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Location: Cardiff (will consider applications from those based in London and Bristol also)
Interviews: 06/09 and 07/09
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This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated senior fundraiser to lead the Philanthropy strategy, maximise income from our key relationships and drive new business in Wales. Working with colleagues in the Cardiff office, this is an important role in the Regional Philanthropy team and sits within the wider national philanthropy team.
The Head of Philanthropy reports to the Senior Head of Regional Philanthropy and is responsible for securing income from trusts and foundations, and major donors, supporting a wider team target to support young people.You will work closely with the Director for Wales, Advisory Committees and key internal colleagues to collaborate on fundraising opportunities. You will be flexible to support the growth and development plans across the region as we embark on the 50th Anniversary Campaign.
You will need excellent relationship management skills and the ability to relate to people at all levels.You will have a proven track record of securing new donor relationships and reaching financial targets. You will have excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, and financial acumen, with written and verbal communication skills.
What we can offer:
- Great holiday package! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure the days between Christmas and New Year
- Fantastic Family leave! Receive 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks full pay for paternity leave.
- Flexible working! Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
- Interest-free season ticket loans
- Benefits platform! Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
- In-house learning platform! Develop your skills for your career and your role
- The Trust will contribute 5% of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
- You can volunteer for and/or attend events – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
- Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Neighbourhood Watch was founded on the premise of bringing people together as neighbours and communities to help prevent crime and all the evidence suggests that the need for this today is as great as it has ever been. Neighbourhood Watch is a powerful organisation with approximately 2.3 million members and a brand that is recognised by 94% of people in England and Wales. We are in the early stages of our 5 year strategy to revitalise the movement and ensure it is more relevant and representative across the UK.
We are seeking to appoint a Head of Policy, Partnerships and Projects to support the CEO to deliver the 5 Year Strategic Plan (2020 – 2025) by identifying and developing new strategic partnerships to support NWN core business and manage specific projects or programmes of work for NWN.
The role can be full time or part time depending on the candidate with responsibilities amended accordingly.
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Closing date for applications is Sunday 28th August 2022 and interviews will be held on Friday 2nd September 2022
For an informal chat with the CEO please contact our enquiries line
We’re all about rethinking how we tackle poverty together with our network of partners around the world, and with the supporters of our two brands: Y Care International and All We Can.
If you’re a communications specialist and creative team-player/manager, keen to invest yourself and your skills so that communities and individuals can fulfil their potential – then this may be the role for you.
All We Can has an exciting opening for a leader of Communications and Advocacy, in our Public Engagement Team, working across both charity brands. You’ll be experienced in communication strategies and tactics, able to pull together PR and promotional plans, and experienced at getting people active in speaking up and campaigning on issues that count. You’ll also be comfortable raising the profile of our innovative and tested ‘Partnership Approach’ with the sector, and supporters.
As a manager, you’ll be empowering and supportive of those you line-manage – and bring your own experience and ideas to our friendly and driven culture.
You’ll manage a small and skilful team of digital, communications and advocacy specialists, be part of a Senior Management Team, and work with members of the wider Public Engagement Team.
This role is all about growing the engagement, awareness and income of both our brands. If that inspires you, please read the full job description, complete the application form, and return it to us by Thursday 8 September 2022, 12:00 pm.
Term of appointment: Permanent.
N.B.: You must have the right to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
There is no other charity like Magic Breakfast. We are working to meet the challenge of ending morning hunger for now, and for good by providing a breakfast provision which means no child is too hungry to learn. Your work here as a Philanthropy Manager will support ending morning hunger for children all over the UK.
Working with the High Value Giving team, the Philanthropy Manager will develop and deliver the charity's high net worth individual giving programme in line with Magic Breakfast’s strategic priorities to enable our organisational growth against our mission.
You will need to be innovative and creative, ensuring impactful donor journeys and engagement opportunities so Magic Breakfast’s supporters feel valued, focusing on ensuring that Magic Breakfast is offering the highest quality of donor care from start to finish so that they understand the transformational difference they make to hungry children in the UK.
You will need to have knowledge of high value fundraising techniques covering corporates, trusts and major donors, including a clear understanding of the needs of the supporter journey and extensive experience delivering donor cultivation and stewardship events
Please see the attached Job Description and person specification for full details of the role.
