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Philanthropy Specialist

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to working exclusively with Animal Equality UK. Animal Equality is an international organisation working with society, governments and companies to end cruelty to farmed animals. Animal Equality has offices in the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Brazil and India.

They are now searching for a Philanthropy Specialist to join their team. The role plays a major role in meeting the organisation's ambitious fundraising goals. Responsible for major giving and grants portfolios, the Philanthropy Specialist identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards financial support from generous individuals and granting bodies.

Terms of employment: Part-time, Permanent

Reports to: Executive Director, Animal Equality UK

Position location: Remote, in the UK (mandatory to travel to London once a month, at own


Hours: 28 hours per week (four days weekly)

Compensation: £37,000-£40,000 (at 28 hours per week)

What they are looking for:

  • A minimum of five years of related work experience in major gifts fundraising, either in trusts fundraising or major donor fundraising.

  • A proven track record of bringing in major donations of six-figure sums.

  • A passion for animals and the treatment of animals.

What they can offer you:

  • Personalised Employee Assistance Program (EAP): an Animal Equality—funded benefit that offers employees, supporters and volunteers confidential counselling and advice on a wide range of work and personal issues. The program offers several services, such as a 24/7 confidential helpline and expert Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

  •  Flexible hours, with the option to start between 8am-10am and finish between 4pm-6pm.

  • Able Futures Support: The service is a nine month, practical and confidential support service for employees whose circumstances or mental health may impact their wellbeing or work. Employees can work with a mental health professional to deepen their understanding of how their mental health may impact them and will build coping skills and resilience to thrive at work.

  • Gifted yearly stipend to access learning and development resources, to help employees further grow their personal and professional skills.

  • Monthly stipends for employees to enjoy a vegan lunch at the Animal Equality monthly meetups.

If you would like to receive a full job description for this role with details on how to apply, please contact Hannah Laking at Harris Hill:

Hannah Laking:                   | 020 7820 7331

Closing date for applications: Rolling basis, but interviews ideally on the 8th July.

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.