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Deputy Director, Major Gifts

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Deputy Director, Major Gifts

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  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Senior Appointments

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  • Salary:

    circa £60,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Philippa Randle

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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Deputy Director - Major Gifts
Location: London, City
Salary: circa £60,000 per annum
Contract: full-time, permanent, open to flexible working

Charity People is delighted to be working with Barts Charity to appoint a Deputy Director to the Major Gifts team. We are seeking a highly experienced, strategic major gifts fundraiser to help develop and deliver the Charity's once in a lifetime campaign, Barts 900.

About the Charity

Barts Charity funds groundbreaking research, state-of-the-art equipment and innovative healthcare projects that change lives and bring extraordinary healthcare to 2.5million people in East London and beyond.

The Barts 900 campaign will draw together landmark projects for world-leading medicine, wellbeing and community education that will benefit millions of Londoners. Individually the projects are exciting and transformational, together they continue the centuries old traditions of philanthropy supporting and accelerating a powerful vision for change.

About the role

This position presents an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping the next stage of the Charity's Major Gifts strategy and to deliver this campaign. You will report to the Director of Major Gifts and over the next 6-12 months, you will recruit resource to support your role and the campaign. You will work closely with the philanthropy board, Barts Charity Ambassadors as well as our stakeholders at Barts Health NHS Trust and the School of Medicine and Dentistry to achieve the Major Gift team's ambitious fundraising target.

About you

You will be a senior fundraising professional with demonstrable experience of implementing a multi-million-pound fundraising campaign. You will be an experienced, collaborative and inspiring manager, who is able to think creatively to further design, develop and execute the campaign as time progresses.

You will have a track record of securing £1m+ gifts. You will be a proactive, dynamic and ambitious individual capable of co-ordinating the numerous elements that form the fundraising campaign. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills alongside the ability to influence and persuade prospects and senior volunteers. You will be comfortable developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders - both internal and external.

This is a great opportunity to join an ambitious and supportive team committed to extending the impact of philanthropic funding in east London and beyond.

To Apply

Please share your CV in the first instance with Philippa at Charity People. If your experience matches what we are looking for, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or Zoom meeting to brief you on the role. Following this conversation, you will have everything you need to apply formally. We look forward to hearing from you.

Deadline for applications is 9am on 26 February and first interviews will be the following week.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.