Director of Fundraising and Commercial

Guide Dogs

Location: UK

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 24.12.2021

We are Guide Dogs. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support, they need to live their lives to the full. Our current strategy, By My Side, aims to more than double the number of people Guide Dogs supports by 2023. By introducing new services, embracing new technologies, innovating and collaborating with other charities and organisations, we will be able to support thousands more people living with sight loss. Without the generous support of the public, Guide Dogs would not exist. 95% of our income comes from fundraising, the other 5% from grants, charitable and trading activities. Guide Dogs is a Top 10 UK fundraising income charity. 

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and passionate leader for our senior team. As Director of Fundraising and Commercial, you will lead an ambitious income generation strategy, maximise every penny to fund service provision, and lead one of the most talented teams in the charity sector, driving performance, innovation and impact. Most of all you will truly exhibit our behaviours in everything you do. We hope candidates from all sectors and backgrounds will be inspired to apply and we welcome applications from people with disabilities.

For more information, please visit If you are interested in informal conversation about the role, please contact Samantha Coleman: or Sarah Lowndes Jones: 

Closing day for applications is 24th December 2021.

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