City of London, London
£21000 - £25500
Permanent, Part-time
Job description
  • Implement the Fundraising Team's 2020 plan for stewardship and cultivation, in line with the Team's overall strategy and in preparation for the launch of CV2030.

  • Manage and administer all aspects of the delivery of three high-level, intimate dinners hosted by the Bishop of London (e.g. logistics, content curation, budget management, invitation administration, guest list management, briefing of senior staff, seating plans, guest follow up).
  • Support and guide the Bishop of London in the management and development of her relationships with a focused pool of existing and potential funders, particularly following the delivery of the three high-level dinners.
  • As Capital Vision 2030 develops, assess the feasibility of fundraising for the organisation's emerging priorities.
  • Manage key relationships with the Diocese's historic donors (including individuals, trusts and livery companies) in partnership with the senior leadership team, supporting and guiding senior staff as appropriate.
  • Steward funders of live projects and central grant funders to a high standard, including writing and/or coordinating project impact reports.
  • Manage the fundraising database Donorflex, including the ongoing process of data cleaning and maintaining accurate records.
  • Ensure that the organisation complies with standards of fundraising best practice.
  • In all activities and relationships, contribute to the ongoing culture change needed for fundraising to become a more explicit part of the organisation's operations.

Our ideal Candidate will meet the following criteria-


  • Experience of high-level donor relationship management, ideally with experience of Major Donor fundraising.
  • Experience of building high-level relationships.
  • Experience of administering and managing high-level events (scale less significant).
  • Experience of using fundraising relationship management databases.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organised.
  • Excellent communications skills, written and oral.
  • Ability to assess the feasibility of fundraising for projects.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work across all levels of an organisation.
  • Ability to identify problems and opportunities, shape solutions and successfully implement them.
  • Ability to influence (e.g. colleagues and stakeholders).
  • Dynamic individual with a proactive approach.
  • Self-motivated and focused.
  • Some flexibility, including willingness to work outside working hours occasionally as required.
  • Supportive of the aims of the Diocese of London within the Church of England.


  • Experience of securing major gifts from Major Donors.
  • Experience of managing cost budgets.
  • Understanding of the Church of England.
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Posted on: 08 October 2019
Closed date: 29 October 2019
Job ref: cofe/TP/31562/2080
Tags: Christian