Trusts and Major Donor Manager

Trusts and Major Donor Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Trusts, Statutory & Legacy, Major Donor

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35k - 39k per year

  • Contact :

    Zach Stuhldreer

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7332

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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  • Closing date:


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Harris Hill are very pleased to be working with one of the leading medical charities on Neuro-disability in their search for a Trust and Major Gifts Manager.

The post-holder will pay a critical part within the Fundraising Team, ensuring that the team explores all available grant funding opportunities including trusts and foundations, livery companies and lottery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, manage and grow long term support from charitable trusts, livery companies, and lottery funders by researching potential donors, writing effective funding applications, and conducting excellent relationship management.
  • Manage the Trusts & Major Gifts Executive role, providing guidance and mentoring where necessary to ensure they achieve their potential
  • Plan and implement the grant application programme for the Trusts & Major Gifts Team
  • Oversee grant funding prospect research and funding approaches to continue new grant funder relationship development

Person specification:

  • Working knowledge of fundraising best practice, with at least 2 years experience in a grant fundraising management role with a proven track record of securing funds
  • Tenacious ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to rise to the challenge
  • Experience of using research techniques particularly to acquire information about existing and prospective funders
  • Ability to conceive and develop complex proposals and financially numerate
  • Excellent communication skills to put across compelling and persuasive cases for support with outstanding written style

For more information about this vacancy and the next steps please apply here and a consultant will be in touch to discuss further.  Please kindly note, due to the volume of applications only candidates with suitable experience will be contacted. Deadline 8th May.