Development Officer (equivalent to Manager)

International development

£40,000 to £45,000

About the organisation/role

This role will focus on cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of existing corporate and individual donors (c.70%) whilst identifying and qualifying new prospects (c.30%) to contribute to the wider team’s fundraising targets.

When it comes to corporate stewardship you will work with big international brands with global interests. Through excellent account management you will look to retain and increase their support where possible, furthering their relationships within an active giving model.

As Development Officer your focus will be on increasing annual support from existing partners/donors and expanding opportunities within the philanthropy pipeline. While the role will focus predominantly on the stewardship/account management of existing supporters there is opportunity to be involved with new business activity, playing a key role in supporting the team to achieve ambitious growth targets.

Job description

As Development Officer you will:

  • design and implement tailored solicitation and stewardship strategies;
  • be focused on exceptional stewardship and account management of some significant supporters of the organisation, retaining and uplifting their support where possible;
  • collaborate with the wider team to identify and qualify new prospects (both corporates and HNWIs).

Person specification

The role would best suit:

  • An individual with corporate/major donor fundraising expertise (potentially with expertise of annual giving/memberships);
  • Someone with a passion for stewardship and engaging with high value supporters/partners;
  • A fundraiser with expertise of working with trustees/senior stakeholders to further fundraising goals.

The deadline for applications is Monday 22nd August with first interviews to take place the following week, please get in touch for further details.

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