Major Gifts Officer

Major Gifts Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Major Donor

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24.5k - 32.5k per year

  • Contact :

    Zach Stuhldreer

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7332

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:


  • Closing date:


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Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a leading human rights charity based in Stratford.

Our client is looking for a Major Gifts Officer to join their growing team to build and maintain the portfolio of philanthropists.

The role:

  • Maintain and develop positive and strategic relationships with a portfolio of existing and prospective donors
  • Engage donors through regular telephone contact, face-to-face meetings, motivational proposals and cultivation events
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date funder records
    • Deliver high quality and innovative donor stewardship
    • Ensure timely and accurate reporting and thanking for donors
    • Develop compelling and tailored funding proposals
    • Identify major donor prospects from the existing donor base, stakeholder networks and other sources
    • Contribute to the planning and coordination of cultivation and engagement events
    • Maintain accurate records of income and expenditure


  • Experience of working in a fundraising environment
  • Demonstrable experience of developing client/donor relationships
  • Experience of writing compelling fundraising or marketing materials
  • Experience of successfully using a CRM system/database to record information and to analyse and extract data
  • Experience of successfully liaising with external agencies and suppliers
  • Experience of working in a major donor team
  • Experience of working in a major donor team
  • Experience of working in a major donor team
  • Event planning and management experience

If interested please do not hesitate to send in your CV. Please note all applications require a cover letter no more than one page.