Philanthropy Manager

Philanthropy Manager

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  • Salary:

    £30k - 32k per year

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk - DePaula

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months, 1 Day

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A great opportunity has arisen for a Philanthropy Manager in order to cover period of approximately 2 months for a gallery based in London.
Salary: 16.48- 15.58 per hour (PAYE) or 21.02 - 22.42 per hour (Ltd. Or umbrella)

Start day: ASAP

Reporting to the Head of Individual Giving, the Philanthropy Manager it will be responsible for securing income from and maintaining retention of the Gallery s mid to major supporter schemes (gifts of 10,000- 100,000) including the Director s Circle and Exhibition Supporter Groups. The post holder will identify and approach individual donors to support a range of projects and programmes at the Gallery including acquisitions, commissions, research, conservation and learning.
A motivated and dynamic fundraiser with a passion for visual art, the post holder will lead on the recruitment and engagement of mid-level donors, oversee the delivery of a strong and engaging events programme for mid-level donors, and be a consistent presence at Patron events and other cultivation activities organised by the Gallery. Identifying, recruiting and building relationships with potential and existing supporters is a key element of this role, and the Philanthropy Manager will play a central part in personally developing donor relationships for the Gallery.

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:
Knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts.
Substantial fundraising or experience 
Experience of engaging a wide range of stakeholders and excellent relationship management skills
Significant experience of leading a donor/supporter-focussed events programme.
Successful track record of the recruiting and retaining donors through personal contact, and soliciting and securing donations in person
Experience of budget management and contributing to reaching income targets, ideally within a museum or heritage organisation or similar environment.
Experience of working with CRM and fundraising databases, especially Tessitura.
Previous staff and line management experience.
A flexible approach to working hours, including an occasional need to be on site during early morning and evenings
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, confident in networking and making personal connections with prospects and donors in both professional and semi-social settings.
Discretion and tact in dealing with current and prospective donors, as well as with colleagues and stakeholders
Excellent writing skills with the ability to create clear and engaging content, including persuasive written proposals and related correspondence.