Major Supporter Manager

7 days left

£35000 per annum
14 Sep 2016
05 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type
Great opportunity to join this health charity at an exciting time. You will be responsible for increasing resources from High Net Worth Individuals.

The Role
Manage a portfolio of existing major donors giving between 10,000 and 100,000, delivering excellent stewardship and building strong relations
Work with the Deputy Director of Fundraising to develop relationships with prospective donors to support the charitys activities and in particular in support of the 2 million appeal for its London based research centre
Lead on the development of strategies to progress relationships with major supporters to ensure effective cultivation involving the wider fundraising team, senior managers and trustees to build relationships to ensure their journey with Asthma UK is maximised and their value maintained
Oversee the development and delivery of cultivation and solicitation plans and the delivery of a donor centric communication strategy
Work closely with the Major Supporter Officer and the wider team to identify and research new potential major supporters
To lead the development of proposals and any promotional brochures or written materials in support of major supporter fundraising initiatives

The Candidate
In depth knowledge of major donor fundraising techniques and the UK philanthropic environment
Broad knowledge of fundraising and the voluntary sector, and how other fundraising mechanisms work in conjunction with major donor fundraising
Demonstrable success of securing five and six figure gifts from high net worth individuals
Experience of successfully managing individual relationships from prospect through to donor
Experience of managing major donor relationships to a high standard
Line management experience is desirable
Experience of developing and implementing annual and long-term plans in a fundraising environment
Experience of meeting financial targets within in a fixed timescale
Experience of developing effective face-to-face relationships with supporters, prospects and senior stakeholders


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 and 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 and an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003.

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