Philanthropy Manager - Midlands

Harris Hill
£24k - 33k per year
Closing date
30 Jun 2021

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Fundraising, Business Development & Commercial, Corporate Fundraising, Major Donor/ Gifts
Children & Youth, Poverty Relief
Full Time
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Harris Hill are delighted to working with a sector leading children's charity in their search for a new Philanthropy Manager based in the Midlands. The organisation are keen to build its major donor fundraising in the Midlands and, with the departure of the existing, successful postholder to another organisation, a rare opportunity has arisen to join a successful team of high value donor fundraisers, responsible for raising the millions of pounds.

An ideal position for an energetic deal-maker, you will be responsible for some significant existing relationships but your main focus will be on new business, generating new prospects, building lasting relationships and making asks for substantial financial gifts. This post involves close collaboration with a range of internal colleagues and external stakeholders.

You will
- have great people skills and the personal stature to be able to operate effectively within thier audience stream.
- have the personal resilience necessary to work in a new business environment.
-be an excellent relationships manager, highly proactive, self-motivated and organised.
- be comfortable with targets and able to deal with competing priorities.
-have first class written skills, able to tell the charity's story in a compelling way.
-have the ability and willingness to travel independently throughout the region.

Home based in the Midlands and requiring the ability to travel independently throughout the region, the post-holder will need to be within easy reach of either Nottingham or Birmingham

If you would like to receive a full job specification for these roles or have a confidential conversation, please send your cv to or call Hannah at Harris Hill on 0207 820 7331.

This role closes on Friday 25th of June, so if you are keen, please do no hesitate to get in touch!

Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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