Leatherhead, Surrey

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum



About the organisation

Back in 1990, Charity People started life with a grant from The Prince's Youth Business Trust and The London Enterprise Agency. Our aims we... Read more

Job Description

We are recruiting for one of the UK’s leading mental health charities. For almost a century, they’ve helped people deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Based in their Leatherhead office in Surrey, we are looking for their new Major Gifts Manager to come and make a real difference to their fundraising ability.

Today they provide UK-wide support on the phone, online, in the community and at their treatment centres. They’re on a mission to raise awareness about mental health and break down any barriers currently preventing this. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated, experienced fundraiser to join the fundraising team in the Major Gifts Manager role. You will be have strategic responsibility and be reporting to the Director of Income Generation, with direct line management of the Senior Major Gifts Officer, Major Gifts and Research Executive and the Appeal Project Manager.

We are looking for an emotionally intelligent, creative and experienced Major Gifts fundraiser. Someone with an intuitive understanding of the donor journey, in all that this means, and the ability to galvanise Trustees and senior volunteers to create an understanding and culture of philanthropy across the whole organisation. 

The post holder will need to use their experience and interpersonal skills to forge new supporter relationships and maintain existing ones. We are looking for someone who will maintain momentum with this young, but well established major giving programme. In addition, we are well on the way towards launching a significant fundraising appeal, so there are plenty of opportunities for personal growth and development. 

As well as a competitive salary, benefits include condensed hours working from 9 – 16.30, a generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days (pro-rata) and free on-site parking or free shuttle from Leatherhead Station, and various other generous benefits. 

They are looking to pay £40,000-£50,000 per annum dependent on experience.

If you’d like to be considered for this role please send your CV to Anna to have an initial chat about the position. 

Please note, due to the number of applications we receive we aren’t always able to respond to unsuccessful candidates.