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It’s a great time to join MapAction. We have a new strategy, and our work is more relevant, impactful and needed than ever. The foundations on which to grow strong income streams are in place. MapAction’s reputation in the humanitarian and geospatial sectors is excellent and will open doors if we knock on them, giving us the ability to make an even bigger difference to the ways in which humanitarian crises are managed, now and into the future.
Partnerships with all kinds of supporters have enabled MapAction to achieve what it has so far and we can see enormous potential to build many more great donor partnerships, across trusts, foundations, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and business.
If you are a skilled, proactive and experienced fundraising professional with a passion for helping the world’s most vulnerable people you can play a big role in making that happen.
With your help we aim to take the above areas to the next level. Your success will be vital to MapAction’s new strategy, which aims to deliver reduced loss of life, livelihoods and suffering for people at risk from emergencies. It's motivating.
You will work closely with the Fundraising & Marketing Director, Chief Executive, Head of MEAL and a range of operational staff and volunteers, to maintain and strengthen relationships with existing donors and to build new ones. You will be passionate about providing outstanding donor care.
You’ll need to be entrepreneurial in your approach, searching for and recognising likely partnerships and converting the best opportunities into enjoyable and mutually satisfying relationships. With a turnover of around £1.5m MapAction needs to be agile, creative and resilient. We don’t have a big fundraising team, so it will often be down to you to do whatever needs to be done. However you will always have the backing of a highly talented and committed team of both staff and volunteers who are truly passionate about what we do and willing to help where they can.
MapAction is a leading humanitarian mapping charity delivering information services and products to enhance decision making in disasters and conflicts. In collaboration with our partners, this mapped information helps responders understand vulnerabilities and target their response effectively, contributing to saving lives and minimising suffering. We work through a team of skilled volunteer professionals and a small paid staff team.
The charity has attracted funding from a range of governments and donors of all kinds. We have built a strong reputation in the humanitarian sector and are a technical partner of the United Nations, Non-Government Organisations, the Red Cross, Red Crescent Movement, regional entities and national authorities.
At MapAction, training and team building are at the heart of our organisational culture. We have frequent meet-ups where paid staff and volunteers get together for training opportunities and skill-sharing, in areas such as fieldwork, emergency preparedness and GIS technical development.
The humanitarian sector is evolving, and technical expertise such as GIS, mapping, data processing and visualisation is becoming increasingly sought after in order to ensure continuous improvement in humanitarian response. MapAction and our partners are uniquely positioned to provide this technical expertise, to ensure the most effective coordination of relief efforts.
Who are you?
You are someone who really cares about what you do and what MapAction doses. You will have proven experience in creating and delivering a philanthropy fundraising strategy to achieve income growth. You are a self-motivated and passionate person with a flair to design and implement philanthropy programmes. You want to have autonomy on building this newly formed role from the ground up and you are comfortable working with other senior heads of, donors, and Trustees to ensure income generation targets are met. Ultimately you relish a challenge!
Proactively identify, research, and cultivate relationships with prospective trusts & foundations, corporate partners and individuals with the potential to make four, five and six-figure contributions.
Prioritise activity by assessing and deciding on appropriate follow up of all partners and prospects, including introductions that come in through colleagues, volunteers and other supporters.
Provide and structure a level of care and stewardship that makes our supporters feel valued and excited as the mission critical partners they are.
Drive outreach to potential new partners and work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the delivery of effective donor cultivation.
Work with colleagues to develop communications and marketing products that support your areas of income responsibility.
Work with technical, operational and finance colleagues to develop bespoke funding pitches including budgets.
Work with technical, operational and finance colleagues to generate and deliver corporate partnership opportunities, ensuring full compliance, brand alignment, corporate engagement.
Ensure that MapAction’s donor commitments are not only met but communicated back to donors well, including timely provision agreed reports as well as ad hoc updates.
Work closely with relevant colleagues to explore and develop opportunities to make best use of our partner, MapAction USA, a fully recognised 501c3 and MapAction’s Netherlands based Stichting.
Work with the Director of Fundraising & Marketing to develop and implement a targeted fundraising plan for your areas of income responsibility.
Manage, monitor and report on income within set areas of responsibility, and ensure all legal and fundraising regulatory compliance through excellent record keeping.
Maintain the operational systems required to manage high quality donor cultivation, stewardship and research.
Keep abreast of news and trends within the fundraising, geospatial, data and humanitarian sectors and share knowledge across a wider team as appropriate.
Other tasks as reasonably required by MapAction.
This is what we think you need to be successful in the role. If there are other skills and competencies that you bring and think are important to this role , please tell us what they are - we are always interested to hear ideas.
A proven track record of successfully soliciting gifts from at least one and ideally more of : HNWIs, trust & foundation donors and/or corporate partners.
A track record of setting, working to and reporting against in-year targets, agreed budgets and KPIs.
Experience of leading on the creation of proposals and ‘asks’.
Experience of judging the correct moment to move the fundraising gift solicitation process on, and of successfully ‘making the ask’ in person, both face-to-face and in writing.
Experience of negotiating partnerships, both with donors and with internal stakeholders, to ensure we are creating partnerships that thrive and projects that will be delivered.
Demonstrable evidence of strong interpersonal skills including excellent tact and diplomacy to ensure that supporter relationships remain positive, constructive, respectful and honest.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to present technical information in engaging ways to a variety of audiences including senior decision makers, to win understanding and support.
