London, Greater London
£34,000 - £38,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Philanthropy Associate

£34,000 - £38,000 pa


The Senior Philanthropy Associate will support the Philanthropy Manager in developing Comic Relief’s strategy for engagement of ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, including talent foundations and the management of the NEST online giving platform.

Key Accountabilities / Objectives

·           To support the Philanthropy Manager in the development and delivery of Comic Relief’s Philanthropy strategy and engagement of ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals

·           To manage major donor relationships – including reporting – with key individuals as agreed with the Philanthropy Manager

·           To project manage the NEST online philanthropy platform, managing donor relationships as agreed with the Philanthropy Manager

·           To project manage some cultivation, engagement and stewardship events for prospects and donors

·           To support the Philanthropy Manager on the talent foundations strategy delivery and related event activities

·           To work with the Philanthropy Manager on the engagement of wealth advisers

·           To work closely with the Impact & Investment team members responsible for delivery of objectives funded by specific donors, ensuring that the donors’ requirements and motivations are always considered and honoured

·           To manage the Philanthropy team’s data strategy including the implementation and ongoing management of the team’s CRM system and working with Assurance and Legal to ensure all Philanthropy activities are GDPR compliant

·           To support the management and relationships of relevant third parties by working with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure excellent relationship management

·           To take a holistic approach to relationship managing individuals who give through family offices, foundations, and personally

·           To be accountable for £550k annually, incrementally increasing this year on year

Essential Education and Skills:

·           Experience of supporting the delivery of a philanthropy strategy to deliver organisational strategic aims on income and relationships

·           Experience of working in or within either a grant making body and/or a government institution

·           Experience of project and event management

·           Excellent experience of managing external relationships with high net worth individuals

·           Proven demonstration of hitting fundraising and/or sales targets

·           Experience of working with CRM systems and good working knowledge of GDPR in relation to fundraising

Key Competencies:

·           Strong attention to detail - to produce work which is consistently accurate and which fits the purpose for which it was intended.

·           Excellent communication, networking, influencing, negotiating and persuading skills – written and verbal

·           A proactive, positive and fun individual with a “can do” attitude

·           Building and sustaining effective working relationships both internally and externally 

To apply please visit our website via the link and apply online.

Role closes - 12:00pm, 30th Oct 2019 GMT (Europe/London)

Refreshed on: 26 October 2019
Closed date: 30 October 2019
Tags: Fundraising, Management