Major Gifts Manager, Charity £37,000 to £42,000
A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Major Gifts / Major Donor Manager to take on this pivotal role within brilliant global relief charity to further their work in the developing world. The Major Gifts Manager will lead in developing and delivering the charity's Major Donor pipeline within the UK as part of the new five year strategy where fundraising from High Net Worth Individual donors is essential. This role is all about relationships. The successful candidate will be developing and nurturing relationships to grow the pipeline, ensuring that key supporters are engaged with and support the charity's ongoing work. This is an exciting role for someone to manage, grow and develop opportunities with existing and new supporters and impact on the charity's ambitious development strategy for growth!
Day-to-day responsibilities will include managing and growing a portfolio of around 100 donors in varying stages of the donor cycle, building compelling proposals aligned to the donor's interests and matching funding needs within the organisation. You would look to further develop the breadth and depth of the current major gifts pipeline by building and expanding relationships utilising all means necessary including the engagement of the Trustees, the Executive, etc. You will develop donor development plans for top prospects, provide excellent customer service and stewardship to ensure exceptional and consistent cultivation and management for all major donors and prospective supporters. Reporting to the Director of Development with whom personal targets will be agreed and delivered, typically your asks will be for 5-figure and 6-figure single and multi-year gifts and will be making written and face-to-face asks, keeping supporters updates on the charity's accomplishments and successes. As is usual with such roles there will be the need to work outside of regular office hours and travel occasionally within the UK and possible internationally as required.
Ideally you will be a degree and/or Professionally qualified within a relevant area, with a demonstrable track record of soliciting and closing five and six figure gifts from HNWI and UHNWI to achieve a high level of income and engagement, delivering against ambitious targets. You are able to communicate complex information to a lay audience and influencing multiple parties through written proposals, reports and presentations. You have good project management and experience in producing high quality, imaginative and compelling presentations, proposals, letters and pitches, an innovative, enthusiastic approach and the ability to develop new strategies in order to drive results. You are highly organised, self-motivated and equally at home working collaboratively or on solo missions with accountability for actions and decisions.
The role can be office based or a hybrid remote working / office-based with work time at home with the rest being office based out of their office in Hertfordshire and offers a salary up to £42,000 + a great benefits package. The charity is a Christian organisation, based upon those principles and candidates should have an empathy with and actively support those values, mission and principles though you do not need to be a practising Christian to apply. Sound interesting? Would you like to know more? We'd love to hear from you! For more information e-mail us or call for an informal chat during the day or to request an out of hours conversation. Ref: MD00450.
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