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Major Gifts Officer (Trusts)

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with Barts Charity. At Barts Charity, their vision is to provide life-changing improvements to health for the people of East London. Barts Charity is committed to investing around £150 million in new projects over the next five years in key areas of research and healthcare. They are now wanting a brilliant fundraiser to join them as their new Major Gifts Officer (Trusts).

Job title: Major Gifts Officer (Trusts)
Location: London office twice a week on a Tuesday and Wednesday
Grade and salary: £35,000
Hours: Full time/ flexible hour options
Contract type: Permanent

You will be joining Barts Charity at an exciting time, during their most ambitious fundraising period to date which is raising funds for two important health projects - a Clinical Research Facility in Whitechapel and a Breast Cancer Centre in the City of London at St Bartholomew's Hospital.

What the Major Gifts Officer will do:

  • This role will be mostly focused on growing and maintaining a portfolio of low-level prospects and donors (c. 4- and 5-figure gifts) though targeted approaches and high-quality written applications.

  • In addition to soliciting gifts for two capital projects, the role will also identify funding opportunities for other projects.

  • Provide support to the Senior Stewardship Manager with stewardship activity, as well as Senior Major Gifts Fundraisers with major funding proposals where required.

Ideally the Major Gifts Officer will have experience of:

  • Experience of working in fundraising for a charitable organisation with a proven ability of securing 4- or 5- figure+ gifts

  • Excellent writing skills to produce high-quality applications and proposals and other fundraising communications

  • The ability to identify new funding streams and generate and convert leads into gifts

  • The ability to manage a high-volume pipeline of donors/prospects, while ensuring the CRM data on the pipeline is accurate and up-to-date

If you would like to have a chat to learn more about this role and to receive a full job description please contact Dominic at Harris Hill on or call him on 0207 820 7332

The role closes on the 15th May at 5pm and interviews will be week commencing the 20th May

As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.