Development Associate - Major Gifts Fundraising

£35k - 42.7k per year
10 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Hayley Wilson
Full Time
Contract Type

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a UK top 100 university to recruit a Major Gifts Fundraising Development Associate. This role will involve developing, implementing, fundraising strategies to maximise income in the form of major gifts from individuals, charitable trusts, foundations and corporate partners.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing strategic projects and high priority donor relationships with the aim of attracting major gifts at the six-figure level
  • Managing a high-profile portfolio of individuals (including legacy prospects), trusts & foundations and corporations
  • Independently managing the production of effective written proposals and presentations to donors and prospective donors for fundraising purposes
  • Liaising closely with the Donor Relations team to ensure consistent, coordinated and high-quality stewardship of donors, including at cultivation events

The successful candidate will have:

  • Substantial evidence of success as a professional fundraiser stewarding and securing gifts at the six-figure level
  • Have a strong track record of successfully negotiating and managing relationships with senior and/or high net worth individuals
  • Demonstrate knowledge of trends, techniques and best practices in major gifts fundraising
  • Be an excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills

For more information about this position please apply here and a consultant will be in touch to discuss further. Please kindly note, only candidates with relevant skills will be contacted.

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