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Philanthropy Officer

Philanthropy Officer

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    Fundraising & Development, Major Donor

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    £33k - 36k per year

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    Fundraising Team

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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This large UK animal welfare charity is looking for a Philanthropy Officer to contribute to the development and growth of their philanthropy programme. You will cultivate and steward existing and new major donors, working alongside a team of three others.

You will build relationships with prospects already identified by the organisation through research, events and cultivation as well as identifying new prospects to build a pipeline and make appropriate methods of approach for the charity's core fundraising projects. You will be comfortable in making the ask and ensure all major donors receive the highest standards of donor care.

Key skills and experience required:

  • Proven track record of personally securing 5/6 figure major gifts from individuals
  • Proven experience of 'making the ask' and supporting senior staff, volunteers and trustees
  • Demonstrable experience of writing successful, inspiring, emotive and technically accurate proposals, tailored to a major donor audience and with a focus on outcomes and impact.
  • Articulate, persuasive and credible with all audiences
  • Confidence to pick up the phone and contact new prospects
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, and to tailor written style to the needs of different donors.

You will be joining a fun and forward-thinking team and your role will really an impact on the work that the organisation does.

Closing Date: Monday 23rd January

If you are interested in this role or wish to register with TPP to hear about future posts, please call Lorraine on 020 7198 6040 or send your CV to  All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

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.


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