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Philanthropy Manager (Major Donors)

Permanent, Full Time
£35,000 to £35,000 per annum
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A great opportunity for a relationship fundraiser to develop and implement an effective major donor fundraising strategy to grow income and build key relationships with prospective major donors and gain five and six- figure funding.

The Charity
Fighting for a life unlimited for everyone affected by this condition. The charitys mission is to create a world where being born with this condition no longer means a lifelong burden of care and an early death, when everyone living with the condition will be able to look forward to a long, healthy life.

The Role
The focus of the role is to maximise and grow income from major donors through a clearly defined programme of research, networking, applications and excellent stewardship and in particular secure multi-year funding. You will collaborate with the Head of Philanthropy and Senior Philanthropy Manager to develop an over-arching strategy for high net worth individuals, producing annual work plans and delivery of agreed income targets.

To research, identify and maximise the potential of new major donor prospects using the information held within the supporter database as well as external data.
To build relationships with prospective major donors to secure minimum five-figure funding individually, in particular multi-year relationships towards the Philanthropy team target, using senior support as required.
To manage the ongoing relationships with major donors to maximise their long-term support for the charity and utilise their networks and peer to peer fundraising where possible.
To work with the relevant teams to identify projects that would be of interest to current and prospective major donors to prepare high-quality and inspirational proposals tailored specifically for each major donor to secure funding.
To ensure all major donor relationships are provided with exceptional stewardship and personalised cultivation plans are developed, maintained and implemented, in particular quality reporting of the funding provided, and impact achieved.

The Candidate
To be a successful in this role, we are looking for a strong relationships fundraiser who can build key relationships with prospective major donors and gain five and six- figure funding individually, in particular multi-year relationships, and manage the ongoing relationships with major donors sources to maximise their long-term support for the charity.

Experience of fundraising from High Net Worth Individuals.
Proven track record of securing five-figure gifts.
Liaising at all levels with the ability to motivate and inspire others to support financially.
Experience of building internal and external high value networks.
Experience of designing and delivering high impact stewardship programmes and delivering high value events.
Effective communication skills oral and written- to negotiate with, influence, and persuade diverse discerning audiences.

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest. 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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