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Philanthropy Manager - Major Donors

Permanent, Full Time
£28,870 to £32,170 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent Benefits
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We are looking for a creative and passionate major donor fundraiser with a demonstrable track record of success in raising funds from HNWIs to join a highly successful team in a fun work environment where you will get the opportunity to personally manage a portfolio of loyal mid high value supporters.

The Company
Last year, this national charity raised over 25m from individuals, companies, trusts, foundations and community organisations. They believe however that there is potential to do so much more and under the leadership of a new CEO and Executive Director of Income Generation, they are now developing a new strategy for doubling income from voluntary fundraising.

The Role
The priority will be to consolidate and build upon the success of established programmes of Major Donors, currently raising circa 1.6m p.a. The postholder will work alongside the Senior Philanthropy Manager and Head of Philanthropy to develop and maintain relationships with, and secure funds from a portfolio of loyal supporters and prospective supporters whilst working with senior colleagues to develop strategies and plans for significantly increasing income during the next five years.

Maintain and develop existing relationships with supporters in individual portfolio
Identify and cultivate new relationship opportunities to secure income
Work closely with senior staff and Trustees to support building major supporter relationships and gaining support with making peer to peer asks
Encourage cross team working with internal colleagues to maintain and develop new fundraising possibilities

The Candidate
This role represents a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience of pro-actively leading their own portfolio of major donors or someone with demonstrable experience of developing supporter relationships, looking to move into becoming a fundraising manager.

Experience of major donor fundraising or other high net worth individual environment
Knowledge of the full life cycle of major donor fundraising, with the confidence to inspire support among new and existing high value donors
Proven track record of securing five-figure gifts
Ability to communicate effectively face to face, in writing, by email, on the telephone, including public speaking

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone, but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

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