Role details

Assistant Head of Major Gifts (Trusts and Major Donors)

London   •   £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Trust and Major Donor Fundraising
  • Lead of Fundraising Strategy for Trusts and Major Donors

About Our Client

This organisation is a medium sized social welfare charity.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the strategy for Trust and Major Donor fundraising for this organisation
  • Put supporter journeys in place to ensure acquisition of new relationships as well as continuing and stewarding existing relationships
  • Responsible for income targets for a team of 6
  • Direct line management of 2
  • Assist the Head of Department to deliver on ambitious major appeals
  • Organise cultivation events for various audiences and delegate the management of these events to appropriate team members
  • Organising recruitment of new staff onto the team
  • Ensure that team members have clear goals to work towards
  • Organise team meetings to ensure collaborative working between all fundraising departments
  • Review and sign off all applications and promotional material that is delivered by the team
  • Ensure all communications to donors are on brand and consistent with other departments
  • Ensure appropriate prospect research is carried out by the team
  • Ensure accurate budget and income projection is recorded and delivered to the organisation's finance team
  • Participate in meetings with senior management team members to ensure a collaborative approach to fundraising
  • Ensure accurate records are kept on the organisations CRM
  • Ensure fundraising best practise is adhered to by the whole team and keep abreast of sector changes

The Successful Applicant

Person Specification:

  • Experience in at least two of the following: Major Donor fundraising, Special Events fundraising, Corporate fundraising and Trust fundraising
  • Experience of managing fundraising teams and/or departments
  • Experience of budget management
  • Experience of strategising innovative fundraising techniques
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An up to date knowledge of fundraising techniques
  • Experience of using a fundraising CRM
  • An interest in social welfare

What's on Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of £45,000.

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