Up to £31140 per annum + Additional Benefits
Job description

As a successful Philanthropy and Partnerships Researcher you will provide strategicall aligned prospect research to enable the Philanthropy & Partnerships team to maximise its engagement with donors and prospects effectively.

The Charity
An international animal welfare charity.

The Role
Develop the prospect pool by identifying and researching prospects, analysing the prospects capacity, propensity and connection and track donors on the donor pipeline.
Using a range of sources, complete appropriate research on current and prospective donors, including high net worth individuals, charitable trusts and foundations and institutional grant makers, allow for more efficient account management and cultivation.
Conduct specific research on the fundraising landscape, particularly around major donors, charitable trusts, foundations and grant making institutions.
Contribute to the prospect and donor moves management system and reporting function across the teams.
Ensure the teams are making best use of Care through improving care guidlines and ways of storing information on care, and being an advocate for its use across and the teams.

The Candidate
GCSE Mathematics and English or equivalent; familiar with the Institute of Fundraising codes of practice relating to fundraising research and data protection legislation.
Understanding of major relationships fundraising and a solid knowledge of donor and prospect research, including the importance it plays in fundraising.
Experienced and highly competent researcher in a professional fundraising capacity. Evidence of working strategically and demonstrating analytical and planning skills.
A proven track record of completing high quality research quickly and accurately using a variety of research resources (on line systems, specialist publications and informal networks)
Ability to create high quality, in depth research reports and condense large quantities of information into a use friendly format.
Experience of analysing fundraising data relating to funding environments and funding trends.


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.

Refreshed on: 25 April 2020
Closed date: 09 June 2020
Job ref: 53971
Tags: Fundraising