City of London, London
£23256 - £26298 per annum + £26,474 - £29,416 if in London/within M25
Job description


The Stewardship Officer will be responsible to support the Philanthropy and Partnerships team with the development and delivery of a sector leading stewardship programme, encompassing communications and events. The successful candidate will ensure stewardship plans are in place for all key donors and provide excellent communication to supporters (through newsletters, organisational updates, project progress reports, etc.). They will maintain a calendar of stewardship events, and lead on the delivery.

The Stewardship Officer will be integral to the Philanthropy and Partnerships team cultivating strong ongoing relationships with high value supporters, resulting in ongoing financial return for the organisation.

Interview Dates: 12th, 15th and 16th February 2021

We would consider flexibility on where this role could be based


What we can offer you:

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

Main Responsibilities

Working with the Research and Operations Lead the Stewardship officer will support the delivery of stewardship across the Philanthropy and Partnerships team by:

  • Supporting the development of stewardship products and tracking and monitoring the activities across the team
  • Drafting and editing copy and developing content for internal and external audience
  • Linking with internal stakeholders to support the delivery of critical stewardship activities
  • Developing and maintaining a calendar of events and managing the delivery of stewardship events

Ideal Candidate

The best person for this job will be creative and result driven and will have:

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly the ability to write engaging and inspiring communications
  • Experience in sourcing material in order to develop, copywrite and edit content
  • Excellent organisation skills and an interest in managing high profile events
  • A clear understanding of our audience and Major Gift fundraising
  • The ability of working effectively with others, co-operating with colleagues and helping the team to achieve its goals demonstrating outstanding time-management and interpersonal skills
  • Full IT literacy with excellent analytical skills, and the ability to use a CRM system
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Posted on: 14 January 2021
Closing date: 04 February 2021
Job ref: diabetesuk/TP/10938/535
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