SW1P, London
Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience
Temporary, 12 months, Full-time
Job description

We are currently looking for a full-time fixed term Supporter Engagement Manager (Maternity Cover) to join our team.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a non-formal education and learning framework operating in more than 130 countries and territories around the world, through which young people’s achievements outside of academia are recognised and celebrated.

We at The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation are the engine that drives and supports the Award’s growth, access, and impact across the globe.

It is our long-term ambition that every eligible young person aged 14 – 24 will have the opportunity to participate in the Award. Our vision is that 20% of them are from at risk and marginalised communities for whom the Award can be truly life changing.

The donor journey is critical to the success of our Fundraising team. The Supporter Engagement Manager plays an important role in increasing income from prospects and donors by developing and delivering a tailored programme of activities designed to attract, engage and retain our highest value supporters and partners around the world.

The purpose of this role is primarily to project manage engagement activities for new prospects and current donors across our Philanthropy and Partnerships income streams, and to ensure these activities increase engagement with our work, make donors feel recognised for their generosity and proud of their contribution towards helping young people become #worldready.

About you

You will need to have experience of working or supporting others in the management of relationships with high-net-worth individuals and other stakeholders at both UK and international levels. This role requires you to project manage engagement activities within the Fundraising team and communicate to a broad range of stakeholders. You will have an understanding of the motivating factors behind philanthropic and corporate giving and an awareness of the latest research trends. It is essential you have a precise understanding of fundraising functions and processes within charities, including donor research, prospecting, engagement, and stewardship.

To apply for this role, please ensure that you submit a cover letter with your CV.

When you apply, you need to be able to provide proof of your right to work in the UK, otherwise your application will be unsuccessful.

The closing date for applications is 17th September 2021. We are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

Application Instructions

To apply for this role, please ensure that you submit a cover letter with your CV.

Posted on: 18 August 2021
Closed date: 17 September 2021
Job ref: Supporter Engagement Manager (Maternity Cover)
Tags: Fundraising, Project Management