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Philanthropy Manager (Major Donor)

Philanthropy Manager (Major Donor)

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Major Donor

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Patrick Dunn

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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An opportunity has arisen to join a leading disability charity as a Philanthropy Manager. The charity delivers disability services, community projects and education and training resources which promote inclusion and wellbeing. This is an exciting time for the charity which is investing substantially in the fundraising team and aspires to increase voluntary income by 50% over the next four years. This role will sit in the Philanthropy and Partnerships team.

Purpose of the Role

You will be directly responsible for the development and delivery of the major donor strategy to acquire and develop supporters through major donors. This will include some event management (supported by the events team) to grow income generation. You will aim to recruit new members and major donors and develop relationships with loyal donors to improve relationships and uplift gifts.

Person Specification

You will have experience of major donor fundraising which includes securing gifts in excess of £20k. You will have good knowledge of fundraising best practice in relation to the solicitation of gifts. You will be competent at major donor prospect research skills along with sound writing skills. Finally, you will be a good networker who can build quick rapport with people.


You will receive a salary of £35k to £40k, 25 days annual leave, flexible working including one day working from home, training and development opportunities with the IoF, employee assistance programme, a beautiful modern office, bicycle storage, weekly yoga classes and a fantastic coffee machine!

How to apply

Closing date for applications: Ongoing. Candidates are advised to apply ASAP as the organisation will interview the right candidate quickly.

If you are interested in this role or wish to register with TPP to hear about future posts, please call Patrick 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