We are looking for a Development Officer to support our ambitious fundraising and development plans. You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time of strategic growth and strategic renewal. You will work with the Development Director to build relationships and raise funds to support Fellowships and the dissemination of Fellows’ knowledge and learning.
A key focus will be on assisting in the delivery of a new development strategy, prospecting and engaging trusts and foundations in the UK and beyond. The post holder will also develop and deliver Trusts and Foundations appeals, engaging and stewarding supporters.
We are looking for a competent and proactive individual who is able to identify opportunities and think creatively. The role is ideal for an individual looking to develop and grow their experience in Trusts, Major Donor and Individual Giving fundraising.
We are offering a fascinating opportunity to work across a dynamic organisation that funds hundreds of inspiring individuals in every area of UK life.
If you have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and an interest in fundraising and grant-making, we want to hear from you. It is a part-time role, 2 days a week.
Due to the pandemic, the role is currently home based, working remotely but with potential future attendance in our Westminster office.
About the candidate
This is a key role within a small high-profile charity. You’ll have strong attention to detail, excellent communication and administration skills, personable manner on the phone and in person, and a proven ability to successfully manage varied and competing demands. You’ll also have high IT literacy, take pride in maintaining high standards in your work and enjoy working as a part of a small team. A passion for people-powered change, interest in meeting new people, willingness to learn and an openness to new ideas are essential.
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