Prospectus is excited to be working exclusively with Prospect Burma as they recruit a permanent Senior Supporter Relations Officer. Prospect Burma is an organisation that is dedicated to investing in education so that people from Myanmar are able to gain skills and expertise to shape the country they choose to live in.
They began life in 1989 following the pro-democracy uprising of the previous year and focused on supporting refugees who had been forced to flee the country. Since then they've grown substantially, focusing on equipping people from Myanmar with the skills and education they need to change their country for the better. In the long term, they are helping to build a qualified, internationally-minded population with a passion for changing Myanmar's future.
This is a three day a week, permanent role paying a salary of £28,000 to £33,000 full time equivalent based on skills and experience. We are looking to submit candidates on as soon as possible with interviews to take place soon after, and a proposed August start. Once the organisation is able to hold events with donors there could be an option to increase the hours of the role from three days to four.
This role is donor stewardship focused position where you will be tasked with maximising the relationships they current have and developing new ones. You will implement a new three-year strategy focusing on growth of their programmes, supported by income growth and enhancement of organisational systems. You will take responsibility, under the Executive Director, for Prospect Burma's supporter relationships, working with the Communications and Programmes departments in the UK and Myanmar to deliver year on year growth in income from individuals.
The successful candidate will be responsible for building a stable individual giving foundation, including a growing number of high-level donors (Â£5,000-10,000 and above), developing one-on-one stewardship relationships, creating and implementing an Ambassador Programme to recruit new donors, and planning donor stewardship and cultivation events. The successful candidate will have full responsibility for managing income generation from individuals. Â
They are looking for someone who can engage directly with donors, using great interpersonal skills to develop relationships as part of a successful donor stewardship programme. You will have experience in building cases for support and fundraising proposals with an understanding of typical donor audiences and their motivations to give. You will also have experience in working with a CRM and have a good understanding of how to utilise data segmentation to good effect.
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.