Health/medical charity | Hackney, London | £35,000 pro rata | Part time, permanent
About the charity/role
This charity provides high quality palliative care for patients with cancer and other life-threatening conditions across East and North London. They have a large team of clinical staff who work across community, in-patient services and out-patient services delivering individualised, responsive and holistic support to patients and their families/carers.
They are now seeking a part-time (three days per week) major donor fundraiser to develop the new major donor programme.
Building on their work with an external consultancy to identify major donor potential within the supporter base, the purpose of this role will be to build relationships with a small pool of high value givers through regular calls, face to face meetings and appropriate fundraising asks.
- You will be responsible for establishing and building relationships with a newly-identified pool of HNW prospects
- Continue to identify new potential donors, and lead on engagement with them including tailored communication plans
- Set up the major donor fundraising strategy for the charity, fulfilling the long-term aims of growing sustainable income from this stream
- Work closely with colleagues in individual giving to establish new/more streamlined ways of working
- Track record in securing five-figure gifts from HNWIs
- You will be ambitious to take ownership, grow and develop this fundraising stream, and be rewarded for your efforts
- Excellent relationship management experience
- Experience of identifying new donors and building a strong pipeline of potential philanthropic support
Interviews will be held the week following the closing date (15 Jan 2021).
The role will be initially home-based, returning to the office in Hackney with flexible working when suitable.
You will need an updated CV and a one-page supporting statement in Word format to make an application.
Benefits include 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays) and generous pension allowance.