Director of Development, Leicestershire

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The Loughborough Schools FoundationLeicestershire

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Start date: 01/07/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


To commence 1 July 2019

Loughborough Schools Foundation is recruiting a Director of Development, due to the retirement of the current post holder. The successful candidate will focus on the delivery of increased philanthropic returns and developing relations with the broader Foundation community (including alumni) through an extensive programme of communications and events. S/he will manage an effective Development department of five staff.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of fundraising for a complex organisation and the ability to develop a programme of strategic donor development. S/he will have gained senior management experience, be strategically minded and resourceful.

Loughborough Schools Foundation is a charitable foundation comprising of four independent schools and a nursery in the heart of Loughborough, educating children from 6 weeks to 18 years. The schools enjoy a very high reputation for their academic, cultural and sporting achievements and for the quality of their pastoral care. 

The post attracts a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package which includes a generous school fee discount. Candidates should be aware that this post does involve regular travel and some weekend/evening working.

To find out more about the Foundation and to apply please visit or email

Closing date for receipt of applications: noon on 25 February 2019

Loughborough Schools Foundation are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Loughborough Schools Foundation is a Company Limited by Guarantee No.4038033.  It is also a Registered Charity No.1081765

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More about The Loughborough Schools Foundation
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 3 Burton Walks, Loughborough, LE11 2DU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1509 283710
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The Loughborough Schools Foundation is a charitable foundation of four independent schools operating under a single Board of Trustees/Directors. The Foundation comprises Loughborough Grammar School, Loughborough High School, Loughborough Amherst Scho...