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Head of Philanthropy

£47,100 - £53,100 per annum
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We are seeking an experienced Head of Philanthropy, to take the lead in generating new income from major donors whilst continuing to develop and deliver the giving strategy.

This organisation is a leading UK medical research charity supporting people with a well-known health condition. They are a part of a global network of independent and coordinated organisations working towards a shared vision.

The Head of Philanthropy will develop and implement a strategy for the cultivation and stewardship of all major donor partnerships and relations to ensure long-term commitments. You will produce an annual plan, budget and key performance indicators for the Philanthropy team whilst inspiring, motivating, and line managing the Philanthropy Manager. You will work closely with the CEO, Director of Research Partnerships and fundraising colleagues to generate a pipeline of new major donor prospects from existing pools of donors.

The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of asking for and securing major gifts, and working with major donors. You will be comfortable covering a programme ranging from £25k up to £1m per annum. This individual will be motivated to achieve targets, and enjoy building strong relationships at a senior level. A professional person, they will be skilled at producing exciting fundraising proposals and pitches.

To find out more about this role, please submit a Word copy of your CV for review; cover letters are not required at this initial stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.

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