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Senior Philanthropy & Trusts Officer
Battersea
  • Salary £33,000 per annum
  • Location London, Greater London
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Category Fundraising , Major Donor
  • Sectors Animal
  • Job Reference : BDCH1045

Job Description

Are you passionate about dogs and cats? Our people and animals make Battersea a great place to work. Your expertise will help increase our impact for dogs and cats everywhere.

We are looking for a Senior Philanthropy & Trusts Officer to undertake expert and high-level prospect research into major donor and trust prospects; to design and deliver donor engagement activities for major donors and trusts to ensure our most important relationships feel valued and continue to support the home.

About us

Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 150 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.

Our Philanthropy & Trusts Team

The Philanthropy & Trusts team sits within the Philanthropy & Partnerships team, made up of Trusts, Philanthropy, Corporate Partnerships and Special Events. As a team, our aim is to continually find new supporters who can make a significant difference to the home by giving large financial gifts, while also looking after those who have already given. Whether that is working closely with an individual to help them see how their money is being spent, reporting back to Trusts on the impact of their donation or delivering on agreed marketing plans with a Corporate Partner. This area of fundraising has lots of opportunity for growth, as we work in a charity with great brand awareness and a strong affinity to so many people. 

What we can offer you

Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year

  • Generous pension contributions - we double what you put in (up to 10%)

  • Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£120), optical (£120), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£300) every year

  • Annual interest-free season ticket loans

  • Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes

  • Life insurance

So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.

For full details, including our job applicant privacy notice, please download our recruitment pack. You can apply by visiting our website. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised.