Fundraising Manager (Major Donor)

EasyWeb NFP
£35,000 per annum
05 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Fundraising Manager (Major Donor)

Our client's Vision is that every missing person is found safe.

Somebody goes missing in the UK every 90 seconds. They are a non-judgemental, highly skilled team of staff and volunteers working around the clock for everyone who needs them. The organisation provides free 24-hour confidential support, help, advice by phone, email, text and online, including the opportunity to reconnect. They also coordinate a UK wide network of people, businesses and media to join the search when someone goes missing. Our client is an independent charity that relies on donations.

Position: Major Donor Manager
Location: Mortlake, South West London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week, some out of office hour's work will be required
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Benefits: The organisation is on the Sunday Times "100 Best Not-for-profit Organisations to Work for" List 2016 and offers the below benefits: 25 days annual leave per annum / pro rata plus statutory holidays. Additional annual leave days awarded on length of service; Company pension contribution. Life insurance (3 x salary); Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including 24 / 7 support helpline; Interest-free Season Ticket Loans; Additional maternity pay and leave; Additional paternity pay; Additional sick pay; Childcare vouchers; Eye care vouchers; available after probation period passed.

Closing date: 24th October 2018
First Interviews: 29th October 2018
Second Interviews: 31st October 2018
Start date: TBC

About the role:

They are looking for a Fundraising Manager who will have responsibility for delivering the organisation's growing major donor programme, working externally and across the organisation to ensure every opportunity is maximized. You will be responsible for identifying, agreeing and planning the approach of HNWIs to raise vital funds for them to an agreed annual target.

The Fundraising and Communications team is responsible for appealing for individual missing people; creating sustainable long-term income and increasing awareness of the charity's services. Roles within the team offer bright, motivated people who are inspired by their cause the chance to gain significant responsibility in a busy, hardworking and supportive workplace.


- Identify, research and approach prospective new major donors to meet agreed targets
- Provide the Chief Executive / Directors / senior level volunteers with the donor insight and cultivation structure
- Personally steward an agreed number of active donors / prospective donors towards further gifts / new gifts
- Project manage Fundraising Board(s) meetings and major donor events to meet agreed income targets
- Ensure the delivery of high quality regular updates, reports and a range of ways to engage with the charity's work / projects to ensure supporters feel informed, thanked and recognised
- Ensure high quality data is inputted and supporter records are maintained

About you:

- Experience within a major donor fundraising role for a minimum of three years, with a proven track record of developing relationships and exceeding fundraising targets
- Experience developing and monitoring the implementation of fundraising strategies, budgets and operational plans
- Ability to motivate, enthuse and inspire others including volunteers
- Ability to develop and drive forward new projects and initiatives, taking the lead and / or working collaboratively
- Ability to manage high profile people, acting with a high level of professionalism at all times
- Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to relate with a diverse group of individuals
- A high level of competence in using relationship management databases (ideally Raiser's Edge NXT) and Microsoft Office software notably Excel and Word

You may have experience of the following: Fundraising Manager, Major Donor Manager, Fundraiser, Fundraising, Major Donors, Major Donor, Business Development, New Business Development, Senior Fundraising Officer, Major Donor Fundraising, Supporter Engagement, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

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