W6, London
£29,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

A leading anti-poverty charity, Turn2us provides a unique mix of guidance, direct care services and progressive technology to serve vulnerable people and alleviate poverty.  Formerly the DGAA, Elizabeth Finn Care and now Turn2us, we have offered a practical response to people facing a financial crisis since 1897.

Our purpose: Turn2us gives people essential support in the face of life-changing events to help avert a worsening crisis, and then supports them to build financial sustainability and thrive. We also collaborate with specialist agencies and other organisations to help tackle the causes and symptoms of poverty.

The Prospect Researcher will:

  • play a key role in driving high value, helping the team become a income stream at the charity

  • be instrumental in supporting the Head of Supporter Development and other senior members.

  • embed a best practice approach, as well as GDPR-compliant systems and processes, to identify opportunities that allow the team to hit their ambitious targets

  • use planning and insight to contribute to the strategic direction of the team’s approach to prospect research and management

  • ultimately contribute to the growth of high net worth giving and the exposure of the charity to high value audiences

The right candidate:

  • is an experienced prospect researcher, able to seek out the best networks

  • has a hunger for finding the most appropriate high value income generation opportunities to support our work

  • has a strong understanding of current fundraising trends and innovations

  • has good understanding of prospect researching tools and can hit the ground running; mapping networks, refining prospect lists and using a database to grow income significantly

  • is at ease dealing with key internal stakeholders, both junior and senior, as well as volunteers

  • is an analytical thinker, able to easily analyse data and draft reports for senior staff to help guide philanthropic strategy

  • is a proactive and confident team player

This role is open to both full time and part time applications.   

More about Turn2us

Turn2us is a national charity helping people who are struggling financially. We want to stop people being swept into poverty and offer ... Read more

Refreshed on: 29 January 2020
Closed date: 07 February 2020
Job ref: ProspectResearcher
Tags: Advice, Information, Policy/Research

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