Are you passionate about building strong relationships with HNWIs? We have a great opportunity for an exceptional face-to-face fundraiser to join an award-winning charity where you will play a key role in increasing income from major donors to help the charity continue their exceptional growth and reach in transforming the lives of children in the UK. 22.5 hrs. 27,000 pro rata.
A small sized, award winning charity that is transforming the lives of children across the UK. Over the next five years, the charity plans to double the number of children and families supported by its innovative programme; further its profile and influence; and grow and diversify its voluntary income streams. The charity also offers flexible working
This is a great opportunity to make your mark on a brand-new income stream with this award-winning charity. With full buy in and support from the HoF and CEO, you will be given the autonomy to use your major donor experience to shape the income stream. The charity has an untapped potential of 100s of HNWIs in its alumni who have existing warm relationships with the charity already.
The Hof Fundraising envisages the post holder being in the office one of those days, with the other two networking out of the office. One day homeworking is also available.
Research and identify prospective individuals and major donors from our alumni and wider afield
Establish a strong funding pipeline, creating new prospects for our priority funding areas
Research alumni and cultivate them, creating a major donor pipeline
Steward existing donors
Working with the HoF and Head of Finance, put together accurate budgets for applications and reports
Work with the CEO on a new event in 2018 which has the potential to introduce approx. 50 new prospects
Secure multi-year grants, as well as one-off gifts for both restricted and unrestricted income
Alongside the HoF, represent the charity at face-to-face meetings with donors and prospects, successfully engaging them with the charitys aims and objectives
You will have excellent networking skills with a range of stakeholders; strong presentation skills; excellent listening skills and the ability to think creatively and quickly to make a convincing case for support; positive and polite friendly manner; able to remain calm under pressure; work well in a team; demonstrates good emotional intelligence and is proactive and persuasive.
Solid and varied experience of major donor, community or other relationship fundraising or other transferrable experience
Demonstrable success in obtaining donations from individuals and of making asks
Track record of securing meetings and of influencing and of building effective relationships
Proven experience of devising application budgets and project plans and reporting against them
Understanding of sector best practice and relevant fundraising/charity legislation
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.