Major Gifts Manager

St Austell, Cornwall
£27,784 - £29,191
09 Mar 2018
09 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title:  Major Gifts Manager

Hours:  Full time 37.5 hours / permanent

Salary:  £27,784 - £29,191

Location:  St Austell, Cornwall

We are working in partnership with Cornwall Hospice Care, a leading Cornish charity providing specialist care for adults who are living with terminal illness.  The care is provided across two hospices; Mount Egcumbe Hospice in St Austell and St Julia’s Hospice in Hayle.

The charity is now seeking to appoint a Major Gifts Manager who will be responsible for Major Gifts and the development of this new area of focus for the charity.  In addition you will manage, develop and lead the Legacy and Trust & Grants programme. 

This is an exciting time to join the hospice as they are currently embarking on an ambitious, yet realistic fundraising strategy to develop and grow income.  You will have the opportunity to recruit a Trusts and Grants Fundraiser.  The successful individual will ideally have charity experience and will demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing strategic plans and budgets to agreed targets
  • Excellent  project management skills
  • Experience of personally and successfully soliciting high value gifts
  • Experience of running successful stewardship strategies and campaigns
  • Strong written skills with the ability to write fundraising copy that delivers income
  • Line management experience

We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging individual with a high level of self-motivation and professionalism.  You will have excellent influencing skills and the ability to communicate both internally and externally across a wide range of people.  This role is an outstanding opportunity for the successful candidate to make a real difference.

Please submit your CV in a word document, with a supporting statement to Jill Livingstone, quoting our reference JO1480.

Closing date for applications:  ASAP

Interview date:  TBC

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