Major Donor Fundraiser

Easy Web Recruitment
London, South East England
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Major Donor Fundraiser 

An exciting opportunity for two experienced fundraisers. 

We are a not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans 175 years. Around the world, we invest in educating future generations of scientists. We raise and maintain standards. We partner with industry and academia, promoting collaboration and innovation. And we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science and a meaningful difference to people’s lives. 

Position: Partnership / Philanthropy Leads 
Location: Cambridge or London 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £34,844 to £38,716 
Benefits: Subsidised staff restaurant; staff sports and social club; generous holidays; substantial contributory pension scheme; company paid private medical, critical illness and life insurance; free on-site car parking; season ticket, car/motor cycle and cycle to work schemes; staff flats at attractive rates for up to eight weeks; childcare vouchers; membership subscription; employee assistance programme; eye-care at work scheme and free passes to the Royal Academy of Arts. 

Closing Date: 01/08/2017 

About the Role: 

We have an opportunity for two experienced fundraisers to join our growing team on a permanent full time basis: Partnership Lead and Philanthropy Lead. You can be based in either Cambridge or London and will have the opportunity to travel both nationally and internationally. You will lead project teams and play a central role in implementing our strategy over the next 5 years to generate income from these groups for our charitable activities. 

The Partnership Lead will concentrate on forming corporate charity partnerships, whilst the Philanthropy lead will focus on securing revenue from Trusts and Foundations, and major donors. Equally as important as your ability to engage specific supporters will be your skill in communicating both the purpose and importance of the work we do and the impact the chemical sciences have on all of our lives – not just the people who study and research it. 

About You: 

To be successful in the is role you will have a proven track record of major donor fundraising along with significant experience in prospect cultivation, engagement, solicitation and stewardship. 

You will be educated to degree level, with an interest in the role of science and technology in tackling the challenges facing society and general prosperity. 

Excellent communication skills are essential with the ability to swiftly establish credibility with trustees or senior executives. Good at listening, with a consultative approach and able to identify opportunities to support colleagues. 

You will have excellent negotiating skills, be self-motivated and able to influence internal teams and donors to enable the Royal Society of Chemistry fulfil its strategic and charitable objectives. 

You may have experience of the following: Senior Major Donor Fundraiser, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Fundraising, Major Gifts, Senior Fundraiser, Donor Management, Business Development, Fundraising Manager, Individual Giving, Donor Relationship etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.