Director of Major Gifts Fundraising

Third Solutions
10 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working exclusively with this international animal welfare charity to recruit this new role. You will be joining a dedicated and passionate team and you will be responsible for developing and implementing the fundraising strategy from Major Donors and Trusts. The RoleDevelop and implement a fundraising strategy for Major Gift fundraising (institutions and individuals) in the UK and Europe Initiate, manage and develop relationships with UK and European trusts and foundations Develop and implement a strategy to acquire, develop and maintain relationships with high value prospects in the UK Develop and produce compelling and accurate cases for support for campaigns and projectsOversee UK institutional funding and major gift budget expenditure and income Continually monitor progress towards agreed revenue targets The CandidateProven track record in fundraising with at least two years at a senior level.Excellent organisational skills and ability to plan workload in order to manage fundraising programme priorities and meet agreed targets.Excellent communication skills, able to tailor messaging and asks (written and oral) to be persuasive to a range of potential donors.Experience in producing fundraising materials which have proven compelling and effective.Proven experience generating significant income from high value individual prospects.Proven experience of making successful applications to trusts/foundations and knowledge of UK trusts and foundationsAn understanding of and commitment to animal protection issues (desirable) IMPORTANT NOTEOur aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.