Senior Fundraising Officer – Grants and Major Gifts

Closed: 05 June 2022
Fundraising Major Donor Trusts

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  • Salary £39,969 rising on an annual incremental basis plus 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Location London, Greater London (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Human Rights
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War on Want is a dynamic, radical organisation working in the UK and with partners around the world to fight poverty and defend human rights, as part of the movement for global justice. We mobilise support and build alliances to fight for human rights and raise public awareness of the structural causes of poverty and injustice, empowering people to take action for change. We work in partnership and active solidarity with grassroots groups around the world.

The Income & Engagement Team works to secure robust funding for War on Want and our international partners; mobilises our committed base of supporters and members to support and amplify our campaigns; and leads on War on Want’s public-facing communications strategy and implementation. 

Our grants and major gifts programme is a pivotal part of War on Want’s funding base and an exciting area of growth for the organisation. A key priority for the programme is raising funds from UK, US and European trusts and foundations to support our campaigns and international programme partnerships. Working closely with the Executive Director and Senior Management Team, the Senior Fundraising Officer will work to plan and implement a variety of high priority strategic projects cutting across War on Want’s diverse range of thematic areas and international partners.

This is a highly rewarding position for an ambitious, independent, and dynamic individual to join War on Want at a critical time and work at the cutting edge of progressive philanthropy to make a real difference in the fight for global justice.  If you want to raise much-needed funds for some of the world's most cutting edge and radical social movements, workers' organisations and human rights defenders, whilst helping to advocate for major funders to shift towards more intersectional and equitable models of funding then this is the role for you!”

For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.
Application deadline:  12 noon, Monday 6 June 2022

Date for interviews:  Expected w/c 6 June 2022 

War on Want welcomes applications from all members of the community. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer. 

Please note that we can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the UK.  We are unable to sponsor working visa applications.