We are looking for a Head Of Individual Giving and Trusts with a strong focus on HNWI giving for an incredible, global arts charity.
A prestigious global arts organisation, offering a welcoming friendly environment with opportunities for flexible working.
In conjunction with the Development Director, develop and lead the individual giving and trust fundraising strategies, comprising major giving, patrons, friends, appeal and legacy support.
Cultivate and engage a personal portfolio of high-value prospects and donors, gaining trust and commitment to the Company with the aim of soliciting significant asks and establishing long-term philanthropic relationships.
Provide leadership to the Individual Giving and Trusts team of 4 to achieve targets of 1.7million in 2019/20 (within a departmental target of 2.8 million) and embed the systems and culture for sustained growth.
Identify and solicit gifts towards the ongoing capital campaign, balancing the approach with ongoing revenue support, and transition Capital supporters into revenue giving programmes.
Monitor the performance of the individual giving programme and track the prospect pipeline as well as setting and managing KPIs.
Lead on key events (e.g., Opening Nights, cultivation events, stewardship), liaising with colleagues across the department, Events and Enterprises Team, Board and Executive on guest lists, and preparing briefing and speech notes as required.
Keep abreast of current trends and thinking in philanthropy, membership and trust fundraising, to identify, new opportunities and risks to funding streams.
A proven track record of experience in successful fundraising, preferably in major gifts.
Proven experience of developing innovative and creative funding ideas that inspire and engage donors.
Proven experience of working with Boards and senior volunteers to cultivate relationships with current and potential new supporters.
Significant experience of managing staff and volunteer committees, with the ability to realise and develop colleagues potential.
Desirable experience of raising six figure gifts from individuals or charitable trusts.
Desirable experience of fundraising for a capital campaign and/or for organisations coming out of a capital funding programme.
Desirable experience of fundraising in the arts.
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.
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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.