City of London, London
Birmingham, West Midlands
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£32622 - £35624 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Philanthropy Manager - Major Donors

Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. It takes away people’s memories, their independence and their futures. Someone develops dementia every three minutes and there is currently no cure. Alzheimer's Society is the UK's largest dementia charity. We campaign for change, provide information and support, improve care, fund vital research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. It is a very exciting time to join Alzheimer’s Society as we are currently creating our new organisational strategy that will launch in 2022.

Philanthropy Manager - Major Donors Responsibilities:

This role sits within the Philanthropy Team - made up of the Trust & Foundation, Major Donor, Development and Mid-Value Teams. The Philanthropy Team sits within the Fundraising Directorate.

The Philanthropy Manager – Major Donors is a critical role in the Philanthropy Team, responsible for maximising income from major donors. With a focus on new business, the role holder will have responsibility for identifying, building relationships and securing gifts from major donors who have the ability to give between £50,000 and £100,000 per annum. This role provides a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their skills in cross-team working and strategy development as the role holder will also be responsible for developing a strategy for growing major donor income from individuals based in regional areas of the UK (outside of London).

The Philanthropy Manager – Major Donors reports to the Senior Philanthropy Manager – Major Donors and is responsible for managing the Philanthropy Executive – Major Donors.

This role is homebased with flexibility on location within England, with some travel to our central London office near Tower Hill. Travel will also be required within the UK to meet donors to talk to them about the work of the Society and the impact of their gifts.

Philanthropy Manager - Major Donors Requirements:

We are looking for a proactive and self-motivated professional with excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills to join the Philanthropy Team at Alzheimer’s Society to secure vital funding from major donors that is needed to improve the lives of people living with dementia.

You should have a positive attitude, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proven success in building relationships with and securing gifts from high net worth individuals (or equivalent experience if applying from outside of the charity sector).

The successful candidate will become part of a collaborative team working daily to build relationships with prospective and existing supporters to raise funds for all areas of Alzheimer’s Society’s work, from our research and campaigning through to our pioneering solution for people living with dementia, Dementia Connect.

About Alzheimer’s Society:

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Philanthropy Manager - Major Donors
Location: Home Worker - England and Wales
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 35 per week
Salary: £32,622 - £35,624 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Closing Date: 29 April 2021
Interview Date: First Stage: 10 and 11 May 2021 (via Zoom, with a small panel of interviewers)

You may have experience of the following: Philanthropy Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Fundraising, Major Gifts, Philanthropy, Head of Fundraising, Not For Profit, Voluntary Sector, High Net Worth, Donor Management, Charitable Trusts, Business Development, Major Donors, Fundraising Manager, etc.

Ref: 98477
Posted on: 19 April 2021
Closed date: 29 April 2021
Job ref: 98477
Tags: Fundraising