Strong personal values of integrity, honesty, diligence and fairness.
An entrepreneurial and proactive approach and proven ability to ‘income opportunity spot’ and seize new opportunities; to see the strategic or tactical opportunity and seize it, with demonstrable evidence of taking the initiative to identify and reach out to potential new funders and partners.
Ability to motivate and influence colleagues internally, at all levels.
The ability to prioritise workload to ensure optimal income results.
A methodical and professional approach which sees agreed quality standards always being applied.
Holding a recognised fundraising qualification, but we recognise that many fundraisers have achieved success by building on transferable skills.
Experience of project management involving multiple internal stakeholders.
Working knowledge of Charity Commission, GDPR and the Fundraising Regulator Fundraising Code requirements for fundraising activity and keep abreast of new guidelines and legislation.
A strong working knowledge of Google Suite or similar and Salesforce/or similar donor database to manage supporter journeys.
Required to work remotely however the position holder must attend team days near the MapAction office in Oxfordshire once a month at own expense.
30 days holiday plus bank holidays with a workplace pension and also paid training opportunities to help further your career.
Must have the right to live and work in the UK. MapAction is unable to consider candidates who do not already hold appropriate permissions
Note: this is a role in a small, highly specialised charity and an appreciation of, and affinity with the humanitarian purpose of the charity is essential, as well as a willingness to take up additional tasks outside of the normal role when needed.
Equal Opportunities Policy
MapAction is an Equal Opportunities employer. All employees have a personal responsibility to promote and support measures designed to create a working environment which is free from harassment or discrimination on the grounds of gender, marital status, family status, age, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, membership of the Travelers community or HIV&AIDS status.
How to apply: Please apply by gohire with a CV and covering letter to be considered for the role. The closing date for applications is 29.7.2022. We will review applications on a rolling basis and will close the process if we secure someone at an early stage so we urge you to apply early so as not to miss out. For further discussion regarding the content of this role..
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Fundraising
Specialising in Major Gifts, trusts and foundations
Reporting to: Chief Executive
About The Music Works and why we need this role
The Music Works (TMW) is a Gloucestershire charity that transforms young lives through music. We’re specialists in working with young people in challenging circumstances to help them reach their full potential in music, in learning and in life. We work with over 3,000 young people a year in schools and our community music hubs in Gloucester and the Forest of Dean. Here is an introduction to our work: https://youtu.be/zz14_Zi2POY.
The last 5 years have seen a 250% growth in the young people we work with and a 320% growth in our finances and we now have an annual turnover of £2million. In addition, we opened our new, state of the art music studios in Gloucester in 2021.
Our aspirations over the next three years are to grow our influence nationally and reach over 50,000 young people a year through face to face and digital programmes plus training and qualifications. These developments will require growth in our income of an additional £1.5million.
To date, our CEO (who has a background in fundraising) has led all of our income generating work. We are now too big for this to be sustainable and are seeking an exceptional and ambitious individual to work alongside her, leading and developing major donor and trusts income in order to achieve our ambitions.
We are looking for an ambitious Head of Fundraising to join our team at an exciting time. The role is primarily to grow our major gifts portfolio from high net-worth individuals ( to an annual six figure sum). The role will also oversee and expand our highly successful trust and foundations programme.
This is a new role with considerable opportunity with networks and existing supporters, and you will work closely with the CEO, trustees and marketing team. We have a strong existing pipeline and loads of events that could be turned into cultivation opportunities. We have a strong cause and a really high track record of success.
We want someone who can grow income and develop a team around this and play a significant role in helping position The Music Works as a nationally recognised organisation showing the power of music to make a real difference to young people’s lives.
1. Lead the development of our major donor fundraising programme, working over a three year period to develop income in excess of £300K per annum. This will include:
- Developing a strategy with clear KPIs, targets and milestones
- Working with the Trustees, CEO and others to develop a list of potential connections, influencers and donors
- Developing a clear strategy for cultivation that ties in with our events programme
- Working with the events team to put on events or use existing events to cultivate relationships
- Identifying opportunities across the organisation to support the major gifts activity and work with the comms team to develop an inspiring and engaging communications plan
- Supporting the CEO and Board (and potentially a development committee) to make an ask
- Stewarding existing relationships
2. Work alongside the CEO to maximise funds raised from charitable trusts and foundations by:
- Maintaining and building relationships with existing trusts (we are already funded by 40 trusts and foundations)
- Researching and building relationships with new trusts and foundations
- Developing cases for support and making applications or supporting the wider staff team to do so
- Stewarding trust and foundation relationships
- Develop a clear understanding for the key aspects of our work and be able to articulate the vision of the organisation in a clear, passionate and confident way to potential and existing donors.
- Develop and implement a process for gathering new potential funders/donors, ensuring no opportunity for engagement is ignored.
- Use and develop the CRM to ensure there is a clear and documented process to record and budget for Major Gift activity
- Promote and comply with all our policies and practices. Undertake any other reasonable duties, commensurate with the level of the post
This is a senior role within our organisation and we are flexible in terms of your career background.
Demonstrable passion, experience and enthusiasm for working in this sector are more important than qualifications but what we do need is someone who can complement the skills of our CEO and join us ready to immediately add value to our team.
