Full time, permanent
Our client is a renowned health charity looking for the ideal candidate to raise income from philanthropy fundraising activities as per agreed objectives and targets for research, support and services and unrestricted funding. To identify, cultivate, engage and steward philanthropy prospects through bespoke proposals, events and other appropriate fundraising activities in order to generate income to achieve ambitious targets. To manage members of the Philanthropy team to achieve their income targets and provide a fantastic experience for all our major donors. To contribute to the overall implementation of the Philanthropy team’s objectives.
You will be responsible for business plan implementation including stewardship, engagement and fundraising for Philanthropy Programme and relationship management for income generation. You will be managing two officers and recruiting and inducting new staff. You will also be responsible for monitoring and evaluating income and expenditure and monitoring and reporting on performance.
You will need to have extensive experience of personally securing five and six figure major gifts from individuals in a charity environment. A proven track record of delivering income against agreed targets and timescales. Experience of managing and developing relationships with existing and potential philanthropists, influential individuals and senior volunteers to inspire them to support the charity. Demonstrable success in soliciting new major gifts and uplifting current philanthropists. Experience leading and managing fundraising staff delivering high quality results to deadlines. Proven ability to pro-actively identify, cultivate and recruit new donors. Experience of creating successful bespoke proposals or asks for philanthropists or other potential high value donors. Previous experience of building or running high profile and professional events. Experience of coordinating stewardship and engagement programmes which underpin a successful high end annual gift and philanthropy strategy. Significant experience of supporting senior volunteers, staff and trustees to maximise donor relationships. Proven ability to work collaboratively across departmental boundaries in order to achieve organisational ambitions. Experience of using a fundraising relationship database.