We define philanthropy as the giving of resources in an engaged and strategic way for maximum impact and in a tax efficient manner. It can include the giving of money, assets, time, talent, voice and one’s social capital. We believe in the power of philanthropy as a great social connector and the source of many great opportunities.

City Philanthropy

A Wealth of Opportunity

Director of Philanthropy & Partnerships: Impetus - PEF

Feb 28th 2017
Over two million young people in the UK live with the daily reality of economic deprivation. They are at greater risk of falling behind at school and when they leave school, of not being able to access university or find and keep jobs. Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation (Impetus-PEF) works to transform the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by ensuring they get the support they need to achieve that success.
Impetus-PEF is looking for an inspirational leader, to manage its high-performing philanthropy team of nine. The role will require a commercially-minded, motivated, strategic thinker with proven experience of income-generation, and developing and sustaining effective relationships at Board, Chief Executive, and donor level. The new Director of Philanthropy & Partnerships is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy that grows our income across a variety of streams (philanthropic, sponsorship, events and grant funding) that are crucial to our work and that of the 20+ charities in their portfolio. The vital role will be responsible for annual income targets starting at £5 million. The role will require a strategic thinker who understands the trade-offs between short-term and longer-term prospects as well as balancing core fundraising requirements with broader leverage opportunities. The Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships will inspire and lead the Philanthropy team including Events, ensuring that all targets are met and the
risk around all income areas is highlighted and managed.
Duration: Full-time
Location: Central London, NW1 1BU; occasional home working available.
Salary: in the region of £90,000
Reporting to: CEO
Line manages: (2) Senior Philanthropy Managers, Events Manager and
Associate Philanthropy Manager.
Key relationships: All Philanthropy team members. All other Impetus-PEF staff. Senior Management Team (SMT), Trustees and high level volunteers, donors, senior representatives of grant-making trusts, business and high profile individuals.
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for this role, please read the job advert and download the job description here and candidate information pack for further information.
For an informal conversation prior to applying to this role, please contact Impetus-PEF’s search consultant: christine.buccella@execucare.com
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