Do you have:
- Evidence of working with major donor fundraising and trusts and foundations with proven success in achieving gifts over £50K.
- Proven ability to be able to create a clear narrative of need – taking information from a variety of sources and compiling a strong and compelling story
- Inspiring and engaging writing and speaking skills in particular of writing tailored and compelling applications.
- People focussed; The ability to build effective and engaging relationships with donors and funders as well as colleagues and beneficiaries
- Ability to think strategically and creatively about fundraising potential and contribute to the development of strategic planning for the organisation as a whole
- Confident in supporting a CEO and the Board in fundraising, including making an ask
- Experience of curating the Major Donor, Trust & Foundation journey including:
- putting together a budget and pulling out key elements of this to create a financial story
- developing cultivation and solicitation plans
- high value event development and management
- prospect research and network mapping – both individuals and trusts and foundations
- The ability to remain calm when faced with competing demands on time, adjusting to changing schedules and delivering results.
- A passion for music and the difference it makes to the lives of young people
- A clean driving licence with access to a vehicle.
Details of the role:
- This is a full-time role (37.5 hours per week), subject to normal probation period of 6 months. It is a permanent role but we will consider job shares, reduced hours and flexible working with the right candidate.
- The salary is £40-£45K
- There may be occasional weekend and evening work (TOIL will be given)
- The role will be based at our Gloucester studio but some travel to other venues across the county will also be expected. We are flexible about homeworking with regular visits to the studios as the success of this role depends on the ability to build relationships with colleagues and beneficiaries at the studios across the county.
- Pension is 3% of basic salary
- Flexible working
- Lots of staff training and development opportunities
- Cycle to work scheme and a shower at work so we encourage you to be active
- Enhanced Maternity policy: 6 weeks full pay, 6 weeks half pay, 27 weeks statutory
- Wellbeing and social programme for staff
- Annual leave entitlement: 22 days plus bank holidays plus all the days between Christmas and new year
- Staff can request additional unpaid leave throughout the year
- A really amazing staff team and culture
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our organisation, and we promote equal opportunities. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who reflect the community we serve. We encourage applications from all backgrounds. We guarantee to offer an interview to those with a disability who meet the minimum criteria.
In line with The Music Works safeguarding policy, this job is subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references. Having a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify you from acquiring the post.
How to apply
If you wish to apply, please submit your current CV and a cover letter by Monday 1st August 2022
When writing your cover letter, please ensure that you provide specific examples to demonstrate your competencies, achievements and skills addressing the specific criteria set out. We recognise that some of your experience may be from unpaid roles as well as paid employment – please include any voluntary work if it helps to show why you are the right candidate for the job.
The closing date for applications is: 1st August 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Part home/Part office (London) based
UNICEF ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.
This is a great opportunity to join the UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) as a Senior Philanthropy Manager.
The successful candidate will join a team of philanthropy fundraisers in maximising income and support for UNICEF, by stewarding existing relationships and building new high value relationships. In addition, you will line manage a Philanthropy Manager and a Philanthropy Executive.
The successful candidate will have experience of securing significant donations of at least 5 figures, from individuals or family foundations and managing relationships with major supporters. They will also need to demonstrate how they have worked with senior staff and volunteers to achieve success. Line management experience would be desirable.
Closing date: 5pm, 15 July 2022.
Interview date: 9 and 10 August 2022 via video conferencing (MS Teams)
In return, we offer:
- excellent pay and benefits (including flexible working, generous annual leave and pension, big brand discounts and wellbeing tools).
- outstanding training and learning opportunities and the support to flourish in your role.
- impressive open plan office space and facilities on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
- an open culture and workplace with colleagues who share our values, enjoy their work and are motivated to do their utmost for children.
- the opportunity to work in a leading children’s organisation making a difference to children around the world.
We are gradually moving back to our offices on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London and we anticipate most colleagues will work one or two days a week in the office and the rest of the time from home. We will happily discuss other flexible options to suit your circumstances.
We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, disabled candidates, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level at UNICEF UK. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.
UNICEF UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.
We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights.
If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact the Supporter Care line during office hours.
If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.
Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)
Fantastic opportunity for a Head of Philanthropy with an excellent track record in major donor fundraising to develop a new team at the cutting edge of health care and science.
Salary £56,848 - £61,083 (incl. LWA)
Contract/ Hours Permanent, Full-time 35 hours
Location Central London. Flexible hybrid working, based on minimum of 40% onsite/month
Responsible to Deputy Director of High Value Fundraising
Responsible for Major Gifts team; including 3 x Senior Major Gift Managers and 1 x Major Gift Manager. Trust & Foundations team will also have a dotted line in to this post.
Benefits 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and 4 closure days in December
between Christmas and New Year. Generous pension scheme. Access to fantastic sport facilities, including various gyms and an indoor pool. Excellent professional development opportunities
You will be joining an ambitious and high achieving team and playing a key role in shaping the new five-year strategy in this career-defining role.
The High Value Fundraising Team is developing, and you will play a pivotal role in driving new high value individual relationships. You will also have a small portfolio of charitable Trusts and Foundations within your prospect pool.
We are looking for someone who is energised by new business development where your role is focused on building a prospect portfolio from the ground up, making connections and building long-lasting relationships. You will have excellent interpersonal and relationship development skills, a proven track-record of developing new, long-lasting relationships with individuals.
