Senior Manager Philanthropy and Trusts & Foundations

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Closing Date
Closing date is midnight on 31 March 2019

Blind Veterans UK is the national charity helping blind ex-service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives.  We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

Over the next five years, we aim to increase the number of veterans we help and to make our services even better for our beneficiaries.  So, we need to raise more money to fund our plans.

We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and resourceful individual to join our Income Generation team. The role focuses on securing transformational donations from Major Donors, Trusts and Foundations.                                                                              

We are looking for an experienced individual with a sound track record in the following areas:

  • Developing & implementing the strategy to win, retain and develop support from Major Donors, Trusts and Foundations.
  • Managing a team (of circa 4 people) to win, manage and maximize the value of fundraising from Major Donors, Trusts and Foundations.
  • To support the achievement of the above through campaigns, events, activities and Trust applications.
  • To achieve / surpass fundraising targets for both Major Donors, Trusts and Foundations

The successful candidate will also have some people management experience and will be well versed in major gift fundraising processes.

In return for your talent, we offer competitive conditions of service and a conducive environment to excel. 

To apply, please send your up to date CV and Supporting Statement of not more than 500 words to outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the person specification.

Closing Date: Sunday 31 March 2019 at 12 midnight

Interview date: to be confirmed

Please note only applicants who submit a CV with a supporting statement will be considered.

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

Due to the high number of enquiries and applications we receive for our vacancies we don't acknowledge each one - if you haven't heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.



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