Head of Fundraising

Are you a successful fundraiser?

Do you have a track record of delivering ambitious growth strategies?

Do you have a passion for environmental issues and an appreciation of the importance of trees in sustaining life and human well-being?

If your answer is ‘Yes’ to all these questions then this could be the role for you.

International Tree Foundation (ITF) is a charity that runs tree planting and education programmes in the UK and Africa. ITF supports community-led initiatives that protect, plant and promote trees and forests in order to preserve biodiversity and habitats, reverse deforestation, improve livelihoods and tackle climate change.

This is an exciting time for a creative and dynamic senior fundraiser to spearhead the achievement of the income diversification and growth targets in our new five year Growing Together strategy.

This is a new post in the organisation and the Fundraiser will be responsible for shaping our fundraising strategy and generating new income streams. Key duties include:

  • Developing and leading the fundraising strategy
  • Managing the fundraising and marketing team
  • Corporate partnerships
  • Individual giving
  • Statutory grants
  • Donor and supporter relationship management

This is a full time position for 35 hours per week based at our offices in Oxford. The starting salary offered is £35,363 – £38,578 per annum depending on experience.

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Programmes GIS Volunteer

This is a great opportunity to volunteer with ITF at our offices in Summertown, Oxford. It offers the chance to learn new skills, gain confidence and experience working in a dynamic office environment while contributing to our vital work.

Working closely with the Programmes Manager you will help to develop ITF’s new ‘Projects and Trees’ database and mapping system. This will help ITF to monitor and support projects in Africa and the UK from our office in Oxford, and to communicate the progress through maps and reports.

You will also be involved in:

  • Keeping up to date with our projects across Africa and the UK
  • Carrying out specific projects such as surveys with project partners
  • Producing reports for donors and our Board
  • Contributing to the activities of ITF as needed

Training can be given on the job, but knowledge/experience of GIS and mapping is essential, and the following areas would be useful: forestry/ agroforestry, natural resource management, environment, conservation and community engagement.

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Programmes Volunteer

WORKING closely with the Communications and Fundraising Officer, you will have the chance to learn and contribute to all areas of our communications activity including content for our website and social media. You may also be able to contribute to our bimonthly E-newsletter and annual Trees Journal.

This is a chance to work as a volunteer at ITF’s office in Osney Mead, Oxford – and a valuable opportunity for someone wanting to gain experience in the not-for-profit conservation and development sector.  If you are looking for ways to gain employability, this is a great way to learn new skills whilst building confidence and contributing to our vital work.

If you are motivated, enthusiastic, well organised and tenacious, and especially if you have experience in communications and/or an interest in environmental and international development issues, then this is the perfect role for you.

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Volunteer Communications Assistant

WORKING closely with the Communications and Fundraising Officer, you will have the chance to learn and contribute to all areas of our communications activity including content for our website and social media. You may also be able to contribute to our bimonthly E-newsletter and annual Trees Journal.

This is a chance to work as a volunteer at ITF’s office in Osney Mead, Oxford – and a valuable opportunity for someone wanting to gain experience in the not-for-profit conservation and development sector.  If you are looking for ways to gain employability, this is a great way to learn new skills whilst building confidence and contributing to our vital work.

If you are motivated, enthusiastic, well organised and tenacious, and especially if you have experience in communications and/or an interest in environmental and international development issues, then this is the perfect role for you.

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Volunteer Fundraising Assistant

We are looking for a self-starter with a “can do” attitude to work as a voluntary fundraiser with our team. You will have the chance to learn and contribute to all areas of our fundraising activity, managing your own projects and supporting others.

At the International Tree Foundation we plant, protect and promote trees and forests in the UK and internationally by working with communities to establish sustainable community forestry projects that benefit the environment, individuals and communities.

This is a chance to work as a volunteer with the International Tree Foundation at our offices in Osney Mead, Oxford – and a valuable opportunity for someone wanting to gain experience in the not-for-profit conservation and development sector.  If you are looking for ways to gain employability, this is a great way to gain new skills whilst building confidence and contributing to our vital work.

If you are motivated, enthusiastic, well organised and tenacious, and especially if you have experience in fundraising and an interest in environmental and international development issues, then this is the perfect role for you.

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Volunteer Office Assistant

Working closely with our Finance and Facilities Manager, you will be asked to assistant with a wide range of office/ secretarial duties.

This is a chance to work as a volunteer with the International Tree Foundation at our offices in Osney Mead, Oxford – and a valuable opportunity for someone wanting a new challenge to gain experience in the not-for-profit conservation and development sector.  This is a great way to gain new skills whilst building confidence and contributing to our vital work.

If you are motivated, enthusiastic and well organised and tenacious, and especially if you have experience in the field of office management, then this role is for you.

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