We have a firm commitment to encouraging fairness and diversity in our workforce and we encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority background, who are underrepresented in our organisation.
Closing date for applications 26th August 2022
Interviews 31st August and 1st September 2022 , please include in your application any conflicts with your availability which we will endeavour to accommodate.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
BlindAid is London’s oldest sight loss charity, and offers support to around 1200 isolated, blind and visually impaired adults living across the 12 inner London boroughs each year. We are a mission driven organisation with an excellent reputation amongst service uses and stakeholders alike. We have a positive, supportive culture and our team is absolutely focussed on delivering tangible, meaningful, and value-driven support for our service users.
We are seeking a Head of Fundraising to:
Design and implement a new fundraising strategy.
Increase sustainable income generation.
Raise awareness of BlindAid’s brand, mission and values and grow our supporter base.
This role is part of the senior management team and holds board reporting responsibilities.
We can consider pro-rated P/T working for the right candidate.
We do not currently have any full-time fundraiser positions in the charity.
This role would suit an enthusiastic fundraiser who wants to take their next career step, working both strategically and operationally to grow a diverse income portfolio.
You have a track record of fundraising from trusts & foundations, managing legacy campaigns, individual giving as well as corporate income streams.
Statutory funding experience would be an advantage. You will lead on funding applications to trusts and foundations, corporates and major donors, and you are confident in preparing/delivering pitches.
You’ will have a proven track record of making successful bids to larger funders like Big Lottery/City Bridge Trust etc.
You will be confident in scoping, developing and delivering an ambitious fundraising strategy that will support long term objectives of the charity and a supporting operational plan, ensuring that all elements of BlindAid’s staff and trustees can be engaged.
You can lead on developing a creative and target driven fundraising team in line with the approved fundraising strategy.
You are able to develop an inspiring, attractive case for support on BlindAid’s behalf to meet the needs of the charity.
You can write fundraising related policies and processes in line with current legislation and best practice.
Fundraising is an essential element in our long-term plans for sustainable service delivery and we need passionate, dedicated people to help us continue to support isolated, blind, and visually impaired people going forward.
Essential qualifications, knowledge skills and experience:
- Degree level education (or equivalent experience in the third sector)
- A minimum of 5 years+ management experience in a fundraising role
- High-level fundraising experience of personally securing five/six-figure donations
- Outstanding communication skills.
- Experience of managing/developing a diverse funding portfolio
- Management of database/CRM systems
- Proficient in social media/digital communications
- Understanding and knowledge of legislation relating to fundraising/communications
- The ability to build and maintain professional relationships
- The ability to coach and develop team members
In return, we offer:
- A competitive salary.
- Options for hybrid / flexible working.
- 28 days annual leave, plus public bank holidays.
- Group Personal Pension plan with a 7.5% salary employer contribution.
We are looking for candidates who share our passion to support blind and visually impaired adults in London.
BlindAid is committed to safeguarding and the welfare of all service users. We are committed to the promotion of equal opportunities.
Disabled candidates - Equality and inclusion are at the heart of our mission. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled people. We guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the essential job criteria. Please let us know if you are applying under the Disability Confident Scheme.
This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is therefore subject to an Enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure Barring Service.
In order to be considered you must be eligible to work in the UK.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Philanthropy, Home Based
Permanent, full time
Blue Cross are one of the UK’s leading animal welfare organisations for animals. We support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through our rehoming, veterinary and education programmes.
What is the role?
The role will manage and lead the development of all income from charitable trusts, mid and high net worth individuals to support delivery of our ambitious strategy. The role will further develop our existing Philanthropy fundraising strategy and personally manage their own portfolio. The post will manage and develop the Philanthropy team and make an active contribution to both the leadership of the fundraising function and, as a member of the Leadership team for the charity, the wider leadership of Blue Cross.
If you excel in an environment where you can see the difference you make every day then this is the role for you. Interested? Then apply and lets work together to see if this is the role for you.
Want to know more the detail? Great! We have attached the job description which hopefully gives you everything you need.
