Individual Giving Fundraiser

England,London,West London
£28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
21 Jun 2018
19 Jul 2018
Hannah Denhart
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Develop and implement a strategy to deliver Individual Giving. This will include Cash Appeals, Regular Giving, Major Donors and Legacies.

Client Details

My client supports ex service men and women in their journey to return to work after active duty. Helping them find meaningful careers through on-going guidance and support.


The Individual Giving Fundraiser will be responsible for:

* Working with the Senior Philanthropy Manager to manage a co-ordinated Individual Giving strategy to grow income across individual giving streams, including donor acquisition, donor retention and Legacy giving
* Managing and processing all income received from Individual Donors
* Managing a Regular Giving programme which can be targeted to all individual supporters
* Taking ownership of the donor journey to ensure that all supporters are welcomed, thanked and stewarded effectively
* Creating and project managing an annual communication plan for donors
* Working alongside the Finance Department and Fundraising Administrator to track donations and pledges and ensure regular gifts are managed
* Processing Gift Aid claims throughout the year to achieve maximum benefits
* Using the Harlequin CRM system for efficient recording of existing, lapsed and potential donors
* Ensuring that all activities meet the requirements of the Charity Commission, the Fundraising Regulator, the Fundraising Preference Service, the Institute of Fundraising's code of conduct, the Data Protection Act and GDPR, in accordance with internal compliance policies


The successful applicant will have:

* Educated to "A" level standard or equivalent
* Proven experience of managing the Individual Giving income stream, with a good understanding of the relevant fundraising market and trends
* Experience of introducing new Individual Giving streams, including Regular Giving
* Excellent IT skills (MS Office), with proven experience of using fundraising or CRM databases.
* Demonstrable experience of recruiting and managing new donors
* Understanding of relevant Data Protection, Gift Aid and VAT legislation
* Excellent communication skills, written and oral
* Familiar with Institute of Fundraising Codes of Practice, data protection including GDPR, and the fundraising regulatory environment
* Ability and empathy to work effectively with individuals facing challenges arising from disabilities.
* A professional fundraising qualification would be desirable

Job Offer

Up to £30,000 + benefits

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