Social welfare charity | London, some home working | Circa £35,000 | Full time, two year contract

Contact Naomi: 07538 576637 naomi@quarterfive.co.uk LinkedIn

About the charity/role

Major donor fundraising is the second largest source of income for the organisation, raising c.£1m per annum. They have a number of significant and committed donors who contribute to the core activities of the organisation. This role will specifically focus on securing donations for a new fund which recently launched with funding support from DCMS.

With commitment and support from the trustees the organisation are currently looking at establishing an Appeal Board which will work closely with this role to support lead generation for prospect development. They have a strong proposition and processes already in place for this role to achieve success.

Job specification

As Philanthropy Manager you will:

  • Support diversification of the major donor programme and pipeline development – looking at new/creative ways to develop communities of supporters giving £10,000+.
  • Work collaboratively with the wider team, ensuring opportunities are identified and maximised.
  • Ensure the organisation reaches it’s £3m appeal target over the next 3 years (£1m already secured).
Person specification

The role would best suit:

  • An individual with experience of achieving growth in major donor income and a track record of five-figure gifts.
  • Someone with expertise of pipeline development, able to spot new opportunities and establish strong donor relationships.
  • A fundraiser with experience of working with senior volunteers/appeal boards – able to demonstrate strong stewardship and research skills to support them in their own asks.

The closing date for applications is Monday 5 April. Please get in touch for further details.


Contact Naomi: 07538 576637 naomi@quarterfive.co.uk LinkedIn

To apply for this role, please send a CV that, where possible, specifies your fundraising achievements. If your experience is a good fit, we will send you a job description and arrange a briefing call or meeting that will provide you with all the information required to formally apply. QuarterFive aims to proactively support your job search, so we may also consider your details for other job vacancies to enable us to find a position that is most suitable for you.

QuarterFive and our clients know fundraising could better reflect the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the people the charity sector supports. We encourage individuals with relevant skills and experience to apply for roles regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief. If you think you meet some of the criteria for a role and would like to discuss how your other experience might transfer, please ask us for a chat. We’re here to support you. Appointments will be made on merit alone and we will gladly make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.

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