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Major Gifts Manager – to £42 000

JobID: HG3309

Location: London
Post author
Andy Cox
Date Posted
10 Apr 2021
Job Description

Major Gifts Manager – £42k – Central London – Historic Institution / Charity

The Major Gifts Manager, will be working for a well known historic institution / charity, providing accommodation and nursing care to the elderly residents, set within a beautiful retirement village / home, located in central London. The successful person will initially be working on sight to build professional relationships with the fundraising team, departmental managers, senior management and residents, obtaining an understanding of the requirements of this beautiful home / charity. There would then be the option of working remotely, with some days on-site.

The Major Gifts Manager will secure restricted and unrestricted funding from individual philanthropists, Trusts and Foundations in support to the long term income growth strategy. To relationship manage existing donors, preparing high quality funding bids and executing grant reports, initiate and build relationships with potential funders ensuring a strong pipeline of prospects is maintained. In addition, you will assume responsibility for developing and implementing a targeted major gift fundraising strategy, supported by the Head of Fundraising and Director of Public Engagement.


£40k to £42k + excellent benefits
Permanent, full-time
Location: Central London, with the option to work remotely after an initial on-site induction / initial period.
Will be Monday to Friday, office hours, but needs to be flexible on occasions

Support the implementation of the organisation’s wider strategy to secure long-term income and growth.
Support our new Appeal Board and the Appeal Board Manager as required, by preparing bids, attending meetings and providing insights that help secure the boards fundraising targets.
Develop and implement discrete Income growth and Account Management strategies for Individuals and Trust and Foundations
Achieve agreed annual income targets.
Through effective cultivation and stewardship manage your account portfolio to deliver sustainable growth
To be responsible for researching and securing new donors; cultivate and manage these relationships to secure long term support.
Develop new and compelling funding propositions that respond to the funders priorities
Represent the organisation to donors and potential donors, promoting our ethos, values and funding needs.
Monitor performance against budgets and take remedial action, if necessary, to ensure the achievement of agreed targets
Maintain close working relationships with relevant staff in the Health & Wellbeing and Facilities teams, together with other departments, to ensure the successful delivery of funding proposals that are in line with organisational needs.
Maintain a fit for purpose record of prospects and supporters records on the in-house CSM system

Proven experience of raising funds from HNW Individuals, Charitable Trusts and Foundations (in excess of 5 and 6 figures)
Proven experience of managing high value grant reporting and growing income sources.
A good understanding of the context, trends and conditions affecting major gift fundraising; experience of effective research in and evaluation of prospective new funding sources.
Demonstrable experience of managing relationships across teams and departments to achieve set goals.
Managing and developing different customer retention programmes targeted to audience.
Carry out presentations and manage meetings.
Managing relationships with existing and potential funders
Able to work to strict deadlines.
Working within a charity or not-for-profit environment, with experience of supporting income generation across a range of disciplines
Working to income targets in a Sales and/or fundraising environment
Awareness of current legislation and fundraising standards requirements.

How to Apply

Email Andy

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