Bloomsbury, Greater London
London, Greater London
c£23,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Action for Children protects and supports children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives.

 We are looking for a Stewardship & Prospect Development Executive to develop and support the delivery of compelling internal and external materials, to maximise the potential for both high value donor and senior volunteer engagement with the organization. The post-holder will also support on the delivery of a pipeline of prospects through research, providing key donor insight to drive income growth from individuals, foundations, and companies.

You will make a difference by:

-Producing excellent and timely external communications for donors and senior volunteers, such as cases for support, detailed proposals and impact reports.

-Increasing internal engagement with our funding priorities by creating communication materials and organising information sharing sessions. 

-Producing a range of information on prospects from concise top line summaries to detailed and comprehensive profiles on existing and potential individuals, trusts and companies.

-Identifying new prospects via data mining, press scanning, peer networks and prospecting projects to develop and maintain a pipeline of prospects for fundraising teams. 

You will need:

-Experience of producing high quality written materials that are tailored to the needs of internal or external audiences.

-Excellent inter-personal and relationship-building skills, with the ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues in different departments. 

-Experience in prospect identification and pipeline development.

-Knowledge of using Raiser's Edge or equivalent fundraising database.

-Confident IT skills - Microsoft Office (Word and Excel and PowerPoint) -to enable the production of visually appealing and professional documents. 

The way we work

We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Have a look at our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work on our website.


We want our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, a comprehensive employer-matched pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts on our dedicated benefits portal. Find out more about our exclusive Action for Children benefits visit our careers site.

For safe and happy childhoods

At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Refreshed on: 14 May 2021
Closed date: 18 May 2021
Job ref: 4962
Tags: Admin, Fundraising