Foundation Director

  • Job Reference: 00000414-1
  • Date posted: 15 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Community Foundation Wakefield District
  • Location: Wakefield with the facility to work from home on an agreed basis
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Family Welfare, Older People, Umbrella, Support & Volunteering, Donor Relations & Stewardship, Volunteer
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job description

Background to the post

Founded in 2008, the Foundation has already distributed £1.75 million in grants to over 1,000 community organisations across the Wakefield Metropolitan District. The Foundation is dedicated to strengthening local communities, creating opportunities and tackling issues of disadvantage and exclusion.


About the Foundation Director role

The Chair and Trustees are seeking applications for this exciting opportunity to develop and lead a high-profile charity supporting the communities of Wakefield District, following the retirement of the current director later this year.

We are looking for someone with a passion for community development, who is an innovative, flexible leader with prior fundraising or income generating experience and comfortable in public, private and voluntary sector settings.


How to apply

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to respond to this exciting challenge, then a comprehensive information pack is available and can be downloaded from the Foundation’s website. Please click the 'Apply for this job now' button, you will be redirected to the vacancy page on our website. 

The closing date is Friday 28 May and interviews will be held in Wakefield w/c 21 June.