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Closing today at 13:41
Third Solutions, Remote
£35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted 4 weeks ago Quick Apply
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City of London, London (Hybrid)
Circa £55,000 (dependent on experience)
Job description
Head of Philanthropy and Fundraising Partnerships

Hours and Contract: Full time – 34.5 hours per week, permanent contract

Location: Hybrid/ London Head Office and remote

Salary: Circa £55,000 (dependent on experience)

Are you a talented and innovative fundraiser who can drive the growth of our work to generate income from high-value donors, corporate partnerships, charitable trusts and foundations, and gifts in wills?

Do you want to play a critical role in the development and diversification of our global income streams?

The opportunity

Our client is the charity for the working animal of the world. Since 1923, working through a series of global projects and partnerships across 23 low-income countries, it has supported the welfare of working donkeys, horses, camels, oxen and other working animals in communities that depend on them for water, transport, agriculture, and their very survival.

As part of the charity’s ambitious strategic development plans, they are recruiting a Head of Philanthropy and Fundraising Partnerships. In this role, you will pro-actively lead the development of their Philanthropy and Fundraising Partnerships team as it seeks to acquire new charity partnerships and high value donors and build on their existing funding base. You will be comfortable with using a wide range of fundraising and marketing channels to acquire new funders, as well as steward existing donors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a versatile fundraising professional, who has a strong knowledge of and commitment to working animal welfare. You will join a fast-paced, agile and dynamic organisation that is building its global reach and impact to meet the growing need for its support.

Your key responsibilities include:

Philanthropy and fundraising partnerships programme management

- Lead on the development and operational delivery of the philanthropy and fundraising partnerships strategy, encompassing work across the high-value donor, legacies, trusts, and corporate fundraising income streams.
- Lead on maintaining our clients relationships with existing high-value donors and funders, through the provision of exemplary stewardship.
- Drive the development and testing of new means of acquiring high-value donors and funders for them, to deliver sustainable growth.
- Oversee the continued development and growth of their global legacy programme, including the production of legacy mailings, telemarketing, offline and digital advertising, and features, as well as correspondence with supporters, solicitors, and other stakeholders.
- Lead on work to develop our forecasting of annual legacy income with our legacy pipeline.
- Drive the development of their corporate fundraising programme, working with Global Programmes colleagues and partners based in the countries where they work.
- Work with colleagues to ensure new funding opportunities for high-value donors and funders are identified and actively pursued.
- Work with colleagues to ensure restricted income is managed according to donors’ wishes and restricted funds are managed effectively across Global Fundraising, Marketing and Communications, Global Resources and Global Programmes.

Team management

- Develop and manage the Philanthropy and Fundraising Partnerships team’s activity plan and budget.
- Provide supportive and dynamic line management for members of the Philanthropy and Fundraising Partnerships team, including facilitating regular supervision meetings and supporting their personal development and training.
- Serve as a member of the Global Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Leadership Team.
- Keep up to date with the latest legislative and statutory developments relating to the role, advising staff and the Senior Leadership Team as appropriate.
- Uphold and promote their values, policies, and procedures across all work.

Your knowledge:

- Proven knowledge of fundraising and/or marketing.
- Excellent knowledge of high-value donor, trusts, corporate and legacy fundraising strategies, and activities.
- Comprehensive understanding of fundraising techniques, including audience and donor segmentation, analytical modelling, and the use of insight to drive performance.
- A strong knowledge of global animal welfare, within an international development context is desirable.
- Fundraising training and qualification are desirable.

Your experience:

- Demonstrable experience of managing fundraising or income-generating campaigns, nationally and internationally, including in coalition with other organisations, partners, and agencies/suppliers.
- Experience of managing and overseeing high value giving, legacies, trusts, statutory and corporate fundraising programmes, and activities, to maximise income.
- Experience of developing new products/activities and taking them to market.
- Experience of developing, building, and maintaining relationships with high-value stakeholders.
- Experience of line management and building a collaborative, high-performance team.
- Experience of representing organisations on consortia or in partnership activities (desirable).
- Experience working in a charity or not-for-profit environment is desirable.

Your skills:

- Strong communication skills – written and verbal – with the proven ability to develop strong cases for support.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with a diverse range of stakeholders, including donors and funders.
- Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office, and the ability to understand data requirements and functions.
- Able to work out-of-business hours when required.
- A strong commitment to their vision, mission, and values.

In return, they can offer:

- 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays. Further leave will accrue after two years of service up to a maximum of 30 days.
- Company pension scheme (they will contribute 10% of salary if you contribute 5% of salary).
- Hybrid working with London Head Office (Borough High Street) attendance on average approx. 1 day a month (travel expenses not included).
- Health Cash Plan with Medicash which includes access to virtual GP appointments and a member’s discount portal.
- Group Life Insurance scheme, which provides coverage at 3x your annual salary.
- Group Income Protection scheme, designed to provide income if illness or injury prevents you from working for a period of time.
- Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme including face-to-face counselling.
- Paid Volunteer Day.
- A career path that can grow with the organisation.

Next steps:

If you can demonstrate the relevant skills and experience, and have the right to work in the UK, and would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your CV, together with a covering letter, outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this position.

Early response is encouraged as applications will be reviewed as and when received. This position will close once a suitable candidate is identified.

REF-213 497
Posted on: 25 April 2024
Closing date: 23 May 2024 at 01:00
Job ref: REF-213497
Tags: Fundraising