You will be a natural communicator with a collaborative and empowering approach leadership. Both entrepreneurial and creative, you will have experience of building a portfolio of influencers seek and the ability to influence at the most senior level. You will have significant fundraising experience and a proven track record of bringing in 6 and 7 figure gifts.
This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity. If you're excited by the potential of building something and having a significant impact on future health care then get in touch with Philippa or Emma at Charity People.
Please send a copy of your CV to Philippa at Charity People. If your profile fits what we're looking for, we'll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call.
Application closing date Weds 6 July 2022
First stage interviews Week commencing 11 July 2022 Second stage interviews Week commencing 18 July 2022
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help ensure the application process work for you.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.
Prospectus is delighted to be exclusively supporting Hertfordshire Community Foundation (HCF) in the search for a new Head of Philanthropy to join their supportive team.
HCF is an independent charity based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. As one of 47 community foundations in the UK and one of nearly 2,000 across the globe, they have built an endowment of c. £13 million as a community asset to benefit Hertfordshire and its people now and for generations to come. With a mission to grow giving in the county, HCF matches generous people with important community causes and awards over 400 grants yearly.
This is a newly created Head of Philanthropy position that will report directly to the Foundation Director and work collaboratively with the wider team to achieve key organisational targets and strategy outcomes. A strategic role, this person will lead the design and implementation of a philanthropy strategy that will help grow HCF’s endowment fund by £2 million over the next three years. With some existing relationships and prospects, this person will manage and build new relationships with HNWI's, as well as proactively seeking match funding opportunities. The role will also work closely with the Grants Team to steward existing fund holders to generate further support.
To be successful as the Head of Philanthropy this person will have proven experience in creating and delivering a philanthropy fundraising strategy to achieve income growth. They will be confident in managing existing and new relationships with individuals to secure five and six-figure gifts. This person will be comfortable working with other senior leaders, donors, and Trustees to ensure income generation targets are met.
This role is a part-time 3-year contract position of 21 hours per week. There will be hybrid working and a salary of £50,000 FTE.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply. If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Rhiannon Mehta at Prospectus.
If you are interested in applying to this Head of Philanthropy position, please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You’ll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
Head of Philanthropy
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Location: London, UK
Salary: The salary for this role is positioned at a grade 7 - £46,704 to £55,772 with the potential to take the package up to £62,000 via the inclusion of a market supplement, depending on skills and experience.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and transition of knowledge into policy and practice.
LSHTM have 3,300 staff based around the world with core hubs in London and at the MRC Units in The Gambia and Uganda. Our outstanding, diverse and committed staff make an impact where it is most needed, deploying research in real time in response to crises, developing innovative programmes for major health threats and training the next generations of public and global health leaders and researchers.
Philanthropy is critical to us achieving this and as such, we are looking for an experienced senior fundraiser to work closely with the Director of Development & Alumni Relations in ensuring the future success of our DARO team.
Reporting to the Director of Development and Alumni Relations, the new Head of Philanthropy will be a responsible for leading the LSHTM’ s major and principal gifts team. They will personally build impactful relationships with prospects to secure six and seven figure plus gifts, working with a mature pipeline of UK and international donors.
As the successful applicant you will apply your significant experience of frontline fundraising, including a history of soliciting and closing high level gifts. Your proven ability to refine and implement a fundraising strategy, including achievement of strategic objectives and targets will enable to you to lead and motivate your fundraising team.
Working at a senior level within a close, high performing team, who are realistically ambitious, you will be able to work both autonomously and collaboratively to ensure their future success.
If you believe you have the skills, aptitude and commitment to our cause, and are committed to our values and aims, we would like to hear from you. To learn more, please contact our recruitment partners at Richmond Associates on +44 (0)20 3617 9240 or visit their website to download details.
Closing date for applications: 09:00 ON FRIDAY, 15 JULY 2022
Head of Philanthropy (12 months fixed term contract - maternity cover)
Location: Kings Cross, London (Francis Crick Institute) with hybrid working
Contract: Fixed term contract, full-time, part-time, flexible working, with a minimum of 3 days a week in the office
Salary: From £70,000 per annum
Application method: In our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we operate an anonymised shortlisting process. Please therefore ensure that you have completed the work history section of the application form and answered the application questions. CVs are required for all applications, however they will not be reviewed as part of the shortlisting process.
Closing Date: 12th July 2022. You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time once we have received sufficient applications.
For the full job description, person specification and details of what we offer, please refer to the candidate pack here:
Are you an experienced major gift fundraising leader looking for your next career move? Come join the Francis Crick Institute, one of Europe's largest biomedical research facilities, in this exciting role as Head of Philanthropy, working in partnership with Cancer Research UK.
Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, you will lead the development and delivery of our fundraising and campaign strategy for the Crick.
Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is the world's leading independent charity dedicated to cancer research. A substantial proportion of our scientific funding supports our four core research institutes, including the Francis Crick Institute.
The Francis Crick Institute is Europe's largest multi-disciplinary biomedical research facility under a single roof. As an incubator of early talent, the Crick's scientists pursue excellence on the international stage, generating discoveries that will transform our understanding of health and disease. Its aim is to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of human disease. This state-of-the-art facility opened five years ago, bringing together 1,500 researchers and staff to work collaboratively and innovatively to find solutions to some of the biggest medical research challenges, including cancer, cardiovascular conditions, neurodegenerative illnesses and infectious diseases.
