Relationship Manager

Posted 26 October by Teach First
Ending soon

To build a fair education for all, we need to unlock the potential in all children - not just some. Together, we’re making it happen. Every day, our work takes us closer to a better future. But we need to do more. It’s a big challenge - and we need your help to take it on.

As the Relationship Manager for Philanthropy, you will play a crucial role working with colleagues and champions to grow our network of major donors. You will be responsible for identifying people who are passionate about education and should be supporting Teach First. You will work closely with the wider team to steward existing donors contributing to philanthropy income target of £3 million for 2021-2022.

  • Do you have demonstrable experience of fundraising or transferable experience of relationship management and are able to quickly build rapport, adapting your approach to a range of stakeholders?
  • Are you an excellent communicator, compelling and engaging both in person and in your written work, who can make complex information easy to read and persuasive?
  • Do you have prior prospect research experience or similar experience conducting research on potential clients to support new business?
  • Do you have a proven track record of securing five and six-figure donations from individuals, or transferable examples of meeting and exceeding targets in a fundraising or relationship management role?
  • Do you have either direct experience of writing funding proposals, or similar documents from scratch and gathering the necessary information through research, or in supporting this process?
  • Do you have either direct pipeline management experience or experience in supporting pipeline management, and are confident in using CRM databases, such as Salesforce, to manage relationships?


Yes to the above? Then we want to hear from you. You can be our next Relationship Manager —Philanthropy (FTC until September 2022).

Take a look at the job description and then complete an application on our careers website. Make sure you’ve got your CV and cover letter showing how you meet our essentials ready to upload. Please note this vacancy closes on November 29th.

Required skills

  • Communicator
  • Management Skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Exceeding Targets

Reference: 44487328

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