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Reference: 73993

Date Added: 7 January 2020
Closing Date: 15 January 2020

Job Title: Head of Events and Partnerships

Working For: Reform think tank

Location: London

Salary: £38,000 - £48,000

Job Details

Reform is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic fundraiser to join our brilliant team. This is a senior and exciting role within a busy and influential think tank, and the successful candidate will play a major role in expanding the charity’s reach.

The successful candidate will have at least four years’ experience in fundraising for a not-for-profit organisation, and a proven-track record in securing income. They will develop and lead an ambitious fundraising strategy, with a key focus on expanding and diversifying the charity’s revenue base.

They will be entrepreneurial in their thinking, driven and ambitious in their approach, and passionate about public services. They will be skilled at building long-lasting partnerships and have excellent attention to detail.

If you’re a team player who thrives under pressure, shares Reform’s mission, and relishes the opportunity to join a fun, dynamic team then please apply.

Candidate specification

It is essential that candidates are able to demonstrate:

  • Significant experience of fundraising or business development, ideally including working with individual donors, foundations and corporates
  • Knowledge of fundraising best practice and standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written, and attention to detail
  • An ability to think creatively and generate ideas for improving organisational outputs and processes
  • Strong management skills, including people and project management
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to work autonomously, as part of a small team, and under pressure
  • An understanding of the broader public policy debate

For further information and details on how to apply please visit the Reform website.


Closing Date: 15 January 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Applications will not be accepted after midnight on the closing date.

Interviews will be held on Monday 20th January 2020 and applicants are asked to be available on that date – early and late slots are available. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Application Details

As part of our commitment to diversity, Reform has developed a name- and university-blind application form. All applications should be submitted using the link on the Reform website.

We do not accept cover letters or CVs.


Website: http://reform.uk

Additional Notes