Senior Philanthropy and Research Officer

  • £33000 - £35000 per annum
  • London
  • Permanent

Join Us in Transforming Lives!

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the world? Do you thrive on building meaningful relationships and securing vital funding for impactful projects? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a:

Senior Philanthropy and Research Officer

Key Highlights:

  • Salary: £33,000 - £35,000 per annum
  • Location: Remote/London
  • Working pattern: Full-time, 35 hours per week, with occasional evening/weekend activities
  • Flexibility: Enjoy the benefits of a hybrid working model, combining office-based and remote work opportunities

Why Join Us?

  • Make a tangible impact: Your efforts will directly contribute to securing vital funding for our projects, helping to transform the lives of individuals with autism.
  • Collaborative culture: Join a supportive team where collaboration is encouraged, and your ideas are valued.
  • Career development: We are committed to helping you grow and succeed, with opportunities for training and progression.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Engaging with mid-value major donors and small trusts and foundations to secure crucial funding, ensuring the successful achievement of personal and team income targets.
  • Managing and nurturing existing donor relationships, providing exceptional stewardship and ensuring continued support.
  • Leading the development and implementation of a robust Prospect Research strategy to identify potential funders and build a strong pipeline of opportunities.
  • Playing a key role in cultivating and stewarding prospective donors, fostering meaningful relationships and driving income growth for the team.
  • Collaborating with operational colleagues to develop compelling cases for support and inform fundraising strategies.

Why You'll Love Working With Us:

  • A dynamic and inclusive work environment where your contributions are recognised and celebrated.
  • Opportunities to attend and support first-class special events throughout the year.
  • The chance to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a positive difference in the world.

Join Our Mission: At the National Autistic Society, we are dedicated to transforming the lives of individuals with autism by providing vital support and raising awareness. Join us in our mission to create a world where everyone is understood and accepted, regardless of their differences.

Essential Criteria:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to inspire through compelling storytelling.
  • Strong planning, project management, and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise workload effectively.
  • Proven experience in the fundraising sector, with knowledge of trusts/foundations and major donor fundraising.

Apply Now: If you're ready to make a meaningful impact and advance your career in the world of philanthropy, we want to hear from you! Click the apply button now to join our team and help us change lives for the better.

National Autistic Society is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Be part of something extraordinary. Apply today.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.

Frederick Hillinger Business Manager (Major Donor & Trusts)

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