Fundraising Research Executive

£30000 - £35000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type
9 month contract
Full time (Willing to discuss flexible working arrangements)

Prospectus is proud to be working with a well known society who have been the force behind gardening for more than 200 years. Best known for their world famous Flower Shows and Gardens, their charitable work is diverse and includes connecting millions of children with nature through the Campaign for School Gardening, managing Europe's largest community gardening campaign, and conducting pioneering horticultural science research.

With a belief that everyone in every village, town and city should benefit from growing plants to enhance lives, build stronger, healthier, happier communities and create better places to live, they want to enrich everyone's life through plants and make Britain a greener and more beautiful place.

Our client has recently launched a major £100million investment programme, which includes exciting new projects. We are leading the search for a Fundraising Research Executive on a contract basis to cover maternity leave, reporting into the Head of Major Funding in the growing and dynamic Major Funding team.

They already have an enviable network of contacts supporting our work but they need to expand our network of trusts and major Donors to help fund ambitious targets.

In this role you will be providing research into both trusts and individuals , producing donor profiles, reports and biographies and helping to feed the major funding pipeline, allowing fundraisers to make informed choices and maximise opportunities on a variety of fundraising activities.

This role reports to the Head of Major Funding and offers opportunity to shape the direction of the fundraising pipeline. You'll have an understanding of fundraising, together with some experience of research and the ability to use a customer contact database, along with a genuine desire to help us access some of the biggest funding sources available.

If you are interested in this role, please apply with your CV in Microsoft Word format.