What is required?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Extensive experience of developing strategies that have increased income from both major donors and institutional funders, including personally securing five and, ideally six figure donations
• Proven experience of meeting and exceeding ambitious income growth targets
• Experience of relationship building with funders
• Experience of financial monitoring and target setting and reporting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to analyse data and tailor it for a variety of different donor requirements
• Highly developed influencing and negotiation skills,
• Track record of leading, managing and inspiring a team, including encouraging innovation and improving ways of working to build a resilient and high performing team
• Experience of working at the highest level of an organisation and managing relationships with key stakeholders at Director, CEO and Board level
It would also be great if you had:
• Experience of fundraising for significant capital projects
• A pet-lover with knowledge of current pet welfare issues and trends
• Knowledgeable about CRM systems and data management
Why work for Blue Cross?
• 38 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Holiday exchange & enhanced parental leave
• Annual volunteer days
• Long service awards, starting from 5 years
• Huge range of discounts across high street stores, insurance services & more
To read more about the benefits Blue Cross has to offer, please visit the 'why work for us' page on our website.
To apply for this role, all candidates must complete the online application process.
Salary: £53,000 per annum
Closing Date: 28th August 2022
Interview Dates: 8th & 9th September 2022
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.
At Blue Cross we are passionate about our commitment to diversity, inclusion and removing barriers, should you like to discuss any reasonable adjustments or changes to our recruitment process to support you to be your best then please get in touch.
Blue Cross holds inclusion as a core organisational value. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified, experienced and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. We actively embrace our differences and know that it is our differences that make us unique. You are very welcome at Blue Cross, without the need to hide any part of who you are.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Salary: £49,277 - £50,769
Permanent - Full time - 35 hours per week
ActionAid UK is a member of the ActionAid Federation, an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty.
As part of the ActionAid Federation, we work with women and girls, our partners, and dedicated staff in 43 countries to end violence and fight povertyso that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.
The Philanthropy & Partnerships team are looking for their next Head of Philanthropy to lead a team of seven raising funds from the UK and international philanthropists. The role is principally responsible for leading engagements with UK supporters however, there is also a globally-focused role in the team. Therefore, some experience of international philanthropy would be a bonus.
The Philanthropy team annually raises £2m from highly engaged long-term supporters, but there is still significant opportunity for growth. The team is well established with exceptional fundraisers who can be relied upon to deliver business as usual whilst pushing forward the longer-term ambition. The role also sits within the Heads leadership group, working with Heads of Corporate, Trusts & New Markets, and Strategic Funding and Insight to work with the Deputy Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships to deliver the wider team strategy.
ActionAid UK is currently reflecting on our role in the wider federation and how we can continue to grow impact whilst decolonising our work, especially fundraising. This is therefore an exciting time to join the organisation, as the Head of Philanthropy will be at the forefront of these discussions and have the opportunity to shape what the future of high value fundraising looks like. This role would therefore be perfect for someone who is able to lead a high-performing team, who has a growth mindset, and who thrives on questioning the status quo.
ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working.We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants.
ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.
We are committed to continually improving the diversity of our workforce and therefore encourage applications from people of colour, the LGBTQI+ community, the trans community, and those with a disability.
Head of Philanthropy
Location: Home based with regular travel to London or Agile working (working two days from our London office and from home)
Pay: £45,992.41 to £51,147.93pa or £48,638.51 to £53,794.00 per annum (including London weighting).
Hours: 35 hours per week
Imagine being part of an organisation whose common purpose is to help those who are severely impacted by mental illness. Here at Rethink Mental Illness and Mental Health UK we are a passionate group of people and are driven to make a difference.
We are able to make that difference due to generous donations from our wonderful supporters and we wouldn’t be able to deliver the diverse services that we do, without them. Which is why philanthropy has been identified as a new and lucrative income stream for Mental Health UK and Rethink Mental Illness, through the research completed by Bill Bruty and his team.
We know that growing our philanthropy programme will actively help us reach more people who need help and support. We believe that everyone should be treated with respect and dignity – and that’s why equity is one of our core values. We understand the importance of drawing on the expertise, unique perspectives and lived experience of our people – regardless of who they are or their background – to help us become an inclusive and anti-racist employer, campaigning organisation and service provider that reflects the diverse communities we support as a leading mental health charity.
To take us on our new and exciting journey, we are looking for an experienced Head of Philanthropy to join our passionate team of fundraisers. The successful person will develop and implement an effective Philanthropy fundraising strategy for both organisations, that supports income growth and ensures that we deepen our relationships with existing donors and proactively engage new supporters.
