Philanthropy Manager

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)

EIA’s fundraising team has benefitted from significant investment in recent years and this brand-new role will enable the organisation to develop and expand a network of philanthropic partners.

EIA protects our planet by investigating and campaigning against environmental crime and abuse. Their focus is to protect wildlife, forests, oceans, and climate. Through undercover work, research, and documentation, the EIA exposes criminal activities and works to bring those responsible to justice.

The Philanthropy Manager will lead on the development and delivery of a new philanthropy programme, which will include developing tailored stewardship programmes for HNWIs, expanding the donor base through effective prospecting and cultivation, working with campaign teams to develop donor funding propositions and embedding effective systems to process and support growth in philanthropy.

About the role

As Philanthropy Manager, you will: 

  • Develop a tailored stewardship programme for 5 and 6-figure level donors
  • Work with campaign teams and the wider fundraising team to develop funding propositions for HNWI and a Case for Support for the different areas of EIA’s work
  • Work with the support of the Head of Fundraising, embed effective systems and processes to support the growth in philanthropy
  • Conduct regular prospecting and cultivation to identify new potential supporters

About you

Ideal skills and experience: 

  • Significant experience of identifying and cultivating relationships with high value supporters and securing significant gifts
  • Considerable experience of developing and communicating high value funding propositions and writing compelling cases for support and applications
  • Strong verbal communication skills, confident in communicating effectively and passionately with supporters, team members across EIA and senior stakeholders
  • Commitment to the EIA values, work and support of wildlife trade and environmental issues

Employee benefits

Benefits include:

  • Annual leave package of 25 days annual leave (pro rata), + days off between Xmas and New Year + Bank Holidays + day off on your birthday, with an additional day per year up to a max of 29 days
  • 4-8% pension contribution
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • Mental health and wellbeing support programme

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