£30,000.00 - £36,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

A well-established animal welfare charity is seeking a Major Donor Officer to join a collaborative and supportive team based in central London.

The Major Donor Officer will have the opportunity to enter an organisation with a long history of success and a solid donor base.


Working with the Philanthropy team, the Major Donor Officer will be responsible for the recruitment and retention of high-net worth supporters to achieve targets and produce events.


Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Philanthropy Team Manager in delivering the major donor elements of the fundraising strategy.
  • Managing a portfolio of existing major donors and prospects and ensure a first- class cultivation and stewardship journey
  • Attending meetings with existing and new donors, develop bespoke, personalised written communications and proposals; and prepare budgets to accompany approaches.
  • Making new approaches by email/letter/phone to individuals of exceptional high-net worth

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience working in the non-profit sector, preferably within a major donor/major gifts/philanthropy role
  • Proven track record of personally securing five figure major gifts from individuals in a charity environment to meet agreed targets.
  • Proven experience of 'making the ask' and supporting senior staff, volunteers and trustees to do so.
  • Demonstrable experience of writing successful, inspiring, emotive and technically accurate proposals, tailored to a major donor audience and with a focus on outcomes and impact.
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Posted on: 30 July 2019
Closed date: 27 August 2019
Job ref: NL0076
Tags: Fundraising