£48470 - £51000 per annum
Job description

An exciting role for an experienced Major Donor Manager to secure significant gifts of 50k and higher from major donors, to fund vital service growth and build a sustainable revenue pipeline for a much loved national charity.

The Role
Cultivate and secure lead gifts for the charity (10k+), increasing to 50k over time.
Responsible for driving forward peer-to-peer fundraising, building a network of internal and external stakeholders to support high-value fundraising.
Work with other teams in P&P (National Corporate Partnerships, Trusts) to identify opportunities for cross-working and sharing of leads.
Ensure that we maximise all opportunities to generate income and collaborate in order to manage these joint relationships appropriately.
Recruit, develop and motivate a high performing Major Donor Fundraising Team.
Develop and manage a portfolio of new and prospective donors, securing major gifts (50k+), repeat gifts and increased value gifts.
Track all income and activity using available tools (including the CARE database).
Prepare monthly income reports for the Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships, setting out appropriate activities to ensure targets are met.

The Candidate
Substantial proven ability in major gift fundraising - including soliciting five and six figure gifts.
Proven experience of building a prospect pool from scratch.
Proven experience of identifying, cultivating and recruiting new donors.
Proven experience of donor management, demonstrating the maximisation of relationships.
Proven success of establishing a network of volunteer leaders who can influence major gifts from their networks.


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Posted on: 23 March 2020
Closed date: 05 May 2020
Job ref: 53878
Tags: Fundraising