Director of Income Generation

Motor Neurone Disease Association

The MND Association focuses on funding research, improving access to care and campaigning for people living with or affected by MND in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We have over 11,000 members forming a powerful network providing information and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments, and brings us closer to a cure. We campaign and raise awareness so the needs of people with MND are recognised and addressed by wider society. We have over 10,000 active volunteers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 220 employees, all dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by MND, now and in the future. We improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. People with MND, their families and carers are at the heart of everything we do.


As our new Director of Income Generation, you will have a key role to play in this as we seek to grow our income to support these ambitions. We’re looking for a strategic and ambitious leader who will embrace this role with passion and pace to help us grow beyond the c. £30m of fundraised income we currently secure. 

You will be an established senior fundraising leader with a successful track record of leading and developing multi-functional teams to deliver growth across a portfolio of channels, including individual giving, high value, corporate, trusts, legacies and community fundraising. A natural relationship builder, you will be adept at engaging with a wide a range of partners, donors and volunteers to create an exceptional supporter experience. Collegiate in your approach, you will be an inspiring leader, have the ability and confidence to test and learn, showing agility and creativity in your approach. You will be highly engaging and able to adapt your approach to anyone you are working with. You will value managing relationships, providing excellent supporter care, and have the drive, gravitas and presence to deliver   transformational change and success. As a member of ELT, you will also  work closely with me and the wider leadership team to lead the charity towards continued success.

We are an open, non-hierarchical organisation and as our Director of Income Generation  you will actively embrace this approach. We want our employees, volunteers and trustees to represent the diversity of the communities of which we are a part, and for our research, services and influencing work to reflect the diverse needs of all those living with MND. 


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.