In this role you will support this charity's Philanthropy team in the development and delivery of a major donor cultivation strategy to grow income from high value individual donors.
Job title: Major Gifts and Grants Coordinator
Main Work base: Stevenage SG1
Hours of work: Full time or Part-time considered (minimum 30 hours per week)
Salary: £25K - £29K (Band C1-2)
About this Charity
Our client is a faith-based charity, bringing safe surgery to people in Africa who have no access to healthcare or money to pay for it. Over 40 years, they have visited more than 55 developing nations. They are passionate to serve those in need and to leave a lasting impact for the future of those they serve. Their volunteer crew represent the organisation onboard through excellence and diligence. 16 offices around the world work on fundraising, recruitment and public relations.
The UK provides over 400 professional volunteers to crew the world’s largest charitable hospital ships, as well as providing financial resources for surgeries, healthcare, education and local partnership – bringing immediate relief to thousands of individuals and leaving a sustainable legacy of hope and healing in every nation the charity visits.
About the Role
The Major Gifts and Grants Coordinator will coordinate quality stewardship plans helping senior fundraisers nurture relationships and identify growth opportunities, ensuring key supporter engagement in support of the work of this charity.
They will assist in growing and developing opportunities with existing and new supporters in furtherance of an ambitious growth strategy.
They will provide the highest level of administrative and project support to the Philanthropy Team, particularly in the preparation of proposals and materials; organising cultivation events; ensuring accurate maintenance and circulation of data and monitoring appropriate communication with donors and prospects.
- Relevant degree or equivalent media relations qualification/s and experience.
- Proven experience working within a major donor fundraising environment.
- A good awareness of International Development and the Sustainable Development Goals and how this relates to the charity's work.
- Outstanding attention to detail and time management.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, ideally including experience of writing copy.
- Experience of wider administrative tasks, such as writing copy for campaign materials to a high standard.
- Experience of planning and prioritising a number of projects simultaneously.
- 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, increasing + 1 day with each year of service, up to 30 days annual leave
- Christmas shutdown
- Up to 7% Employer pension contribution
- Travel and training loans
- Free parking onsite
- Childcare vouchers
Closing date: Tuesday 27th April 2021
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This charity is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications from all individuals and value diversity in their workforce.
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