You will need exceptional relationship management skills as you work collaboratively across Fundraising, Partnerships, Senior Leadership and the wider organisations. You will also be a strong and creative communicator with excellent verbal and written skills, which will allow you to develop compelling proposals, create memorable engagement opportunities and produce detailed reports for donors and prospects.
So, if you are a proactive Philanthropy professional who is keen to make their mark in the mental health sector and help us set up our Philanthropy programme from the beginning, why not be part of our future and join us in our newly created Head of Philanthropy role? Apply today!
More information can be found in the job description.
We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include:
- PULSE – your rewards, wellbeing, and benefits platform. Providing access to thousands of discounts and benefits including cashback; reloadable cards; savings etc. A Wellbeing hub that gives physical, emotional, and mental health support. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments.
- Taking time for you: we work flexibly –you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off.
- Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme.
- Structured Corporate Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way.
- £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member
Closing date is 9am 30th August 2022.
Interviews will take place week commencing 5th September 2022 and will consist of Competency/Behavioural interview and a presentation, which will be provided closer to the date.
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: 7 September 2022
First interview date and location: TBC 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.
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
The philanthropy programme at Crisis has flourished in recent years, and we have ambitious plans to grow our income target to £5m per year by 2025. Over the last year, we have seen a rise in six-figure gifts, and have made the decision to recruit a second Senior Philanthropy Lead to the team to help build on this success and grow the upper end of our portfolio and continue to recruit new supporters to Crisis.
We are working to end homelessness in three ways: at the individual level through our life changing services; at a community level with our partners around Great Britain; and at a national policy level with the governments in Wales, Scotland and Westminster. Together Crisis offers a rich array of opportunities for our amazing philanthropists to make a lasting change to the systems and structures that perpetuate homelessness in 21st Century Britain.
Lately, we have also begun to explore how entrepreneurship can end homeless through our Venture Studio, which has proved successful at attracting new high value supporters to Crisis.
Location: London (Working from home is an option in line with Crisis’ homeworking policy (minimum of one day a week in the office, or two days every fortnight).
About the role
As Senior Philanthropy Lead at Crisis, you will be working with our top-level supporters, engaging them with our work, building trust and creating advocates by ensuring that all supporters have a rewarding experience.
You will build on existing support in the programme and proactively seek new business to secure gifts at the five, six and seven figure level. You will develop and manage a healthy prospect pipeline through relationships with intermediaries, peer-to-peer giving networks and engaging senior volunteers.
You will be able to confidently communicate the complexity of homelessness and inspire support at the highest level. You will understand how to match the interests of existing and potential supporters with Crisis' funding needs and you will help philanthropists to play a vital role in meeting our ambition to end homelessness in Great Britain.
You will work closely with teams across Crisis to identify funding opportunities, ways to involve supporters in our work, and new prospective supporters. You will understand how to manage the contributions of senior colleagues and Trustees in creating opportunities to involve philanthropists with our mission and to create the space for them to input meaningfully into emerging projects.
To be successful in this role you will have:
An entrepreneurial attitude, with the ability to learn quickly and work proactively.
A proven track record of building strong relationships with supporters and securing gifts of five figures plus.
Experience of engaging and influencing high-value and high-profile individuals.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (including listening skills).
Excellent influencing skills to develop internal and external relationships.
Ability to manage projects, events and fundraising campaigns.
Experience of planning, monitoring and evaluating success in major donor fundraising or a comparable sector.
Demonstrable understanding of digital marketing techniques and willingness to use in high value fundraising
Commitment to Crisis’ purpose and values
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 to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days
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, 28th August (23:59)
Interviews: week commencing 5th September
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.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Location: London, UK
Salary: The salary for this role is positioned at a grade 6 - £40,011 - £45,437, 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 and motivated relationship builder to join us as our new Philanthropy Manager. As the successful candidate you will work closely with the Head of Philanthropy, the Director of Development & Alumni Relations and your team members to ensure the future success of our DARO team.
You will thrive on being a key member of the Philanthropy Team, building relationships with a mixed portfolio of individuals, charitable trusts and companies, while raising the profile of LSHTM and securing philanthropic funds for vital global health initiatives.
We have ambitious plans to further increase the role of philanthropy to support capital development, scholarships and research priorities that have a far-reaching global impact. As such you will apply bringstrong relationship management skills and solid experience of securing donations at five and six-figure levels to help achieve those ambitions.
