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Major Gift Manager

London (Hybrid)
£37200 - £38500 per annum
Job description

We are looking for a Major Gift Manager for an incredible animal charity, to be responsible for stewarding existing major donors in London and the Southeast and recruiting new high-net worth supporters.

This is a hybrid role, with 1- 2 days a week in the London office. The charity can consider 4 or 5 days.

The Charity
An inspiring charity passionate about animal welfare and dedicated to helping the people who care for them. They have a staff of c1600 people, securing c£125m last year.

You will be joining a highly respected organisation, known for its supportive and inclusive working culture offering fantastic benefits, including 26 days annual leave per year excluding bank holidays, continuing to rise annually, and a competitive pension scheme offering up to 16% employer contribution, as well as much more!

The Role

Join an ambitious team with an inspirational Head Of Philanthropy, supporting the Major Gifts Team Manager and working alongside a team of other Major gift Managers.

Delivering the major donor elements of the fundraising strategy, ensuring first-class cultivation and stewardship of donors giving gifts of between c£5,000 - £100,000.

Manage a portfolio of existing major donors, attending face-to-face meetings, developing bespoke, personalised written communications and preparing proposals.

Make new approaches to individuals of exceptional high-net worth and discovering new opportunities.

The Candidate
A track record of securing major gifts for a charity.

Experience of making the ask and supporting senior staff, senior volunteers and trustees to ask, too.

Experience of writing successful, inspiring, emotive and accurate proposals.

A willingness to travel to meet donors across the region.


This charity is reviewing applications on a rolling basis so please get in touch ASAP to not miss out.

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.

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Posted on: 30 April 2024
Closed date: 14 May 2024 at 12:58
Job ref: 55468
Tags: Fundraising