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Major Gifts Team Manager

Permanent, Full Time
£45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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We are looking for a London based Major Gifts Manager to lead a team to secure multiple high value gifts for a well loved animal charity.

The Company
A large, well known and loved animal welfare charity. Hybrid working available with a min of 2 days in the London office going forward.

The Role
Support the Head of Philanthropy by developing, delivering and monitoring the Major Gift elements of the fundraising strategy
The Major Gift Team Manager is responsible for delivering significant growth in fundraising income from major donors (donations of up to 100k).
Devise and deliver annual plans, together with associated budgets, in line with strategic objectives.
Forecast and manage major gift income and expenditure budgets, ensuring records are maintained and updated (accurately and consistently) to enable income reporting and analysis of activity.
Inspire, motivate and lead the Major Gift Team to meet their individual and team annual income targets.
Manage a small portfolio of existing major donors and prospects with the capacity to give up to 100k, and ensure a first class cultivation and stewardship journey.
Plan and design a targeted cultivation strategy and an innovative and personalised suite of communications for major donors.

The Candidate
Proven track record of personally securing 5 and 6 figure Major Gift from individuals in a charity environment to meet agreed targets.
Experience of line managing direct reports to deliver excellent work and supporting their professional development.
Demonstrable experience of writing successful, inspiring, emotive and technically accurate proposals and cases for support tailored to a major donor audience.
Articulate, persuasive and has gravitas with all audiences, including those at the highest level both within the organisation and outside of it.
An inspiring leader, who has previous experience of developing the skills and confidence of their team.


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