Development Officer

Development Officer

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    £28k per year

  • Contact :

    Natalie Lawford

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    020 7820 7336

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Harris Hill are delighted to be partnering with a leading charity who provide community based first aid, healthcare and support services around the world. The organisation is now looking for a Development Officer to join their London office on a permanent basis. In this role you will be required to raise income against targets for both capital and revenue projects from trusts, statutory and individual donors

Key Responsibilities:

Work with the Director and Fundraising Assistant to deliver fundraising plan

Implement short and long term fundraising appeals that support the overall vision of the charity and achieve its fundraising goals

Develop a strong and successful portfolio of Individual, Trust, Statutory, Corporate and other funders

To raise income with a focus on securing donations at the five and six figure level from major donors by researching, identifying and cultivating major donors

Establish excellent client care for all relevant donors. Ensure that timely, effective, appropriate acknowledgement and recognition of gifts are provided to the donors

Essential criteria to be considered:

Educated to degree level or equivalent

Proven experience of major gift fundraising with a track record of researching new credible donors, securing gifts and working closely with senior volunteers

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience of working with internal and external stakeholders

A working knowledge of the principles of major gift fundraising to include identification, research, solicitation and stewardship

Well organised with excellent attention to detail