Not For Profit People on behalf of Bible Society
Swindon, Swindon
£32,000 - £35,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We’re looking for a well-organised fundraising professional with proven experience of instigating and building relationships with major donors to join our team in Swindon.


Position: Key Relationships Manager

Location: Swindon (M4 corridor)

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £32,000-35,000 pa

Benefits: Flexible Working, Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Family Time benefits including TOIL, 25 day’s holiday (plus bank holidays) holiday trading, discounted gym membership, Health Cash Plan or Private Medical, Cycle Scheme, Annual Staff Day, Life Assurance, Tastecard, Childcare Vouchers, Loyalty Awards, Staff Events, Free tea and coffee and free car parking


Closing date: 9 am, 21 February 2020

Interview date: 4 March 2020


Our mission is to bring the Bible to life around the world. We are driven by the conviction that when people engage with the Bible their lives can change, for good.


The Role

As Key Relationships Manager, you will be responsible for generating significant income from a portfolio of existing and new major donors. You will work as part of a team to support the delivery of an annual income target of £2 million this financial year, increasing to an annual income target of more than £3.5 million within three years.


The Key Relationships Manager will craft compelling asks and cultivate a growing number of relationships with philanthropists who are excited by and share our vision.


About You

Working in a team tasked to deliver an initial annual income of £2 million, you will know what motivates individuals and trusts to give to our work, at home and overseas. You will have experience of instigating and building relationships with donors with demonstrable knowledge of the principles of major-gift fundraising including identifying potential philanthropists, researching their interests, crafting and presenting asks, and building strong relationships for the long term.


If you think this describes you and you have the legal right to remain and work in the UK, then we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your CV together with a 250-word statement that sets out your skills and experience in relation to this role.


About the Organisation

Bible Society’s clients mission is to offer the Bible to the world. Our vision is of a world where everyone has access to the Bible and can recognise its value for them, their families and communities. Working for a Christian charity, this is a great opportunity to work for an investor in people gold employer who have won awards for their excellence in investing in people. We are committed to the development of all staff and have fantastic charity-sector benefits to help motivate and retain exceptional people.


You may have experience in areas such as Major Donor, Individual Giving, Relationships Manager, Supporter Engagement, Income Generation, Major Gift Fundraising, Major Gifts, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Major Donor Fundraiser, Corporate Fundraiser, Philanthropy, Philanthropist, Fundraising Manager. 


Posted on: 24 January 2020
Closed date: 21 February 2020
Job ref: 1620
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development