CRUK and the Crick work together in fundraising and are in the planning phase of a major global fundraising campaign set to launch in 2023.
About the role
- Working with CRUK and Crick leadership, scientists and volunteers to develop the expertise and structures required for transformative philanthropy for the Institute
- Developing strong internal & external relationships, creating the success conditions for connecting major and principal gift prospects to high quality and multidisciplinary science
- Rigorously managing prospect portfolios and develop written prospect strategies under an agreed annual plan to generate an income target each year
- Working in collaboration with the CRUK and Crick staff to ensure high quality stewardship and recognition plans for all Crick's donors
- Identifying, qualifying and directly canvassing new donor prospects
- Line management of a dedicated team and drawing additional support from the wider CRUK & Crick teams where appropriate
You are an experienced major gift fundraiser with a track record of success and a seasoned and collaborative fundraising leader with excellent people management skills.
You will be passionate and interested in biomedical science and discovery and may be looking to move into a new fundraising sector (charity, biomedical research) or perhaps hoping to build your experience: working with senior leadership, managing a small team, and delivering a flagship fundraising programme and campaign.
You will also have:
- Extensive experience in fundraising at seven figure gifts levels, preferably within the health charity or education sector
- A record of success in expanding a donor base through an established cultivation cycle and programme of stewardship
- Fundraising campaign and team leadership experience
- A strategic mind, with experience in developing written prospect strategies
- The ability and desire to articulate the CRUK and Crick case for support with passion and enthusiasm
- Superb interpersonal skills and be comfortable making direct contact with individual donors to discuss interest and commitment.
- The highest ethical standards and a deep respect for philanthropy.
- Strong emotional intelligence and influencing skills, with the ability to work within a complex environment, balancing a range of different stakeholder interests is critical
What's in it for you?
This is an exciting time to join one of UK's most successful high value fundraising teams. Cancer Research UK and the Francis Crick Institute aim to grow philanthropy income and our high value fundraising team. This role will allow you the opportunity to engage with some of the world's leading philanthropists and help them to develop a meaningful and important connection to our work and organisations. Our benefits package includes excellent annual leave and pension allowances along with additional discounts on a variety of lifestyle subscriptions and events. And ultimately, you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.
This position is based at the Francis Crick Institute with some time spent at the CRUK Head Office in Stratford, London.
Location: Hybrid working part London Office (Islington, London) part home work
Salary: £41,150-£44,150 per annum inclusive
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing date: Tuesday 19 July 2022 at 10.00am
Interview date: 27 July 2022
This is a permanent position.
We are looking for a Head of Research Partnerships to join our award winning and ambitious type 1 diabetes charity, JDRF, as part of the Research Partnerships Team.
JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder of type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We fund and drive medical research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes; we provide information for children, adults and parents living with the condition at all stages, from diagnosis and beyond; and we give a voice to people with type 1 diabetes and work to achieve increased focus on, and funding for, research to find the cure.
As our Head of Research Partnerships, you will work closely with the Director of Research Partnerships to leverage funds from organisations with similar strategic interests, including those outside the diabetes field. You will also support the Director of Research Partnerships in working with colleagues across the JDRF International network to maximise opportunities for international collaboration and coordination.
This role will also work with the UK type 1 diabetes research community to identify new opportunities, and provide support and encouragement in making best use of funding opportunities relevant to type 1 diabetes.
Key requirements to be successful in this role include:
- an ability to spot strategic opportunities and influence key stakeholders
- superb networking skills
- experience of negotiation and creative problems solving
- excellent communication skills across multiple formats
- a willingness to travel both within the UK and internationally
You will find a vibrant atmosphere and spirited team at JDRF, always striving to make a difference to people living with type 1.
As an employer we offer:
- Flexible working and will consider compressed hours
- Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days and bank holidays
- Health cash plan
- Season ticket and cycle loan
- Pension scheme
JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder into type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We are dedicated to our 400,000 strong type 1 community in the UK and work closely with our international affiliates across the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.
‘JDRF is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.’
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
It’s an exciting time to join the Philanthropy team, as there is great potential to increase the impact philanthropists can have on ending homelessness. We met our income target six months into this current year, and plan to make philanthropy one of the fastest growing income streams at Crisis by 2025. Joining the team now will mean plenty of opportunities to work closely with supporters on exciting projects and learn new skills.
About the role
As Philanthropy Account Manager, you will significantly contribute to and drive growth in Philanthropy Fundraising. You will have joint responsibility for ensuring that the Philanthropy income target (£3.1m in 22/23) is achieved, as well as for a personal income target. As part of this role, you will also help to set up and manage the first giving club at Crisis.
You will build strong, long-lasting relationships with your portfolio of Crisis supporters and identify new prospective supporters. You will find new and creative ways to give philanthropists the best experience of supporting Crisis. You will also find ways that philanthropy income can play a bigger role at Crisis - by providing secure long-term funding, funding for new projects, and by using philanthropy networks and influence to help drive our strategy forward.
You will be joining a friendly, collaborative and supportive team, who strive to deliver the very highest levels of donor experience.
Location: London E1 (Remote working is an option in line with Crisis homeworking policy – minimum of one day a week in the office)
To be successful in this role you will:
Have a proven track record of building strong relationships with donors and securing gifts at the four to five-figure level.
