Wetherby, West Yorkshire
£34,404 - £40,433 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

“I wish everyone could see what a day at Martin House is like. It’s an amazing, magical place. It’s like coming home.”

It is an honour and a privilege to be supporting the wonderful Martin House Hospice in their search for a Philanthropy Manager to join their highly successful and integral Fundraising team. Martin House has been caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions for more than 30 years. Every year they care for more than 420 families at the hospice, in hospitals and in their own homes and they also support more than 150 bereaved families. By joining the team in this capacity, you will play a pivotal role in leading the philanthropy income that enables the charity to embark on its ambitious strategy to deliver transformational, sustainable growth and a large capital appeal.

As Philanthropy Manager you will develop and implement an effective major giving strategy that will support the hospice’s ambitious growth plans and ensure that they both strengthen relationships with existing supporters as well as proactively engaging new ones. Managing a small team of ambitious fundraisers, you will work across Major Gifts and Trusts & Foundations and play an integral role in growing with already established income stream. With the large capital appeal reaching its next exciting phase and some philanthropy events already in the calendar this is an incredibly exciting time to be joining the organisation!

To be considered for this role you will ideally come to us with experience in both Major Gifts and Trusts & Foundations and be confident prospecting and researching in these areas. Ideally you will have experience managing individuals but most importantly you should be a natural relationship builder with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders with ease and professionalism. A knowledge of the philanthropic landscape across Yorkshire would be advantageous, as would experience in stewardship at large scale events.

Theis role is full-time and permanent and will come with a range of excellent benefits, including 40 days annual leave (inc. statutory holidays), NHS pension scheme and Employee Assistance Programme. The role will be a blend of home and office working allowing for flexible working patterns and the opportunity to see firsthand the exciting projects at the hospice and the wonderful work they do. Martin House is proud of all it achieves and by joining the team at this exciting time you will be become part of a supportive, collaborative culture united in its passion to embark on the next chapter of the hospice’s exciting journey!

 If you wish to express your interest in this vacancy, apply here or contact Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons for more information.

Please note: If you would like to submit an application or express your interest in an alternative format, such as audio or video upload, please contact either Charlie or Leanne who will be happy to advise on this.

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.

Posted on: 23 November 2021
Closed date: 23 December 2021
Job ref: CH1109
Tags: Fundraising