Fundraising Manager (Major Donor)

£28,000 to £30,000
25 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Fundraising Manager (Major Donor) 

If you are looking for an inspirational challenge, join our amazing assistance dog charity and contribute to our life changing work. This is a great opportunity for a talented major donor fundraiser to join our team raising vital funds to support our work. 

Canine Partners’ mission is to transform the lives of adults with physical disabilities through partnership with our specially trained assistance dogs. 

Position: Major Donor Manager 
Location: Heyshott, West Sussex OR Osgathorpe, Leicestershire (flexible location or home working considered) 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 
Salary: Between £28,000 and £30,000 depending on experience 
Benefits: Pension Scheme, Annual Leave, wide range of discounts at high street shops, Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing date for applications: Midnight 21st July, 2019 
1st Interview: 5 August 2019 (Heyshott, West Sussex) 
2nd Interview: 19 August 2019 

About the role: 

To help us create these amazing partnerships, we need amazing people and Canine Partners has an exciting opportunity for a Major Donor Manager to develop and implement Canine Partners’ major donor strategy. This role is responsible for the strategic planning, operational management and delivery of major donor partnerships to achieve significant and sustainable income, ensuring strong engagement with Canine Partners. 

You will identify, secure and lead the development and management of a range of significant high value relationships with major donors. You will inspire and motivate existing and prospective donors to engage with and support Canine Partner’s work. 

About you: 

You will have a successful track record of meeting challenging income targets with significant experience in developing funding proposals, innovative propositions and cases for support. Proven experience of identifying, cultivating and stewarding high net worth individuals through a well-defined major donor programme. 

Along with an entrepreneurial and innovative approach, you’ll able to champion our charity values and interact with our volunteers and supporters in a positive and enthusiastic way. Most importantly you will be passionate about the transformative impact that our assistance dogs provide to our beneficiaries. 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including a generous annual leave allowance, access to an employee assistance programme, wellbeing portal and discounts on goods and retail vouchers and cash back on purchases from eating out, entertainment, supermarkets, clothing and travel. 

This position could be based at either of our rural training centres in Heyshott, West Sussex, or Osgathorpe, Leicestershire. There is some flexibility in location and home working available for the right candidate. The role has a national remit and regular travel will be required within the UK. 

We are a disability confident committed employer and welcome diversity, promote equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

You may have experience of the following: Fundraising Manager, Major Donor Manager, Fundraiser, Fundraising, Major Donors, Major Donor, Business Development, New Business Development, Senior Fundraising Officer, Major Donor Fundraising, Supporter Engagement, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc. 

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