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Action for Children
Holborn, Greater London (Hybrid)
£30,300 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Salary: Up to £30,300 per annum

Contract/Hours: Permanent, Full time 35 hours a week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 

Location: Hybrid working – Remotely  / Holborn, London 

Perks: Annual leave of 29 days PLUS public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, up to 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands, check out more on our careers portal.  

About Us: 

At Action for Children, we believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. We're committed to ensuring that every child is given the opportunity to thrive. We protect and support vulnerable children, young people and their families by giving them the practical and emotional care and support they need.

About the Role:  

Due to ambitious growth plans, Action for Children are looking for a Senior Prospect Officer working in High Value Operations – a crucial part of our Fundraising team.This is a new role to the charity, and you will be working with the Philanthropy, Events, Corporate and Regional fundraising teams to identify and research potential new supporters, and promote good database management to give donors the best possible experience.

As a Senior Prospect Development Officer, you'll be:  

  • Conducting a variety of biographical and professional research on individuals, trusts and foundations for high-value fundraising teams 
  • Creating corporate research profiles for the Partnerships team
  • Prospecting for events which includes biographies of event attendees and event guest speakers 
  • Undertaking strategic network mapping to allow engagement with current and future prospects 
  • Utilising the prospect management system on Raiser's Edge to track, record and manage activity                 
  • Acting as a data champion for various teams to ensure all data is collected, used and stored in line with GDPR

What You'll Bring:  

Our job description outlines the requirements of the role but the ‘must-haves' are: 

  • Demonstrable experience within a prospect research role
  • Passion and interest in the fundraising landscape in the UK as well as an investigative mind, confidence and ability to work in a team. 
  • An interest in the fundraising landscape in the UK and wider economic trends 
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the confidence to build and solidify new relationships 
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office, data analysis and relational databases 
  • An understanding of GDPR and its application in relation to the role 

Working here is so much more than a job. It's an investment of time to truly make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people, and families across the UK.  

We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. Given this and our ongoing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, we encourage applications from everyone. 

We value and celebrate the diversity of those that work with us and as an inclusive workplace we want all our current and future staff to feel able to be themselves in the workplace.  

If you're interested in finding out more, click apply and visit our careers portal for more information.  

If, for any reason, you need support with your application, please contact Sarah Manderfield who will be happy to give you any support you require.  

If you want to get to know us a little better, check out our socials on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook or YouTube.   

Posted on: 08 August 2022
Closing date: 29 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 7719
Tags: Business Development