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Head of Celebrity Relationships

Reference
VAC-11073
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Charity
Location
London
Salary
£36,906, rising to £41,298 after a year
Expiry Date
29/05/2018
Reporting to the Executive Director of Philanthropic Partnerships, Head of Celebrity Relationships is an exciting new role at Stonewall.

Job Description

The Fundraising team

The Fundraising team work with individuals, institutions and organisations to raise vital and sustainable funds for Stonewall. We're proud to represent, showcase and support through our incredible donors, Stonewall's work and values. We're a fun, creative bunch who love to work with all teams to engage our donors with the work that they do. We raise funds ethically and are fiercely accountable to our donors. We care about each and every supporter and pride ourselves on building mutually beneficial and profitable long term relationships between them and Stonewall.

Head of Celebrity Relationships, Role Description

Reporting to the Executive Director of Philanthropic Partnerships, Head of Celebrity Relationships is an exciting new role at Stonewall. Working with the ED of Philanthropic Partnerships they are responsible for devising and delivering the Celebrity Engagement Strategy. This post holder will be required to identify opportunities to engage with celebrities and high-profile individuals from across the LGBT community, and its allies, and develop targeted partnerships in support of our new five-year Strategic Plan.  Working with other Heads of teams and senior level colleagues across Stonewall and with a focus on Fundraising, Campaigns and Sports, they will engage and manage celebrities and high-profile individuals, to act as spokes people and to personally endorse and attend our key campaigns and events. 

The Head of Celebrity Relationships will work closely with the Executive Director of Philanthropic Partnership to devise a two-year Celebrity Engagement Strategy. The post holder will play a key part in driving forward Stonewall’s ambitious plans to mark its 30th Anniversary in 2019 and build on the success of this and to considerably increase celebrity participation in some of the organisation’s principle events, including our Equality Dinner.

The Head of Celebrity Relationships is not currently responsible for any direct line reports. They will form part of the newly established, Philanthropic Partnerships Division; joining colleagues from Fundraising and Grants and working alongside other team Heads to develop integrated working practices and establish cross-division opportunities to support income generation.