Head of Philanthropy (Trusts & Foundations)

Woking, Surrey
£48,000 - £55,000 depending on experience
12 May 2018
27 May 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Philanthropy (Trusts & Foundations)

Living Planet Centre Woking

£48,000 - £55,000 depending on experience

Woking, Surrey

Head of Philanthropy (Trusts & Foundations) – The Role

You will play a pivotal role in the Philanthropy Team at WWF through securing lasting and transformational gifts from trusts, foundations and high net worth individuals. You will take the strategic lead in delivering excellent stewardship to donors and drive new business to hit or exceed ambitious targets.

In addition to establishing a personal portfolio of recurring funding relationships with senior donors and foundations, you will work with the philanthropy team to drive forward a growing pipeline of new prospects. You will promote best practice as well as set budgets and targets.

Head of Philanthropy (Trusts & Foundations) – Requirement

A graduate you will be an effective people manager who is capable of supporting and developing a high performing team. You will have successful track record in major donor fundraising, an understanding of contemporary fundraising techniques and a desire to innovate.

Competent in planning and managing budgets you will be effective at networking and developing strong working relationships too. You will also possess excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills. You will be the sort of person who is able to contribute to an organisation at a strategic level.

Who are we?

WWF believes in a future where people and nature thrive.

Best known as the world’s leading conservation body, we’ve seen first-hand how wildlife, the environment and human activity are all interlinked.

That’s why our passion for safeguarding the natural world has to be backed up by other environmental action – tackling the global threat of climate change (through our big global campaigns like Earth Hour) and helping people to change the way they live to ease pressure on natural resources.

WWF is at the heart of global activities in all these areas. We have teams of highly skilled professionals working with governments, businesses and communities here in the UK and around the world.

Head of Philanthropy (Trusts & Foundations) – How To Apply

If you have the skills to help build a movement in defence of nature please visit our website via the link and complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role and why you believe you are suited for the role.

Closing Date : 27/05/2018

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

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