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Senior Development Manager

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to partnering with a fantastic organisation focused on climate change in their search for a Development Manager to join their growing team.

As Development Manager, you will help build growth by driving forward fundraising with trusts and foundations, strategically building relationships and proactively seeking to maximise opportunities. By developing an in-depth knowledge of the organisations work, and with an ability to articulate nuanced strategies and the high impact of our activities, you will research and cultivate an expanding portfolio of existing relationships and promising prospects to ensure continued philanthropic support. You will also write high quality funding proposals and tailored presentations and coordinate internal teams to gain their input and develop work plans.

To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • Demonstratable experience with trusts and foundations.
  • Proven track record of relationship building and producing compelling and successful grant proposals to secure six-figure grants (success with securing seven-figure grants highly desirable).
  • Adept at engaging and inspiring donors, understanding diverse donor motivations, and skilled at delivering bespoke relationships to meet these aims.
  • Demonstrable skill in adapting complex, and sometimes technical, written and verbal communications for a philanthropy audience

If this role sounds of interest to you and you want to have a chat and review the full job description, please do contact Dominic at Harris Hill on or call him on 0207 820 7332

Salary: £45,000 - £52,500
Permanent, Full-time
Location: Central London with hybrid working (2 days in the office)

Deadline - Applications are being taken on a rolling basis, so please send your CV and Cover Letter to Dominic ASAP.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.