Major Donor Executive International Development
- Full Time
Were working with a leading international humanitarian charity to recruit a dynamic Major Donor Fundraiser with a positive outlook and ability to tackle challenges head on.
A leading international humanitarian organisation that tackles touch issues such as world hunger, safe drinking water and poverty. Working in places where work is often at greater risk from disasters, both natural and manmade, this charity arrives in the places of need to save lives.
To identify, cultivate, engage and steward major donor prospects and current supporters through bespoke proposals, events and other appropriate fundraising activities in order to generate income to achieve ambitious targets.
Support and develop key relationships with a portfolio of existing major donor prospects, producing individual donor pipelines.
Identify new prospect donors through the database, existing networks, networking events and external sources. Research these prospects and develop prospect pipelines to cultivate new donors.
Oversee the Major Donor Mid-Level Product (5k+ donors), including; recruitment of members, communications and annual event.
Establish, develop and steward relationships with new and existing major donors and personally request major gifts of 5k and upwards.
Produce creative and innovative proposals, presentations, briefings and reports to bring in new major donors and retain existing supporters.
To manage all high value appeals (both development and emergencies) including copy generation, data selection, thank you letters and updates.
Organise Major Donor stewardship events, including fundraising events and project briefings.
Excellent communication, networking and interpersonal skills with experience of engaging with high net-worth individuals.
Demonstrable experience of organising events.
Experience of managing a portfolio of major donors.
Excellent written skills and experience of producing a range of communications and presentations to cultivate and steward high value donors.
Proven track record of achieving income against agreed financial targets.
A good understanding of the principles and practice of major donor fundraising.
Good knowledge of Charity legislation and third sector in general.
Must be flexible and be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.
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.