Be good at building relationships internally and externally.
Be a strong negotiator & influencer.
Be able to understand people’s motivations and inspire confidence.
Be a persuasive communicator.
Be entrepreneurial and creative.
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave
Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: Sunday 17th July (at 23:59)
We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email our Recruitment team contact details can be found on our website.
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice helps babies, children and young people who are seriously unwell, and their families, make the most of every day. The charity aspires to become a centre of clinical excellence for children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. We’ve been on a major upward trajectory in recent years, with more children being supported, more major hospitals being partnered with and more supporters donating. We’ve transformed from being an enthusiastic start-up delivering care in the community, to a serious player delivering major impact both in the community and at our state-of-the-art hospice building, The Ark, opened in 2019. Philanthropy & Partnerships, which covers both Major Donor and Corporate fundraising streams, is pivotal to Noah’s Ark – typically accounting for around 50% of the charity’s overall income. This is an area of real expertise for Noah’s Ark, with much scope for further growth. The successful candidate will therefore enjoy opportunities to develop their portfolios and gain invaluable in- house training and support, working as part of a high-performing and super supportive team, ready for its next exciting growth phase. The Philanthropy & Partnerships Manager will line manage a new Philanthropy & Partnerships Fundraiser, and will work closely with the Senior Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships to manage and develop the Major Donor, Mid-Value and Corporate pipelines, along with instrumental work on high-value campaigns and events. This includes our annual matched-funding campaign and The Winter Ball - which last year raised £2.1m and £435,000 respectively. The post-holder will be key in taking the Philanthropy programme to the next level, securing new Corporate Partnerships, increasing multi-year gifts and supporting the new Philanthropy & Partnerships Fundraiser to work to the same end with their portfolios.
You will be a dedicated, organised and reliable individual. You will show determination and have an ability to read people and situations intuitively. An exceptional and eloquent communicator, excellent at managing your time and a natural relationship builder. At this stage in your career, we would not expect you to have high levels of knowledge and experience in both fundraising streams. We encourage you to apply if you consider yourself to have an emphatically successful grounding in Major Donor or Corporate fundraising, and you’re an up-and-coming manager of people, ready to step into management in a nurturing environment
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Partnerships
Dated: June 2022
Contract: Full time, permanent
Salary: £48,000-50,000 per annum
Start date: Immediate
Location: Home based with potential access to desk space in central London, if required; travel across the UK may be required from time to time as part of role (subject to covid guidance)
Reporting to: Director of Strategy and Learning
Direct reports: None at this time
Annual leave: 25 days per year plus bank holidays
About the role
The Head of Partnerships is a new and critical role, created as part of our merger with the YMCA George Williams College. We hope the merger will see our quality improvement and training work grow, alongside extending our communities of practice and our offer to them. As such, we created a dedicated post to hold, nurture and grow our approach to working with and through networks, and to oversee our partnership projects.
Networks have long been at the heart of the Centre for Youth Impact’s approach. Built over the last eight years, we deeply value our relationships with our Regional Impact Networks across England, and are excited by the emergence of new relationships in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland – and indeed internationally, particularly building on the legacy of the College. There is now the opportunity to revisit our approach to working with and through networks, particularly in developing a more responsive and ‘tiered’ offer that reflects and responds to the needs, ambitions, and experiences of our different stakeholders.
The Head of Partnerships will be responsible for implementing a new network strategy, strengthening these relationships (including transitioning existing network leads to potentially new ways of working), and framing the support that we offer to network ‘members’ across the UK (further details on our existing networks can be found here). This will include scoping, defining and implementing our approach to supporting/collaborating with members of the YMCA Federation in England and Wales alongside building relationships with the Federations in Scotland and the island of Ireland, as part of the merger with YMCA George Williams College. There is also the potential to work closely with the Director of Strategy and Learning to consider new international learning partnerships.
Over the past few years in particular, the Centre has been increasing its partnership projects: significant programmes of work with one major partner or funder, including cohort-level evaluation, capacity building and learning partnerships.The Head of Partnerships will also manage a range of partnership projects, working alongside other members of the team to initiate, design, and deliver cutting-edge programmes of work. The post-holder will work closely with the Director of Programmes and Director of Strategy and Learning to ensure that we are integrating our learning from our networks into our wider strategy and programmes of work focused on research, evaluation, and organisational learning.
The Head of Partnerships will play a strong role in supporting income generation, particularly for our network support activities. The post holder will also contribute significantly to our communications activities, amplifying the work and voices of our networks, and offering our platform in contribution to greater collective impact.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for an outstanding candidate who is imaginative and responsive, with strong interest and high-level skills in building alliances and collaborations, alongside capacity building for social sector organisations. You will need to have an appetite for understanding and navigating complexity, with an inquisitive mind and interest in youth-focused public policy and system dynamics. An interest and solid understanding of evaluation would be a distinct plus. You will also need to be a strong and confident project manager, with exceptional relationship skills. We take a coaching approach to all of our work, so skills and experience in this area will be a distinct advantage.
You will have the ability to engage with humility and authenticity with a wide range of people and organisations working to support young people. You will be able to spot and make connections between relationships and areas of work and be alive to changes and patterns in the external policy and practice context and the opportunities they present for our charity.
