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Senior Philanthropy Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £46,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anna Ludeman

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    21 Mar 00:00

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Action for Children - Senior Philanthropy Manager - £46,000 per annum (inclusive of Inner London Weighting)
Location - Holborn - London
Benefits include- 29 days annual leave + bank holidays, flexible working

Charity People are delighted to be working exclusively with Action For Children, supporting the team to find the very best talent out there. We have had the pleasure of working with Action for Children over the last few years and their team, office culture and vision for young people is truly wonderful.

Action for Children

For 150 years, Action for Children has provided support to meet immediate needs, to heal psychological wounds, tackle isolation, and to help children seize opportunities to change their lives for the better, for good. With more than 500 services in local communities across the UK, we improve the lives of over 300,000 children, teenagers and parents each year. Our vision is that every child and young person in the country has a safe and happy childhood and the foundations they need to thrive.

The role

The Senior Philanthropy Manager will be responsible for driving forward activity to secure significant, multi-year donations from trusts, foundations and major donors, in order to support a wide range of organisational priority projects and services. The successful applicant will develop a robust major donor and trusts pipeline to maximise key areas of growth, and steward existing donors and volunteers to an exceptionally high level, so that they continue to support year on year.

The Senior Philanthropy Manager will lead a team of Senior Philanthropy Fundraisers, who each play a vital role in developing the higher end of the major donor and trusts pipeline, to maximise growth within the £150,000 to £multi-million bracket. The post holder will focus on building transformational supporter relationships with individuals and trusts capable of giving at the highest levels.

What you'll need:

We are looking for transformational, creative thinkers, someone with exceptional relationship management skills and the ability to communicate effectively. You will focused and passionate about changing the lives of children and their families throughout the UK and will be able to demonstrate that passion to your team and potential donors. Previous line management experience would be advantageous and an understanding around what motivates a donor to give, particularly in a turbulent market. You will have exceptional attention to detail with strong analytical skills as well as being a forward facing and personable individual.

How we reward you

* Lovely, bright, funky offices and welcoming team
* Minimum 29 days' holiday + bank holidays
* Flexible working, including maternity, paternity and adoption packages
* Season ticket travel loans
* Company pension scheme
* Discounts at major high street retailers

To apply: Please get in touch with Anna at Charity People to find out more details.

Please note the closing date is Thursday 27th March with interviews provisionally being held w/c 2nd March.