighting).

Closing Date

Applications should be submitted by 10:00am on July 19th 2021.

First round interviews will be held on July 28th 2021.

Location

Galop’s offices are located in London. This role will be based in the office following the end of the current pandemic. The team is working remotely while the pandemic continues

Hours

Full Time (35 hours per week)

Contract

Permanent

Salary

Galop uses the NJC scales. This post is on NJC scale points 30-36 (£37,496 – £43,594 per year including London Weighting).

Closing Date

Applications should be submitted by 10:00am on July 19th 2021.

First round interviews will be held on July 28th 2021.

Questions?

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further prior to application, please contact our CEO, Leni Morris, at leni@galop.org.uk

 

 

Please send completed applications and equal opportunities form by email only to recruitment@galop.org.uk

 

Click here to download an application pack