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Philanthropy Manager

Harris Hill is working with an International Development charity who is hoping to appoint a committed and skilled Philanthropy Manager who will work to grow the current Philanthropy income to £3.5m.

With a focus on a global high-value givers the successful candidate will manage relationships with the existing portfolio of supporters as well as stewarding those with the capacity to become a major donor.

Key Responsibilities include:

Working closely with the Deputy Head of Philanthropy you will aid in the development of the team strategy to develop high-value givers

Using established and networks to secure introductions to prospective major donors, with a focus on those with the capability to give at around the £250k level

Holding face to face meetings and visits to seek gifts for multi-year funding operations

Manging donor relationships with effective stewardship and a tailored approach.

Encourage current donors to open their networks to the charity.

In the longer term manage and develop a philanthropy officer who will manage existing relationships under your guidance.

Developing a good understanding of the charity's work and projects in order to portray the message correctly to external bodies and potential supporters.

Interdepartmental collaboration with the aim of increasing ambitious funding opportunities

Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of donors and their networks

Skills and Experience required:

Demonstrable success in income generation from Major Donors, HNWIs and high-profile individuals

Proven ability to raise gifts of £20,000 and above through face to face relationships

Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with experience of managing donor/client relations

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Understanding of major donor principles and processes

Strong negotiation and influencing skills

IT literate and good experience working with and maintaining databases

A leader with inclusive management style, good analytical skills

How to Apply

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