Major Gifts Fundraising Officer

Recruiter
Harris Hill
Location
Kingston upon Thames
Salary
£33k per year
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Ref
HQ00037621
Contact
Tony Williams
Sector
International
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We at Harris Hill are delighted to be working alongside an International development charity in their recruitment of a Major Gifts Fundraiser. This fundraiser will join their Surrey office and be responsible for securing income through HNWI's and Trusts/foundations.


Key responsibilities:


Identify and research new Major Donor and Trusts and Foundation opportunities.

Develop high quality, tailored funding applications in line with organisational priorities

Attend high level cultivation events, raising awareness and understanding of the organisations work

Identify and match appropriate prospects for core programme needs

Support the Major Gifts and Philanthropy Manager to monitor and report on income targets

Work closely with the Bid Development team to ensure strategic funding opportunities are maximised


Essential Criteria:


Experience of successful fundraising from Major Donors and Trusts

Ability to prepare robust and compelling narrative funding proposals

Experience of working in a target led environment

Ability to present complex information

Understanding of relationship based fundraising, and account management

Interest in international development issues

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