Major Donor Manager Part Time

Third Solutions
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Great opportunity for an experienced Major Donor fundraiser to join this well established charity for 3 days a week, they may consider 4 or 5 days for the right candidate. This new role will be responsible for developing and implementing a Major Donor strategy.

The Company
An inspirational charity which serves the communities of NW London. The charity is regarded as a real hero in the community, not only for the service they provide, but those often unsung heroes - the volunteers and fundraisers.

The Role
Developing the strategy and being responsible for all aspects of Major Donor recruitment and stewardship
Managing a portfolio of donors, developing a personalised contact strategy and donor journey for each contact, and actively making asks of new and existing donors
Developing a persuasive Case for Support that fits with the strategic aims
Providing stewardship to prospects and Major Donors including impact reports
Working closely with the events team on Major Donor events and developing a calendar of cultivation events
Segmenting the prospects and Major Donor portfolio for solicitation and cultivation personally, or by the Chief Executive, Director of Fundraising and Community Relations, Senior Management Team and Trustees and supporting them as necessary to achieve the desired results

The Candidate
At least one years major gift fundraising - or similar- experience at a senior level
Proven track record of successfully dealing with High Net Worth Individuals to secure significant gifts
Ability to devise, manage and deliver individualised cultivation and solicitation for a portfolio of High Net Worth Prospects to generate annual revenue of 110K plus from donations of 5K and above,
Ability to successfully make asks of 20,000 and above
The ability to build and manage relationships and work co-operatively with people at all levels, both within and outside the organisation
Excellent negotiation skills, and the ability to influence people at all levels, including senior colleagues, Trustees and high net worth individuals
Knowledge of current best practice in Major Donor fundraising


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.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003..