Philanthropy Manager

21266.00 - 22942.00 GBP Annual + wte)
03 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time


Location: Scotland - office based in Glasgow but flexibility around home-working available

Contract: 11 month maternity cover

Hours: 21 hours per week, 9am to 5pm, 3 days per week (but can be flexible for the right person)

Salary: GBP21,266 - GBP22,942 per annum

To help achieve our ambitious growth targets we are looking for a highly motivated Philanthropy Manager to manage our major giving programme in Scotland. The role holder will be challenged to secure philanthropic support for Breast Cancer Care, covering the whole of Scotland, through building relationships with existing major donor prospects and cultivating new relationships.

The successful candidate will preferably have a strong track-record of face-to-face cultivation and making the ask for philanthropic support, but candidates with transferable skills will be considered. Key to us is that you are experienced in growing one to one relationships with individuals. You will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrable track record of planning and executing personalised cultivation and stewardship plans.

You will be a member of a team of five, all the rest of whom are based in London. Therefore an element of flexibility and travel will be required. Due to this we will also look for you to be able to self motivate and work independently where needed. You will be part of a wider team of managers in the Scotland office, tasked with supporting and motivating more junior members of the team where appropriate.

Both the current role holder and head of the team are available to talk should you wish to know more, if you would like to do so please visit the vacancy listing on our website for further information.


Breast Cancer Care is the only specialist UK-wide charity dedicated to providing support for people affected by breast cancer. Our vision is that every person affected receives the best treatment, information and support.

Since 1973, we've been caring for, supporting and campaigning on behalf of people affected by breast cancer. Today, we offer a unique range of services including one-to-one support over the phone and online from specialists and people who've been there, plus local group support. From the moment someone notices something isn't right, through to their treatment and beyond, we're there to help them feel more in control.

Breast Cancer Care is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date for applications: October 1st

First interviews: October 12th / 13th

Second interviews: October 23rd / 24th

Start Date: December TBC