Northampton, Northamptonshire
Up to £26500 per annum + company benefits & pay review Jan 2022
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Development Officer

Salary: c £26,500 plus company benefits

Location: Northampton (agile working)

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association has an exciting opportunity for a Development Officer to join our Fundraising Team at the Motor Neurone Disease Association on a permanent full-time basis, working from our National Office in Northampton, where we operate an agile working policy.

About the role

You will be working with the Head of Development and other colleagues within the Development Team plus volunteers, to help grow high value income - primarily major donor and corporate. You will deliver stewardship and other activities related to these supporters and programmes. Key responsibilities include:

  • Pro-actively identify, research, cultivate and solicit prospects and supporters to generate high value gifts of 4 and 5 figures.
  • Establish and maintain personalised relationships with prospects and supporters to help create a sustainable partnership culture that maximises financial and non-financial support over time.
  • Support colleagues from across the Association to develop engaging proposals, stewardship and related materials and deliver events and other activities to achieve the team's objectives.
  • Travel throughout the country to attend meetings and events to cultivate prospects, present proposals, manage partnerships and support colleagues as necessary.

What are we looking for?

We are a looking for someone with Fundraising experience, ideally with high value supporters or through direct prospect cultivation and stewardship - or demonstrable experience in a similar new business / relationship role. You must be an excellent communicator with the ability to write and present in a creative, clear and inspiring way.

Excellent Stakeholder development and management skills are essential.

A Full Driving Licence is required for travel around the UK.

For full role responsibilities please view the job description.

How to apply?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply online now and submit a supporting statement and CV.

About Us

The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society.

We operate an agile working environment within a flexible office space using the latest technology and digital infrastructure. This, together with a high level of trust and performance driven culture, gives staff the freedom and flexibility to work in the best way for them, the Association and, most importantly, people with MND.

We are committed to equality and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation for people with and affected by MND, current and future staff, volunteers, and stakeholders.

Important Notices

Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

Our selection process will be multi-stage; this may include video call screening, psychometric assessments, and competency-based interview/s.

We request that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this role. We work hard to fill our roles directly and if assistance is required, we operate a PSL, which currently closed for review. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies/ head-hunters.

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Posted on: 26 October 2021
Closed date: 09 November 2021
Job ref: MND1144
Tags: Fundraising