Finally, you will be a skilled facilitator, experienced in both designing and delivering workshops and training. You will also be a compelling and confident writer and presenter who can communicate the breadth of our work. You will be comfortable representing us externally and acting as a ‘thought leader’: openly reflecting the evolution of your ideas and thinking, and generously sharing your learning with others.
Please follow the link to our website for the full JD and person specification.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Who are we?
Recently named one of the Third Sector's ‘Best Charities to Work For’, we are committed to moving further, faster to accelerate change for everyone affected by a brain tumour. Brain tumours kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. We know that a cure can’t wait. By recruiting a team that ‘can’, we can and will find one sooner.
Our exciting job role!
Would you like to make a big impact by using your creative communication skills to build and nurture relationships with our major donors in the UK and overseas? We're looking for someone to join our friendly and enthusiastic Philanthropy team, with an appetite to learn and develop the skills required to excel in this rewarding field.
You'll use your excellent writing skills to write engaging and heartfelt thank you letters, fundraising proposals and information briefing packs, and help this highly successful team to increase major gifts and philanthropic giving to The Brain Tumour Charity.
This role is full time - 37.5 hours, with some out of hours working. While contracted to our office in Fleet, Hampshire, our team supports a blend of office and home working provided you have adequate broadband and IT capability, with an average of 2-3 days in the office each week
- With support from the Philanthropy Manager, manage a small portfolio of current donors ensuring they receive the highest level of stewardship, engagement and impact reporting.
- Write authentic, thoughtful and eloquent thank you letters and emails as well as preparing innovative methods of thanking donors that are inspiring, considerate and appropriate Calling donors to thank as required
- Assist the Philanthropy Manager in the design, development and implementation of a Philanthropy webpage within the Charity’s website
- Contribute in developing bespoke, creative and inspiring donor engagement plans to include updates, reports, invitations to events, marking significant dates, demonstrating the impact of their support, acknowledgement and recognition as appropriate
- Draft briefing documents for the Philanthropy Manager, Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships, the Senior Leadership Team and / or Trustees prior to meeting with a donor or prospect
- Confidently liaise across all teams within The Charity.
- Collaborate frequently with Individual Giving, Corporate, Research, Trusts and Foundations, Events, Customer Experience, the Support and Information team, and the Prospect Researcher
- Actively seek cultivation opportunities to inspire prospects to support The Charity, working towards an agreed and achievable acquisition KPI
- Create and maintain timely and accurate donor records on Salesforce CRM and become the subject matter expert at using Salesforce reports, Power BI and dashboards to enhance the work of the Philanthropy team
- Provide support for Major Donor events to the wider Philanthropy and Partnerships team
- Triage enquiries to the Philanthropy and Partnerships inbox
What we'd like from you:
We'd like you to use your enthusiasm, your warm and engaging personality and your excellent written communication skills to inspire our donors. You'll be confident with Microsoft Office applications, be GDPR savvy, and have a real desire to make a difference for those affected by a brain tumour.
If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you!
What we'd like to give you:
You’ll be joining a pioneering, passionate, collaborative and smart team of individuals connected by a passion to make a real difference. While we face tough challenges along the way, we nurture an inspiring, fun and positive team environment where you feel valued for being you – the real you. We'll also give you:
- Benchmarked salary c.£29,000 (dependent on level)
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Generous pension contribution*
- Life assurance cover*
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Opportunities to volunteer at our internal events and activities and work with our amazing community
- Plus a brilliant culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)
*subject to qualifying criteria
How to apply to join our amazing team:
Please apply by clicking the blue ‘apply’ button above, which will take you to our online application system where you can download the full job description and apply for the role. We know it's a bit long-winded but it allows us to carefully consider and monitor all applications.
You'll need to attach your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.
The Brain Tumour Charity particularly encourages applications from minority ethnic groups and underrepresented communities.
Advert close date: 27 July 2022
First interview date and location: 1 August over Zoom
Second interview date and location: TBC at our office in Fleet
Please note, early applications are encouraged and interviews will commence before the closing date if and when suitable candidates are identified.
More about us:
Visit our website careers pages to find out more about our culture and what it’s like to be part of our amazing team. You should also check out our YouTube channel too.
Did you know that we were ranked 11th Best Charity to Work For 2020 by Third Sector? Oh yes, and crowned Third Sector’s Charity of the Year in 2018? Not to mention we have won a variety of other awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey! While we’re not boasting, we are particularly proud that our HeadSmart campaign scooped the NHS Innovation Award, a Third Sector Excellence Award, and a Charity Times Award and we've also won Best Charity Partnership Award (well, maybe we’re boasting a little bit!).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are a non-profit organisation seeking an experienced fundraiser and strategic partnership builder to help us with the next stage of growth for our venture support programme networks and business centre communities.
We are looking for someone passionate about the challenges we are seeking to address, and the social enterprise business model we use. You should be ambitious for growth and impact, as well as for personal growth and progression. You will need to be aware of the range of different approaches to fundraising and social investment.
You will need to be experienced in:
- Relational fundraising with a track record of generating significant resources
- Tender and bid writing, with evidence of success
- Researching funding opportunities
- Business development, strategic relationship building and networking
- Written, verbal and presentational communication
- Location: Cambridge, with occasional, reimbursed travel to other centres. We also offer a hybrid working model.
- Hours: Fulltime, Mon to Fri, 35 hours a week preferable but we will consider 4 days (28 hours).
