Prospectus is pleased to be working with Smile Train to appoint their new Development Manager. Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time and their mission is to transform the life of every person impacted by cleft lip and palate. They have already reached 1.5million children in 90+ countries to date and they train and support doctors and medical professional to provide life-changing comprehensive treatment.
The Development Manager will be a strong major gifts fundraiser with experience across trusts and foundations and major donors. Recognising that strong relationship management and stewardship can inspire and commit donors to long term support, you will develop proposals and cultivation plans bespoke to the audience and will thrive working in a small, collaborative development team. Together with the Director of Fundraising, you will also plan and deliver a calendar of intimate cultivation events designed to engage major donors.
The selected candidate will have a proven track record within fundraising and experience motivating and stewarding a wide range of major gift prospects. You will have experience of securing four and some five figure gifts and will enjoy working in medical research and international development. You will be passionate about making a difference to the lives of people around the world and will be a great team player.
Initial meetings are with Prospectus, interviews with Smile Train UK and onboarding for the selected candidate will all happen remotely. Get in touch to learn more about the post!
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.