Do you want to make a difference and be part of an organisation that has been helping save lives for more than a century? The Philanthropy Manager role is crucial to the success of a developing Philanthropy and Partnerships team and is responsible for leading the Philanthropy programme to meet ambitious growth targets for the future of St John.
This is an exciting opportunity to join, with the centenary year of St John's work with young people in 2022. We will be launching a Development Board and hosting a Royal Gala event, instrumental in driving this growth therefore, this role is critical in St John realising our fundraising ambitions to support communities across England.
The role benefits from a competitive salary, generous pension, 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), options to buy and sell holiday, Blue Light and NHS discounts, life assurance, eye care and mental health, wellbeing tools and volunteering days. It will also provide opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do.
Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)
Experience of operating and driving philanthropic income growth at a senior level
Proven track record of cultivating and stewarding six and seven figure relationships
Experience of working closely with senior individuals internally and externally
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders and to be an outstanding communicator both in person and in writing
About the Role:
Lead, support and inspire the Philanthropy team, ensuring that it has the capacity and resources to meet its objectives, and targets
Working with the Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships to develop operating plans and set targets annually for Philanthropy
Direct responsibility for implementing and managing a new Development Board
Responsibility for leading complex philanthropic proposals
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of over 1,700 employees and over 30,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, training and campaigning. As a charity with a long history of serving humanity, we are proud of our past and excited about creating a healthier, safer, more resilient future.
1st Interview Date: WK commencing 18/03/2022
2nd Interview Date: WK commencing 23/03/2022
Application Review Date: 11/03/2022
St John Ambulance are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.At St John, everyone is valued and supported to thrive. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and engender a sense of belonging for all, by creating an environment of mutual respect, where we value unique differences and demonstrate authentic allyship.We believe passionately about equity, diversity and inclusion.
Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.
Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.