Camden, London
£30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Job description
About the role

Our Philanthropy team are recruiting for a Senior Fundraising Research Executive who will create high quality and insightful research in a range of formats which will contribute to the improvement of the size and quality of the prospect pipeline for our Partnerships and Philanthropy teams.

These research projects will feed into team strategies, aiming to increase direct fundraising hours available by improving systems and processes.

You'll provide key support to the research team by preparing reports for purposes including prospect moves management and tracking. You'll also be an innovator, problem solving and process supporting the Operations team to pursue efficient and best practice, as well as compliance with GDPR and data protection laws.

About you

With an understanding of prospect research principles and ethics, wealth indicators and fundraising you'll have a thorough understanding of the principles of the Data Protection Act, GDPR, ICO guidelines, and relevant legislation and guidelines and how it impacts on prospect and donor development.

You'll have strong desk research skills with experience of identifying target organisations and individuals of interest, able to give an insight into the market and prospects. This experience could have been gained in fundraising, recruitment, market research, art, luxury or similar industries.

You'll also have the following skills and experience:
* Able to prioritise and synthesise large amounts of complex information effectively and efficiently to deliver succinct and focused research
* Experience of using a range of research resources, online and desk-based, and of employing a range of techniques and processes for capturing, managing, analysing and disseminating information
* Robust experience of writing a wide variety of documentation for various audiences, from research reports and briefing notes to feasibility documents

A proactive and committed team player you'll have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You'll have good planning and time management skills. You'll be able to take a flexible and adaptable approach to work, adopting new skills and processes in a fast-paced environment.

In return we offer a variety of generous benefits including healthcare and dental plans, subsidised gym membership and a generous annual leave package. We also enthusiastically support flexible working and positive, active lifestyles with activities from softball, yoga, bake-offs and many more.

About us

We research all heart and circulatory diseases and the things that cause them. Heart disease, Stroke, Vascular Dementia, Diabetes and many more. All connected, all under siege. Because our research is the promise of future cures and treatments.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button to be redirected to our career site. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role criteria.
Please note interviews are due to take place 10th - 12th December at our head office, London.

Here at the British Heart Foundation we celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy and we drive our strategy through our diversity and inclusion leaders group Kaleidoscope. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can beat heartbreak for everyone.
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Posted on: 18 November 2019
Closed date: 02 December 2019
Job ref: 8096 (50060)
Tags: Fundraising