We are looking for an experienced grants and/ or major gifts fundraiser to join an ambitious Fundraising team. This is a highly rewarding position for a self-motivated and proactive individual to make a genuine difference in the fight for global justice.
A small charity with a global impact. They fight against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice. from a small and friendly office located near Old Street and Angel in London. The charity offers excellent benefits including 27 days annual leave, 6% non-contributory pension, and an interest-free loan for season ticket or bicycle purchase.
As Senior Fundraising Officer, you will be responsible for growing the charitys income by securing new grants from trusts & foundations, researching and cultivating major donors and corporates and maximising income from existing relationships. With experience of developing compelling funding proposals and donor feedback reports, you will be responsible for packaging the charitys work, building relationships with trusts & foundations (90%), and building major donor profiles (10%). Two days home working and part time hours will be considered.
Lead on the development and implementation of the grant fundraising strategy, including planning, research, writing funding proposals and donor reporting.
Lead on researching and identifying new sources of grant income.
Work with the Campaigns and Programmes teams to package the charitys work and to write bespoke funding applications that are compelling and engaging.
Build productive relationships with new and existing funders, provide effective donor stewardship, and grow the level of funding from this income stream.
Lead on the development and implementation of the major gift strategy (major donors and corporates), including cases for support, prospect research, funding proposals, engagement and donor recognition opportunities.
Manage donor research and use research profiles to develop and implement successful engagement, cultivation and solicitation plans for a portfolio of existing donors and prospects.
Experience of fundraising from major gift sources, such as trusts & foundations, institutional funders, major donors or corporations.
Proven experience of building long-term effective relationships with donors.
Proven experience of developing compelling funding proposals and donor feedback reports.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and an inspiring communication style, with exceptional listening and influencing skills.
Ability to work cooperatively with a broad range of individuals and as part of a team.
Highly self-motivated and proactive, with strong time management, self-administration and organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
A proactive and flexible approach with the ability to work independently and act on initiative where appropriate
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.