£70,000 - £75,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

FILE was established to accelerate legal action globally to address the climate and nature crises. Through a combination of grant-making and in-house legal expertise, FILE collaborates with partners who are driving legal innovation and bringing high impact legal action and emblematic precedent-setting cases. FILE seeks to promote growth and diversity in the climate field, while enabling successful legal outcomes through access to key research, strategic communication and campaign alignment, and capacity building.

Senior Donor Relations Lead

Reports to the Director, Global Programmes & Operations


£70,000 to £75,000 per annum depending on experience

Homebased / London / Amsterdam

FILE is seeking to recruit a Senior Donor Relations Lead to lead fundraising activity at FILE. This challenging position requires a highly experienced and creative foundation professional, who will play a pivotal role in enabling FILE to achieve their ambitious growth targets. This is a hugely exciting time to join the FILE team as we look to double their income over the next two years, enabling them to significantly grow their grant portfolio of impactful legal interventions.

A newly created position within the Foundation that will report directly to the Director, Global Programmes and Operations, you will design and deliver FILE's fundraising strategy and lead on FILE's funding pitches. Working closely with FILE's Executive Team and across FILE, the role will both actively steward their portfolio of existing donors, as well as securing the financial support from new sources needed to grow our income sustainably - and consequently grow the field sustainably. They are looking for candidates with substantial experience of success working with or for large international foundations or institutional funders.

FILE recognises the value of diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic background.

For further information please upload your CV and we will be in touch directly, or get in touch with Adam Allnutt.


Application deadline: Thursday 12th August

Panel stage interviews: 16th to 18th August

Start date: As soon as possible


These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen, and if you require any reasonable adjustments please do let us know.

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Posted on: 28 July 2021
Closed date: 11 August 2021
Job ref: HQ00179024
Tags: Fundraising, Senior Management