Development Manager (Major Gift Fundraising)

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Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 May 2018
Closes
30 May 2018
Ref
00320625
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Development Manager (Major Gift Fundraising) 

Every day brings new challenges for our client. Every day, 618 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. 

This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. With donations, our client will help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you. 

The Major Gift Fundraising team raises funds from high net-worth individuals and charitable foundations. To date, the team has successfully secured more than £250 million, including a significant number of donations more than £1 million. Fundraising for redevelopment and equipment is a key focus of the Major Gift Fundraising team’s current activity and has a proven track record of engaging donors and establishing long term relationships. This post will play a vital role in securing funds for a range of upcoming hospital priorities. 

Position: Development Manager 
Location: London WC1N 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £Competitive 

Closing date: 5pm Wednesday 30 May 

About the role: 

Working closely with the Senior Development Manager, the Development Manager will help to raise funds for a variety of projects including the creation of a new Sight and Sound Centre set to open in 2020. A dedicated outpatient facility for hearing and sight impaired patients, this centre will be the first of its kind in the UK. Your role will be to engage and inspire major donors with this project and help to raise the funds required to make the centre a reality. You will also actively seek to secure funds for state-of-the-art equipment needed by the hospital. 

The team also plans to launch a new Club Appeal in 2019. The Club is the charity’s flagship major donor giving club supporting the most urgent and pressing needs of our client. Since its inception in 2006, the club has run four successful fundraising appeals to help create a number of world-class clinical centres. To date the club has raised over £40 million and has over 130 club members. Your role will be to support the Senior Development Manager in devising the next club appeal, including the creation of a case for support and the day to day management of senior volunteers and appeal prospects. 

Essential Skills / Experience: 

About You: 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience of major gift fundraising with an excellent track record of initiating new relationships and securing gifts in excess of £100,000. 

You must also have experience of recruiting volunteers and managing these relationships to introduce new donors at the highest levels. You should have ability to manage a complex pool of prospect and donors, devising clear donor solicitation plans with the aim of securing long term financial philanthropic support. 

Excellent interpersonal skills and strong written communication across a variety of media and formats is essential for the role, along with the ability to adapt your approach effectively to a range of audiences. 

Proven experience of raising funds in a healthcare / medical setting would be beneficial for this position, as would experience of managing supporter data through a CRM system – ideally Salesforce or Raiser’s Edge. 

You may have experience of the following: Development Manager, Fundraising Manager, Major Gift Fundraising, Major Donors, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Project Management, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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