Major Gifts Development Manager

Michael Page Marketing
11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This organisation is looking for a Major Gifts Development Manager to join their ambitious team in North London.

Client Details

This organisation is a leading institution that has ambitious growth plans. They are looking for someone to come onboard and develop, manage and deliver effective and sustainable relationships with Major Donor Individuals as well as Trusts and Foundations, developing a complementary mid-level Donor Patron Programme achieving agreed fundraising targets.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for an income target of around £3million
  • Identify funding opportunities from Major Donors and Trusts and Foundations
  • Ensure a pipeline of prospects for continued, forecastable funding
  • Make a direct ask for gifts with support from the senior management team
  • Develop a strategy for a new giving programme
  • Ensure that sector best practise is in place at all times
  • Employ integrated stewardship plans with supporters at all stages of the donor cycle
  • Ensure effective prospect research to maximise value from donor meetings


Person Specification:

  • Experience of securing significant gifts from high net worth individuals and trusts and foundations
  • Excellent proposal writing and pitching skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel to North London
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to build lasting relationships with donors
  • Budget management experience

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of £39,000.