Philanthropy Manager

The Red Agency
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client are looking for an experienced Major Giving fundraiser to join their Philanthropy team on a fixed term 12 month basis. Our client are a renowned human rights and international development organisation that's main focus is to provide support and improve care and protection for people who live in a combination of poverty and exclusion. They are looking for an individual who has an excellent understanding of relationship based fundraising within the major donor/philanthropy and high level fields, as well as someone with excellent interpersonal and management skills to help generate and grow income for the fundraising team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual who is looking to move forward and develop their Major Giving career within the international development sector and really make a positive impact in some of the worse off areas. You will be working on a variety of philanthropy bids and applications, from the smaller scale of a few thousand all the way up to singular bids worth over half a million. The successful candidate will be working with a direct team of 5 and will play a key role in maximising income for the organisation and its beneficiaries. The appropriate candidates will hold the following essential skills:

  • Thorough experience of developing and managing relationships independently with philanthropists
  • Demonstrable experience of securing a variety of 5 figure gits/donations
  • Can easily contribute to the development of fundraising strategies to help secure growth
  • Experience of exceeding targets
  • Excellent time management experience to control and develop your own pipeline and portfolios
  • Confident in curating a variety of proposals and reports
  • Ability to successfully plan and deliver events

You will combine your thorough understanding of major donor fundraising principles with your adaptable interpersonal skills to help drive forward this organisations aims. This is a great opportunity to join a lively and fast paced environment where you can showcase your skillset and determination in a dedicated environment. We are working on behalf of our client to place this role.