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.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 09AM ON 5 SEPTEMBER 2022
At London City Mission, we are passionate about sharing the love of God and the good news ofJesus Christ with those otherwise unlikely to hear, and to do this in partnership with churches.
To help us do that, we have developed a set of values which shape the way we work and relate with each other:
Rooted in Christ: We are prayerfully dedicated to doing God’s will and living in His way, according to His word
Christ-like Love: We look not to our own interests but to the interest of others because we are united as brothers and sisters in Christ
God Glorifying Excellence: We pursue the best that we can to glorify God and serve each other in all we do
Spirit-Inspired Perseverance and Courage: Standing firm, pushing through, paying the price for the sake of Christ and the gospel
Purpose of Role:
To create rewarding partnerships with a diverse range of key supporters of the greatest possible mutual value. Provide leadership to London City Mission in developing, sustaining and managing relationships with individuals, trusts and corporates who have the capacity to make a significant financial difference in support of LCM, creating bespoke opportunities to partner with London City Mission for the sake of the gospel.
Fundraising and Supporter Partnerships:
Our ambition for growth and change in mission must be matched by an ambition to raise the funds we need to support mission and to enable London City Mission to remain financially sustainable. To do this we are committed to drive targeted donation growth by approximately 10% year on year.
Our highly committed Fundraising and Supporter Partnerships team will play a key role in this, working with our valued supporters and our missionaries, enriching current relationships and developing new partnerships. We have, therefore, recently invested in and developed our Fundraising and Supporter
Partnerships team who are successfully taking forward our new fundraising strategic approach under the Direction of Rachel Wagstaff – Director of Engagement.
The Head of Major Gifts role provides a unique opportunity to have an impact on reaching London with the life changing truth about Jesus Christ. Key to success in this role will be the ability to:
- Create rewarding partnerships with high net worth supporters of the greatest possible mutual value.
- Provide leadership to London City Mission in developing and managing relationships with individuals, trusts and corporates who have the capacity to make a significant financial difference in support of the ministry, providing them with inspiring opportunities to partner with London City Mission for the sake of the gospel.
Responsibilities of Role:
Fundraising and Supporter Partnerships Team (FSP)
- As part of the FSP management team contribute to the development of the overall fundraising messages and strategy
- Support the delivery of the fundraising strategy, working across the organisation andthrough conversations at director & trustee level
- Deputise for the Director of Engagement as required
Key Supporters, Trusts and Corporates
- Working with the Director of Engagement and the Major Gifts Team, develop and lead London City Mission’s major donor,trusts, and corporate and legacy fundraising strategies
- Build strong relationships with supporters, helping new and existing key supporters understand how their support makes a difference
- Grow income from major donors,trusts and corporates – achieving agreed targets for fundraising income and legacy pledges
- Lead a team, including utilising external expertise where appropriate, to plan and implement a bespoke engagement and stewardship programme (with planned and tracked actions) that ensures individuals, trusts and corporate supporters develop a strong connection with London City Mission
- Manage direct reports in line with LCM values providing encouragement, and oversight, giving feedback and coaching as appropriate
- Identify possible likely donors and provide them with a warm and compelling invitation to explore partnering with London City Mission
- Develop and manage relationships with active major donors, regularly communicating LCM’s vision and plans, with a passion for and understanding of, the gospel message. (There will be an expectation from major donors – as evangelical Christians – that this role is also an evangelical Christian and it is likely there will be conversations around personal faith.)
- Support London City Mission staff in the building ofrelationships with Key Supporters, Trusts and Corporates
- Co-ordinate the Major Donor programme within the Fundraising and Supporter Partnerships Team, CEO, Director of Church Networks, Trustees, specialist consultants and the wider organisation
- Report regularly on progress against agreed fundraising targets
- Manage supporter events to create an experience which adds value and builds loyalty in the relationships between London City Mission and its supporters
- Ensure excellent use of the CRM database by themselves and direct reports – i.e. it is compliant, supportive of other teams and analysis or interpretation leads to positive action.
- Represent LCM at external events, including some Sundays and at a conference each year
Providing support for:
- Strategic planning of communications and supporter relations
- Identifying communications opportunities and developing content
- Market research, analysis, intelligence and reporting
- Business planning and annual financial planning
- Development of relationships with key churches
- All activities and projects within the Fundraising and Supporter Relations Team.
