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Director of Development

London, Hybrid
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Prospectus are delighted to be partnering with ThinkForward on their search for a new Director of Development. ThinkForward's vision is that every young person is empowered to gain the confidence, independence and skills they need for a better and brighter future. They do this by delivered unique, personalising coaching for young people at a key stage in their lives.

The Director of Development will lead a committed and highly-skilled development team focused on a range on revenue streams. You will set and deliver the income generation strategy as well as deliver income growth over the next three years. Reporting to the CEO, you will also ensure that the fundraising case for support and its core business proposition are aligned and communicated to a range of supporters and funders.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience across a range of income streams with demonstrable knowledge and expertise in statutory income. You will understand this particular funding landscape and manage the pipeline of current future funding opportunities. You will also be ideally passionate about the power of coaching for young people and ensuring a bright future for all individuals involved in the programmes.

If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Ryan Burdock at Prospectus on

If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.


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