Head of Major Relationships

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Competitive Salary
09 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Major Relationships
Competitive Salary

Our client seeks an outstanding major gifts fundraiser for the new and exciting position of Head of Major Relationships. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in delivering a step-change in the Charity’s fundraising capacities, developing and implementing a strategy to attract significant philanthropic gifts from individuals for agreed fundraising priorities.

Our client is the independent, registered Charity that raises funds to support Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) comprising Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals.  Every year, half a million patients from all over the UK and the world along with their families pass through the doors of the Cambridge University Hospitals.  These are individuals whose lives are often profoundly affected by their experience and who are keen to engage with and support the work of the Hospitals through the Charity. 

Uniquely in the UK, our client is initiating a grateful patients programme and the Head of Major Relationships will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a major gifts fundraising strategy for the Charity which maximises the opportunities presented through this. The post-holder will personally secure major gifts and manage relationships with key donors and external volunteers, working at the highest levels.

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising and managing and motivating the major gifts fundraising team with passion and flair, the post-holder will make an important leadership contribution to the charity’s overall strategy and fundraising success.

The successful candidate will have a track record of success in high value fundraising and be at ease working with the most senior supporters, prospects and volunteers. You will be entrepreneurial and results-driven, with outstanding leadership, communication and influencing skills.

Our client has big aspirations and exciting plans for the future. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to promote philanthropy and the impact it has on real people.


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