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Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships

The Circle celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2023. This is an exciting time to join, with a new five-year strategic plan focused on economic empowerment and ending violence.

We are looking for a skilled and creative relationship fundraiser to join The Circle as its first Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships, leading income generation and driving growth to achieve future ambitions and support more women and girls globally.

The Circle achieved over its target of £600,000 income this year, with ambitions to grow this to £750,000 in 2023/24 and £1m over the medium term. 50% of this will be allocated to women-led grassroots partners, focusing particularly on the global south and also some UK-based projects.

Existing funders include a mix of trusts and foundations, HNWIs and corporate partners (including TikTok, L’Oréal Foundation, Universal Music and Movement for Good). There is significant potential with HNWI audiences, corporate partnerships, events and a keen interest in exploring diaspora fundraising.

  • Salary: £55,000 – £60,000 dependent on experience
  • Location: Remote (UK-based), with London travel at least twice a month
  • Hours: Full time, flexible working options, open to 4dpw – please discuss
  • Deadline: Closes 21 November 2023

Click here to see the job description and information on how to apply!

The Circle are partnering with Naomi Carruthers at QuarterFive Fundraising
Recruitment for this appointment. For a confidential discussion of this role and to make
an application, please get in touch:

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 21st November 2023. Application is by CV and
cover letter. Cover letters should not be more than 2 pages, detailing how your
experience meets the key essential criteria. CVs should be max. 3 pages

We fight the inequalities and injustices that women face

We expand to welcome more and more women who wish to be a part of The Circle and bring new energies for great projects.

Antonella Antonelli, Circle Ambassador