Prospectus is excited to be partnering exclusively with Animal Free Research UK to help them recruit for a new Donor Development Manager (Individual Giving) to join their expanding team. Animal Free Research UK aims to create a world where human diseases are cured faster without animal suffering by pioneering medical research excellence, inspiring and supporting scientists and influencing change to end the use of animals in laboratories. . Through a re-granting programme they support advocacy and public affairs work with policy makers and various stakeholders, two Animal Replacement Centres (ARCs) of excellence in the UK, a PhD and Post-Graduate Funding Programme that trains the next generation of animal free researchers. A new, more ambitious and transformational strategy is in the making, which requires a step-change in income generation and donor engagement, hence this role was created.
This post is offered as a full-time permanent role paying between £34,000 to £38,000 per annum to be initially home based with occasional meetings in person*. The organisation offers 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and flexible hours across the course of a week around some core meetings.
The post holder will be responsible for the individual giving programme and the donor journey, from acquisition to uplift, cross-promotion, and push for growth of income from annual and mid value donor base. The post holder will also be responsible for overseeing stewardship activity for supporters, ensuring an excellent donor experience, and maximising retention.
They are looking for an experienced individual giving fundraiser who has previously managed a donor acquisition campaign and donor relations with a track record of reaching income targets. The ideal candidate will have experience in identifying and tracking potential income opportunities, and have an ability to communicate scientific processes to donors, with a can-do attitude
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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 connecting with you soon.
* Animal Free Research UK is currently working remotely, but is considering occasional face-to-face meetings in a rotating location in England (e.g. Birmingham, London and Nottingham), to be confirmed at a later date. Enabling staff to work flexibly is an important value to us so while physical attendance will be required on occasion, you'll have the freedom to work from home on a regular basis.