Key Relationships Manager

Macclesfield, Cheshire
Up to £39 000
20 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Key Relationships Manager

East Cheshire Hospice

Based: Macclesfield, Cheshire

Salary: up to £39 000 (dependent on proven track record)

Permanent/ Full Time (flexible working)

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference at this vibrant healthcare charity. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of major donors, ensuring they are stewarded appropriately and engaged with the aims of the charity. You will also be able to create and develop new relationships with philanthropists, trusts and potential legators. 

Key responsibilities within this role will include:

- Provide donors and supporters with first class stewardship ensuring their long-term support

- Identify, secure and manage relationships with new donors, supporters and influencers to generate income focusing on major gifts

- Build and maintain effective, long-term relationships with charitable and family trusts to support specific Hospice services.
- Ensure that all prospects and donors have comprehensive and tailored donor solicitation plans
- Play a key role in major donor cultivation events, presentations and experiences
- Contribute to and develop compelling funding proposals and promotional materials to inform and inspire contacts.

The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

- Proven track record of personally securing major gifts from individuals and trusts (relevant commercial sector experience) in the region of £350k p/a
- Proven experience of managing and developing purposeful relationships
- Excellent interpersonal skills – an effective communicator with the ability to inspire others to contribute.
- Demonstrable experience of writing successful, inspiring, emotive and technically accurate proposals and bids for trusts and foundations.

East Cheshire Hospice is an excellent employer offering 7 weeks paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), a contributory pension scheme, free on-site parking and an option to work flexibly. 

For an application form, please go to  or to discuss this role please contact Karyn Johnston, Income Generation Director at

Closing date: 9th October 2017

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