There is a general occupation requirement that the appointed person to this role is an evangelical Christian
Prospectus is excited to be supporting St John Ambulance in the search for a new Philanthropy Manager to join their growing team. This organisation has been helping save lives for over a century. This is an exciting time to be joining as the organisation has focused fully on philanthropy over the last two years and is set to raise £4million by 2023.
As the Philanthropy Manager you will work with the Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships to develop operational plans and set annual targets as well as leading, supporting and inspiring the Philanthropy team. You will also manage high value philanthropic relationships with individuals (six and seven figure level) and will be responsible for complex philanthropic proposals.
You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders. You will have successes in cultivating and stewarding relationships with high net worth individuals (five to six figure level). In this role, you will have line management responsibilities, so an interest in line managing is important although prior experience isn't essential.
This organisation offers great benefits and career development opportunities as well as supporting you options to support a healthy work-life balance. Please be in touch to find out more about the hybrid working arrangements and flexible working opportunities.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome all candidates to apply, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or pregnancy/maternity. If you have any disability and require reasonable adjustment/s to any part of the process then please contact Ryan Burdock at Prospectus. If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.
In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will arrange for a 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.
Philanthropy Executive - Strategic Partnerships Team
Location: Flexibility between home-based or office-based at World Vision UK headquarters in Milton Keynes/London Hub
Salary: £21,326 – £23,835 pa + good range of benefits
Contract: Permanent. Full time 36.5 hours per week. Flexible Working
We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic, and diligent Executive to join the Philanthropy team and play a pivotal role at an exciting time in its development.
You will be managing relationships with established Philanthropists and be responsible for inspiring and acquiring new major donors who want to be part of making a difference in children’s lives in some of the world’s hardest places. You will also be responsible for supporting an exciting strategic initiative to drive change and improve the lives of girls and women around the world.
We are looking for someone with excellent organisational and communication skills with an energy and passion for World Vision’s mission and vision to serve the world’s most vulnerable children.
Are you a strong networker comfortable working to targets? Do you have experience in fundraising, communications, marketing, sales, customer service, or account management?
If you would like to join a vibrant Philanthropy team dedicated to making a difference in children’s lives, we would love to hear from you.
As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).
Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter.
**Please note that you MUST have the Right to work in the UK documentation as unfortunately this role is not sponsored and your application cannot be considered any further without it**
Closing date for applications: 7th September 2022
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.
As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
World Vision UK is a registered organisation operating the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS) and we shall check with your previous employers about your behaviour and conduct. We will be requesting they complete a form known as a Statement of Conduct. For more information see our website.
By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK – Job Applicant Privacy Notice.
No agencies please.
East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Philanthropy Manager to join our life-saving charity on a 12-month fixed-term contract.
Senior Philanthropy Manager
Location: Norwich or Melbourn
Hours: Monday – Friday, full-time or part-time – we are happy to discuss flexible working patterns
Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract starting October 2022
Annual salary: £32,398 - £41,184 per annum
The Philanthropy team is responsible for EAAA’s major donor, legacy, and trust income. Responsible for raising circa £4m each year, the team have been developing and enhancing their approach to major giving, focusing on deepening relationships with donors to truly maximise the impact of their giving.
As the Senior Philanthropy Manager, you will help grow and develop EAAA’s offer for major and mid-level donors by leading on the development and delivery of an effective engagement strategy for this high value audience. Managing your own caseload of donors, you will set income targets, manage expenditure, and work with senior volunteers and leadership to secure major support.
Getting to know people, being enthused by their interests, and with an ability to connect them to the areas of our cause they can have most impact on, you’ll represent the Philanthropy team throughout the organisation and in the local community. Delivering high quality, bespoke stewardship, whether through individual communications or unique, intimate events, you’ll need to be a great project manager with a passion for people. In return you’ll become part of an exciting, evolving team at EAAA and generate high levels of income to help support the work we do.
We are immensely proud to have been listed as the number one charity to work for in the 2021 Best Companies list for the national Charity Sector. East Anglian Air Ambulance not only operates with total patient focus but provides a supportive working environment where everyone can develop and make a difference – Together We Save Lives.
Closing date: Monday 22 August (9am)
Interview date: Tuesday 30 August
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No agencies please.