Major Gifts Officer - Trusts Fundraising
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspiring individual to join a great team of fundraisers. The aim of this role is to support the Director of Fundraising with the development and expansion of the charity's major donors the main focus of this role being charitable trusts and grants. You will be required to engage and retain current and new high level supporters as well as assisting with the coordination of a programme of high value fundraising and engagement events and working with individual supporters.
We are looking for a driven individual, ideally with experience of trust and grant applications within the UK and internationally, or in a fundraising or marketing role within a non-profit organisation. You must possess excellent research and writing skills, show meticulous attention to detail, and be confident and personable with diplomacy in order to deal positively with some of the charity's most valuable supporters.
You will be required to attend events around the UK and at our four centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire. Equine knowledge would be advantageous but is not essential. You must have a flexible approach to your work and be willing to work outside of normal office hours.
World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care.
World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values.
Major Gifts Officer - trusts