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Fundraising Prospect Research Manager

Godalming (hybrid working available)
£40,000 p.a. (Depending on experience)
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Fundraising Prospect Research Manager

Our client is a leading global farm animal welfare organisation campaigning to bring an end to factory farming and to implement the highest animal welfare standards in Europe and beyond.

Our client is looking for a Fundraising Prospect Research Manager to support the Global Major Gifts team and contribute to delivering their mission to end factory farming. With growing awareness of the impact of factory farming not only on animal welfare, but on human health and the environment, now is a unique moment to be helping to raise money for our client's work and bringing new supporters on board.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a new prospect research function in the Global Major Gifts team, focussing on the UK, US and European markets (where their fundraising is most active). You will provide strategically aligned prospect research, helping to identify and prioritise potential new supporters to help the Major Gifts team develop strategic partnerships based on donor interests, capacity and motivations. You will also be responsible for implementing their Ethical Fundraising & Donation Acceptance policies, ensuring a high-level of rigour in their application, and ensure GDPR regulations are adhered to.

They are looking for someone who has the focus, determination, attention to detail and knowledge of philanthropy research and trends to play a key role within Global Major Gifts. This new post presents an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to build on their policies and processes and create and implement new systems and templates to maximise their fundraising through research. You will report to the International Head of Major Gifts and work closely with the US Major Gifts & Development Director as part of a dynamic and supportive team of seven major gift and trust fundraisers based in the UK and USA.

Key responsibilities for the Fundraising Prospect Research Manager role include:

• Develop a first-class prospect research function, focusing on prospects based in the UK, US and Europe.
• Develop new systems and processes to identify, research and prioritise prospects from the database (Salesforce) and elsewhere, working closely with colleagues in the Database and Individual Giving teams
• Produce detailed in-depth prospect research profiles
• Support the Global Major Gifts team with their Ethical Fundraising & Donation Acceptance policies, and conduct due diligence where required
• Use Salesforce to report on and analyse their prospect pool and identify new supporters
• Support the team to maintain accurate donor records and ensure compliance with GDPR
• Contribute to wider Major Gifts activity and the overall success of the team

About them:

Our client is absolutely committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. They value diversity and lived experience, and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within their organisation and across the sector. They welcome applications from underrepresented groups, whether these be of ethnicity, gender, identity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation or other

To apply:

Closing date is Friday 24th June 2022. They would like applications as soon as possible as these will be reviewed regularly and interviews may take place on a rolling programme.

Please complete the online application form and upload your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification detailed in the Job Description.

Why work for our client?

For animals, people and planet - They are on a mission to end factory farming and create a world where fresh air and sunshine are natural parts of any farming system.

• To expand your current skills, develop your career and make a difference to the lives of billions
• They offer 25 days paid holiday
• 45 minutes by train from London Waterloo, their international headquarters are in Godalming near Guildford, a picturesque market town on the banks of the River Wey.
• They occupy modern, bright open plan offices just two minutes walk from Godalming station
• Free parking

Salary: Up to £40,000 p.a. (Depending on experience)
Contract Type: Permanent, full time
Job type: Full-time, Permanent, Flexible working - this role could be done part-time (4 days a week)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Godalming (hybrid working available with a minimum of 2 days per week in the office)

Closing date for applications: 24th June 2022

You may have experience of the following: Research Manager, Policy Manager, PhD, Fish Welfare, Policy and Research, Animal Welfare, Lobbying, Farming, NGO, Research, Prospect Development, Prospect Development Manager, Development Manager, Fundraising, Donor Manager, Business Development, Events Manager, Fundraiser, Marketing, Client Relationships, Account Manager, etc.

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