Major Gifts Manager

Closing date: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Fundraising Major Donor
  • Salary £38,000 - £42,000 per year dependant on experience
  • Location Remote
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Human Rights
  • Job Reference : CSWMGM

This is an exciting opportunity for a major donor fundraiser to join CSW, to initiate and develop strong relationships with individuals and corporates who have the capacity to make significant donations to CSW and to steward these relationships towards deeper engagement with CSW year after year.

Key Responsibilities (a full list of responsibilities is listed in the Application Pack)

  • Develop a Major Gifts strategy that delivers agreed income goals and leads to increased and multi-year financial commitments from Major Donors.
  • Develop individual cultivation plans for Major Donors that provide opportunities for them to make impactful gifts, pray and campaign.
  • Research and write funding proposals and cases for support and adapt as needed.
  • Produce and send regular letters and reports demonstrating the impact of gifts.
  • Develop relationships with a small pool of Corporates that leads to increased engagement and income generation.

The Person

You are an excellent communicator, self-motivated and passionate about enabling donors to channel their wealth to meet the greatest needs. You have strong inter-personal skills which you are able to use to build internal and external relationships. You are able to inspire people to make a difference through their giving and you are just as passionate about communicating the impact of their gift. You are proactive and willing to work well with others to achieve targets.

You are inspired by CSW’s mission and eager to play your part, through this role, in ensuring freedom of religion and belief for all.

Essential Criteria (a full list of essential criteria is listed in the Application Pack)

  • A minimum of three years’ major donor fundraising experience for a charity.
  • Proven track record of securing five-figure and six-figure gifts from major donors.
  • Experience of providing excellent stewardship to major donors.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially verbal and written English
  • Writing compelling funding applications/ proposals that match donors’ interests with CSW’s mission and activities.

CSW Benefits

We offer flexible working, your birthday off, pension with 6% employer contribution, 30 days holiday after 5 years’ service, 3 month paid Sabbatical after 10 years’ service.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.