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Development Manager

Development Manager

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  • Sector:

    Major Donor, Trust / Statutory

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  • Salary:

    £36k - 39k per year

  • Contact:

    Fundraising Team

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the major giving team at this museum. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of high net worth individuals and trusts. You will also look into developing a complementary mid-level patron scheme. You will be articulate, engaging and have the ability to build excellent relationships.

Key responsibilities within this role will include:

- To identify, secure and manage relationships with new donors, supporters and influencers to generate income focusing on £25,000+ gifts

- Provide donors and supporters with first class stewardship ensuring their long-term support

- To play a key role in major donor cultivation events

- Contribute to and develop compelling funding proposals and promotional materials to inform and inspire contacts.

The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

- Proven track record of personally securing major gifts from individuals or relevant commercial sector experience

- Proven experience of managing and developing relationships with wealthy individuals and senior volunteers

- Demonstrable experience of writing successful, inspiring, emotive and technically accurate proposals

Closing date: 22nd June

If you are interested in this role or wish to register with TPP to hear about future posts, please call Ashby on 020 7198 6040 or send your CV to We do try to get in touch with all applications of interest however due to the volume of applications we receive this isn’t always possible.

Plus free training for fundraisers!

All fundraisers who secure a role through TPP receive a £100 CPD voucher to use with the Institute of Fundraising.  More details are available on the TPP Recruitment website

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.