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Fundraising Officer (Major Donors and Trusts)

Location: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, , SE1 4YR
Hours: 35 Permanent, Contract, 12 months with the likelihood of extension if the post holder is successful, Full-time
Salary: £29,000 per year dependent on experience
Planned start date: ASAP

Job description: The purpose of this role is to generate income for The Lullaby Trust through large financial donations from charitable trusts, foundations, statutory partnerships and individuals. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to really make their mark and develop these income streams from the ground up.

You will develop and grow charitable trust and major donor income streams through the development of new and existing relationships, and be responsible for identifying, researching, cultivating and managing a portfolio of new Trust and Major Donor relationships, as well as providing excellent stewardship and cultivation of existing funders.

The new post holder responsibilities will include:

  1. Develop a Strategy Major Donors and Trusts and Foundations
  2. Manage the Major Donor Programme
  3. Manage the Trusts and Foundations Programme
  4. Work with the wider team to deliver to income targets

Main Duties & responsibilities

1.Develop a Strategy Major Donors and Trusts and Foundations

  • To work with the Head of Fundraising to create and implement a major gifts fundraising strategy to support the overall income targets of the fundraising team
  • Work with the Head of Fundraising to investigate innovative and creative initiatives and opportunities for new and existing major gift & partnership income
  • To liaise with key colleagues in order to ensure fundraising makes the most of existing opportunities and is focussed on areas of income need

2.Manage the Major Donor Programme

  • Steward, and develop relationships with, a small number of existing major donor relationships
  • Research opportunities to engage with new donors
  • Undertake CRM analysis to identify potential major donors
  • Proactively cultivate a new pipeline of donors
  • Implement the major donor engagement strategy including individual stewardship plans based on their contact preferences
  • Plan and facilitate major donor engagement events

3.Manage the Trusts and Foundations Programme

  • Effectively manage, maintain and build the trusts pipeline to maximise retention and income generation
  • Effectively manage trust funder relations to ensure continued support and meet reporting requirements
  • Continuously research warm, cold and lapsed trust & foundations, through a variety of resources
  • To work with colleagues internally to develop interesting and compelling funding propositions and contribute to other areas of fundraising

4.Work with the wider team to deliver to income targets

  • Work closely and collaboratively with the wider Fundraising and Communications teams to deliver professional and on brand communications to donors.
  • Keep abreast of the work of the wider organisation
  • Help organise events/special events when required
  • Contribute with general administrative tasks when required

Priorities for the year and key tasks are reviewed regularly. They are subject to updates in line with decisions made at the Lullaby Trust’s strategic reviews, and funding requirements.

This role will be a hybrid between our London Bridge office and remote working (at least one day a week in the office from January).

How to apply

Please click here and download the attached job pack for more information including a full job description, person specification and application details. CVs will not be accepted as part of the application process for this role. Any CVs received will be disregarded.

Please note that this post is subject to DBS and reference checks and quote EDAC where applicable.

Application deadline: Sunday 12th December at 23:30

Web link: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/the-lullaby-trust/fundraising-officer-major-donors-and-trusts-/788834?tsId=6

More about Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies, supports bereaved families and raises awareness on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Working with the NHS we run a national health-visitor led service for bereaved parents, Care of Next Infant (CONI) programme, which supports families before and after the birth of their new baby. We are committed to supporting research to understand why babies die suddenly and unexpectedly and to find out more about how to prevent these tragic deaths. The Lullaby Trust also runs an information line for parents and professionals and a dedicated line for bereaved families.

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