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Head of Fundraising- Major Donor & Corporate

Harris Hill is currently working with a leading business membership organisation who is hoping to appoint a Head of Fundraising on a permanent basis. Working with the CEO and other SMT colleagues, over an 18 month period, you will be required to lead the fundraising strategy to secure £500k in funding through engaging with HNWI's and corporate organisations.

Salary CIRCA 60,00


Key Responsibilities:

Lead and manage the fundraising process.

Design, write and adapt all related communications including pitch materials.

Identify and research potential prospects

Attend networking events

Develop and maintain a pipeline of major donor and corporate prospects

Personally solicit income form major Donor and corporate organisations

Work closely with the SMT to develop and coordinate successful donor strategies and outcomes

To be accountable for the development of relationships with donors



Essential criteria:


4-5 years' experience of fundraising from HNW's and corporate's

Proven experience of personally soliciting major gifts (5 figure +)

A track record of demonstrating strategic thinking, initiative and creativity to achieve desired outcomes

Knowledge of philanthropic motivations and current trends in major giving across the UK

Strategic thinking with experience in developing and implementing fundraising strategies

Experience of developing and delivering strategies and business plans

Excellent negotiation skills

Project management experience

Experience of working for political campaigns would be highly desirable



This is an urgent requirement - cvs will be submitted on Tuesday 1st August

How to Apply

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