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Philanthropy Manager
  • Employer: Breast Cancer Now
  • Reference: FCE/23/234593
  • Published: Thu 30/03/2023, 10:21 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 21/04/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £38,000 to £42,000 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London , Lambeth, Southwark

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Philanthropy Manager

The role

The role of philanthropy manager is part of our growing philanthropy & special events team. It is an opportunity for someone with experience of fundraising from high net worth individuals to deliver results. We are entering an ambitious new phase of growth, making new connections and attracting new donors.  

This is an externally focussed, relationship management role. The postholder will be responsible for cultivating, engaging and stewarding high level relationships with high net worth individual donors.  

This role will involve working closely with the head of philanthropy and key internal stakeholders.  It will focus on securing and developing high impact, long term relationships with high net worth individuals.  This will deliver the sustainable income needed to deliver our ambitious new strategy to 2024.

A key focus of this role will be to support the growth of our major gifts fundraising programme.  This will include identifying opportunities to raise funds from prospective donors who could make significant financial commitments.   

The role will support a culture of proactive relationship building and solicitation, growing our pool of major supporters and senior volunteers.  It will ensure prospective donors are engaged with appropriate propositions, including our giving club, the Progress Fund.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our ambitious and growing team. This role will give the chance for the post holder to use their skills, experience and enthusiasm to make a significant difference for people affected by breast cancer.

This role is a 12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave. 

 About you

We are looking for:

  • A natural networker
  • An exceptional communicator
  • Someone who thrives on making connections and building relationships
  • A highly motivated, innovative relationship manager with a well-developed understanding and knowledge of philanthropy
  • Demonstrable experience of soliciting five figure gifts or more from high net worth individuals
  • A track record of meeting challenging income targets
  • Experience of being part of high value asks alongside colleagues and/or senior volunteers.

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the research and support charity. We’re the place to turn to for anything and everything to do with breast cancer. However you’re experiencing breast cancer, we’re here. 

The brightest minds in breast cancer research are here. Making life-saving research happen in labs across the UK and Ireland.  

Support services, trustworthy breast cancer information and specialist nurses are here. Ready to support you, whenever you need it.  

Dedicated campaigners are here. Fighting for the best possible treatment, services and care, for anyone affected by breast cancer.  

Why? Because we believe that by 2050, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live – and be supported to live well. But to create that future, we need to act now. 

Job description and benefits

You can find out more by downloading the job description and details of our attractive benefits package.

Primary location of role and hybrid working

This role is primarily based at our London office. In line with our hybrid working practice, full-time staff members may choose to work up to three days per week from home. Should you have any queries with regards to this, please email in the first instance.

When applying

We hope you choose to apply for this role. In support of your application, you’ll be asked to submit your anonymised CV and a supporting statement. When applying please ensure you refer to the essential criteria on the person specification and clearly provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the criteria. If you’ve any questions regarding this role, please email in the first instance.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date Friday 21 April 2023 at 5pm.

First interview date Wednesday 3 May 2023

Second interview date Wednesday 10 May 2023