Fundraiser -Major Donor & Corporate
Hand in Hand International is looking for an entrepreneurial, self-managed Fundraiser to join our award-winning team. Working primarily with Major Donors from across the UK, US and Europe - as well as with corporate supporters as needed - you will help secure the ongoing success of a team that has grown our income by 65 percent in the last three years. Key Responsibilities: Identify new prospects, with a particular focus on Major Donors. Secure meetings with new and existing donors. Personally solicit gifts as and when appropriate to achieve an agreed income target. Write tailored and compelling fundraising proposals. Maintain and develop relationships with your own portfolio of donors. Tailor and adapt reports to major donor and corporate donors. Lead a highly successful village sponsorship programme. Develop innovative new fundraising packages with your colleagues from the fundraising team. Essential requirements: Experience of Major Gifts Fundraising is highly desirable. However, we welcome candidates who have worked with wealth clients in a commercial setting. An understanding of international development or philanthropy is highly desirable. Exceptional negotiating skills with Donors or colleagues. Experience securing four- to six-figure gifts from Major or Corporate Donors would be highly desirable. Highly polished telephone manner and excellent English writing skills are essential. Native or bilingual proficiency in English is essential, with French or German native or bilingual proficiency an advantage.