Philanthropy Manager

Polly Symondson Recruitment Ltd
Stokenchurch, High Wycombe
Up to £35k depending on experience
Closing date
14 Nov 2019

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Fundraising, Major Donor/ Gifts
Health & Medical
Full Time
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Thames Valley Air Ambulance are seeking to recruit a Philanthropy Manager to join the fundraising team. The main purpose of this role is to work in conjunction with the Head of Major Gifts to establish, develop and deliver a mid and major donor giving programme, in line with the Fundraising department strategy and TVAA aims. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of major donor fundraising for TVAA, maximising income from mid and major donors, and ensuring support is strengthened through in-depth research, compelling proposals, asks for funding, and excellent stewardship. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To establish, develop and manage excellent relationships with prospective, new, current, and past major donors, from research and identification of prospects through to securing first and further gifts.
  • Develop excellent relationships with existing and potential major donors, using face to face fundrais-ing techniques and translating and presenting complex information into verbal and written form. 
  • Develop bespoke communications and for mid and major donors. 

Person Specification to include:

  • A successful track record of income generation through major donors/high net worth individual fundraising
  • Excellent communication skills, and confident in public speaking
  • Strong understanding of effective major donor fundraising techniques and motivations for giving.

“Very professional, well connected, experienced, thorough, evaluative, incisive, comprehensive... I.e.. sees job done from job spec to contract. (and patient, enduring, long-suffering!)” The above are the adjectives one client used to describe the service they received from Polly Symondson Recruitment and we don't think we could say it better! For our clients, we use our years of working in the charity sector to really understand their organisation and the type of candidate they are looking for. For our candidates, we provide as much coaching and support during the recruitment process as required. We will always go the extra mile to meet your needs.

Contact Us
  • PSR, 56 Carlton Street
  • Cheltenham
  • GL52 6AQ
  • GB
  • 01242 691683
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