Philanthropy Manager (Maternity Cover)

Closed: 04 February 2022
Fundraising Major Donor

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  • Salary £35,000 - £37,000 per year
  • Location SW1P, London (On-site)
  • Job Type Contract, Full-time
  • Sectors Youth/Children
  • Job Reference : Philanthropy Manager

We are currently looking for a fixed term Philanthrophy Manager to join The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation. 

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a non-formal education and learning framework operating in more than 130 countries and territories around the world, through which young people’s achievements outside of academia are recognised and celebrated.

We at The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation are the engine that drives and supports the Award’s growth, access, and impact across the globe.

It is our long-term ambition that every eligible young person aged 14 – 24 will have the opportunity to participate in the Award. Our vision is that 20% of them are from at risk and marginalised communities for whom the Award can be truly life changing.

The Award helps to inspire millions of young people. And it’s not limited by the boundaries of one programme or place. There are more than 1 million young people currently completing their own unique programme, via hundreds of thousands of youth-focused partners and operators, including schools, youth organisations, examination boards and youth offender institutions.

We are looking for an experienced and self-assured major gifts fundraiser who can proactively lead, cultivate and steward major donors internationally, predominantly with a focus on 5/6 figure gifts. You will also have experience in leading and managing various projects such as the creation and publication of fundraising specific documents. 

About you

You will be a strategic, diligent, creative thinker with excellent communication and relationship-building skills, and keen to use this opportunity to build on the strong foundations already in place. You will be joining a small but effective, supportive, and collaborative team in which being a team player is vital. You will be motivated to pay attention to detail, and take initiative and ownership of the responsibilities and tasks of the role.

This role is based in London, and you will need to be able to commute to the office. You will be required to attend meetings and events which will primarily take place within London, but occasionally may attend meetings in the UK or internationally. Please view the attached Job Description for further details on the role. 

The closing date for applications is the 28 January 2022. Interviews will take place shortly after, and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

Application Instructions

To apply for this role, please ensure that you submit a cover letter (which should clearly show how you meet the requirements in the Job Description) and a CV. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit both documents. You must also have the right to work in the UK. 

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