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Leadership Gift Lead

Leadership Gift Lead

Posted 1 August by The Guardian
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Leadership Gifts Lead (12 month maternity cover)Reports to: Head of Philanthropy, Major and Leadership GiftsSalary: £60,000 - £65,000Location: High flexibility, meaning that you'll only need to be in the office 1-2 days per weekApplication Deadline: 11.59pm on Sunday 1st AugustCandidate Pack: https://2U8ysieThe Leadership Gifts Lead will lead a team and be responsible for developing strategies and securing gifts of £100K+. The role is a senior position in the Philanthropy directorate and will play a significant role in the development and implementation of the leadership giving level gifts and strategies for CRUK's philanthropy campaign.In this role, you'll be responsible for: Developing and delivering the strategy and operational plan for the Leadership Giving team, with a key focus on management of strategic projects driven by senior managers Owning the income target and expenditure budget for Leadership Giving, including the Catalyst Club and gifts up to £1m for the Francis Crick Institute working closely with the Crick's Head of Philanthropy Working closely with the Philanthropy Manager on the further development of the £10k - £100k fundraising programme, including strategy for acquisition of supporters at this level across Cancer Research UK for stewardship through the programme Working with the Philanthropy directorate leadership, manage recruitment and development of the Catalyst Club Board and senior volunteer network. Ensure the delivery of the Club's communications, events, stewardship and prospect research strategy Managing a personal portfolio of up to 40 prospects with a primary focus on qualifying prospects and developing the engagement and stewardship of prospects through the full life cycle of giving and renewal.You will provide overall leadership, direction and delivery of the strategy needed to retain, grow and acquire donors at the £100K level including the development of the Catalyst Club, the acquisition and stewardship vehicle for donors giving between £10k - £1m.You'll maximise the partnership with colleagues across the organisation to drive Catalyst Club donors in particular with legacies, corporate partnerships, volunteer committees and regional fundraisersKey Technical Skills, Knowledge, Experience and BehavioursWhen reviewing the anonymous applications for the role, we'll be looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following experience: Extensive experience of professional fundraising, either within a high value, third sector environment, or within a high value sales environment with demonstrated track record in closing £100k - £1m gifts/accounts/deals and leading teams and programmes. Knowledge and understanding of major gifts fundraising and annual giving programmes best practice, even if you primary experience is outside of the third sector. Strategic mindset with proven experience of developing strategies in a sales environment and an ability to quickly understand and demonstrate the ability to lead on the priorities of the CRUK campaign. Excellent stakeholder management skills and ability to work with, and communicate effectively and professionally with, a wide range of individuals from internal colleagues, institutional leaders, and external collaborators, stakeholders and donors. Excellent people and project management skills, including experience of managing others directly and perhaps creating and working with volunteer boards.In addition, you'll be comfortable with ambiguity and have the ability to set a clear path through uncertainty. You'll have experience working in a fast paced environment and the analytical skills to prioritise effectively.If this sounds like you, then please do submit an application before the deadline, making sure that your application form is complete.

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