Senior Corporate and Major Gifts Officer
About us Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma – the second most common form of blood cancer. It originates in the bone marrow and currently affects around 17,500 people in the UK. Whilst treatable, myeloma is not yet curable. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. We are dedicated to ensuring that patients get access to the right treatment at the right time, and to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education and awareness raising. We also provide a range of information and support services to patients, family and friends to help deal with a diagnosis of myeloma. About the role This role sits within the Income Generation Team. As Senior Corporate and Major Gifts Officer you will be responsible for developing and building a portfolio of corporate and major donors and highlighting potential prospects. The post holder will ensure a robust donor journey, building on new and existing relationships to increase our income and support base. You will lead on corporate and major donor fundraising events and ensure that accurate records are maintained in line with GDPR protocol. This role requires collaborative work with other team members in Fundraising as well as our Communications, Services and Research teams to achieve objectives and support Services and Fundraising events. You will also represent Myeloma UK at a variety of meetings and events across the UK. About you This is a great opportunity to work for a national UK charity. We are seeking someone with proven experience in securing corporate and major gifts and building a major donor portfolio. You will have a passion for donor stewardship and relationship management and enjoy working with a wide variety of stakeholders. You will have a extensive experience working in a charitable or sales environment, where you have managed a portfolio. Excellent communication and organisational skills, a high level of attention to detail and the ability to manage a wide range of tasks are essential, with commitment and desire to make a difference. You will be a self-motivated and dedicated team player with the ability and willingness to attend meetings and events outside normal working hours and travel as required. Applications close at 5.00 pm on 17 September 2018. First interviews will be held on 27 September in Edinburgh, with second stage interviews on 9 October in London or 10 October in Edinburgh.