- Salary: Up to £45k per annum
- Contract: Initial 12 months, extendable on basis of successful activity.
- Reports to: CEO of Allia Impact Ltd.
- Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship
- Company pension scheme; free on-site parking; Bike2Work Scheme
- Life Insurance
- Flexible working
- Casual dress
- Wellness programme
- Previously awarded the best not for profit employer in the Eastern Region.
- Be a part of a community that drives innovation with a focus on addressing environmental and social challenges.
Allia Impact Ltd, part of the Allia charitable group, is seeking an experienced fundraiser and relationship builder to help us with the next stage of growth of our impact venture support ecosystem of business centres and programmes. This role may also be known within the company as Head of Funding.
Allia Impact runs a range of Venture Support programmes to help entrepreneurs build an idea into a business; start-ups to scale & grow and small businesses to establish and thrive – with impacts focussed on job creation, underserved communities and addressing social and environmental challenges. It also leverages innovation, entrepreneurship, and tech for good to address key issues in society (such as Net Zero, homelessness and AgeTech) through a suite of programmes, initiatives, and collaborations.
Allia Future Business Centres provide space, community and a thriving ecosystem where start-ups and ventures are supported to achieve positive environmental and social impact.
As part of our growth strategy, we have identified the need for a Head of Funding (Fundraising) to support the expansion of Allia Impact’s ventures support work and to expand the geographical footprint of the Future Business Centres. The key priorities are:
- Identifying and securing funding sources to maintain and grow our range of venture support programmes which currently operate in London, Cambridge and Peterborough. As these are free to attend, and demand no equity, we rely on external funding to support us to deliver this impact service. Aiming to expand to new prospective locations in London and Eastern England.
- Helping to secure the resources to expand our network of Future Business Centres also in London and the East. From small hyper-local hubs that focus on community support and transformation, to larger centres that act as innovation communities for impact businesses and start-ups, we are ambitious to grow our reach.
Typical funders have included EU (ERDF), local authorities, corporates, charitable trusts and individual philanthropists, and will be similar going forward except for the transition from EU to UK-based government funds. In the tech for good and innovation challenge space, collaborations with family offices, venture capital, and corporations are potential funding routes as well.
Our programmes and centres are of interest to all these types of funders and we have good track record and relationships to build on. It is a positive opportunity for growth and scaling the impact we can achieve to more locations, working as part of a team with committed colleagues.
Our people are pivotal to our success, and we have grown expediently. We are an equal opportunities employer which embraces diversity, inclusion and flexible working. We offer a great working environment, true team working ethos, good benefits and much more.
We are committed to equality and diversity for our ventures, tenants, colleagues, volunteers, trustees and supporters. We value the strength that comes with difference and the positive contribution that diversity brings to the communities in which we serve. We are working to increase diversity and would particularly welcome applications from groups that are currently under-represented, including those from a BAME background.
To apply for this role, please send an up-to-date CV. We may ask you to provide a supporting covering letter highlighting your skills and experience along with why we should consider you for the role and your salary expectations.
All applications should be submitted by 22nd of July but we will begin interviewing before then so early application is advised.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking someone to join our leadership team bringing experience of income growth to help us to work towards a better future for wildlife, people and the green spaces we all love.
You will take forward the Trust’s work to increase our profile, grow our income and develop our supporter base so that we can raise our voice and deliver more for wildlife and the diverse communities of Sheffield and Rotherham. Supporting and leading our Marketing and Fundraising teams you will be pivotal to inspiring more people to take action for nature.
Your established track record in income growth through fundraising, corporate sponsorship, membership or similar, will be essential as will your ability to think strategically, inspire and provide leadership. Your experience of working with funders and understanding of membership will grow our supporter base and help us deliver more for nature.
As important will be your commitment and enthusiasm for nature, wildlife and the environment to help drive forward our Strategy 2030.
You can find out more about SRWT and the difference you could make to nature and wildlife visit our website.
To apply please complete our application form found on our jobs page.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust believes that equality, diversity and inclusion is an essential part of what we do and how we achieve our vision for wildlife and nature. Our staff, volunteers, and the communities we work with deserve equality of opportunity, benefit from embracing diversity and thrive in an inclusive environment.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workplace.
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (0.6FTE). (30 hours / 0.8FTE may be considered subject to negotiation with the successful candidate)
Contract: Permanent subject to funding
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This role will be responsible for building a leadership gift programme across key locations in the south west of England focusing on aligning prospects and donors with the charity's strategic aims for the region. This will include securing significant support towards the capital campaign for a cancer centre in Bristol and for existing centres in Southampton (also covering the Channel Islands), Oxford and Cheltenham.
The role is a key part of the Leadership & Major Gifts Team and will work with the CEO and senior volunteers to deliver revenue and capital funds from individual donors and private family foundations to an ambitious annual target.
To apply for this role you will need experience of:
* You will have at least five years' experience in major donor fundraising with a track record of impact and income growth in this area.
* Able to think strategically, you will have wide experience of building networks and securing significant gifts from influential and wealthy people.
* Motivated to make a difference, you will be a strong communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
If you would like to learn more about the role please contact Hannah on [email protected] or call her on 02078207331.
The hiring manager is wanting to see CVs as they come in so please contact Hannah as soon as you can.
Salary is £53,000 - £70,000
Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.