Major Donor Lead

Location
England,London
Salary
£36000 - £37000 per annum
Posted
07 Jun 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Ref
13831815/001
Contact
Katie Corfield
Job Discipline
Other
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Charities
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This organisation is looking for a Major Donor Lead to join their newly restructured, ambitious team in London.


Client Details

This organisation is a leading children's charity.


Description

The key responsibilities of this Major Donor Lead will be:

* Devise and deliver an integrated strategy to secure long term giving to the charity by engaging new high level supporters
* Provide excellent stewardship to existing donors
* Reach and surpass ambitious income targets
* Ensure pipelining of donors to achieve continued funding
* Follow up on the existing strong list of prospects
* Work collaboratively with a variety of colleagues to ensure all relationships are maximised and opportunities for new funding are identified
* Work closely with senior stakeholders including the CEO and high net worth individuals
* Maintain accurate records of all donor communication
* Work closely with the prospect researcher to identify new prospects and update the pipeline
* Write engaging copy to send to potential funders


Profile

The person specification for this Major Donor Lead is:

* Experience in a major donor role
* Proven track record of securing significant income from high net worth individuals
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work collaboratively across different teams but also an ability to work autonomously when required
* Excellent relationship building skills and an ability to negotiate and influence people
* Experience of managing budgets
* A good overall understanding of relationship fundraising
* Experience of writing engaging copy to be developed into a strong case for support


Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of around £37,000.

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