Crown Agents

Senior Philanthropy Fundraising Manager

Crown Agents

Job Description

  Crown Agents is looking to appoint a Philanthropy Fundraising Manager to deliver the philanthropy and private sector strategy to secure a new a profitable income stream from U/HNWIs (Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individual), Family Foundations and Corporates.

MAIN JOB PURPOSE In this pivotal role, the candidate will help grow the new income stream to attract income from the philanthropy and global private sector. This role will report directly to the Director of Philanthropy and Private Sector Engagement and work closely with other teams in London and across our country offices. The candidate will contribute to the overall strategy and success of philanthropic income generation. The role will involve networking at fundraising events, producing high-quality proposals, reports and presentations for donors on Crown Agents' work, and providing administrative support to the Philanthropy and Private Sector team. By helping to build and manage Crown Agents' philanthropic network, the candidate will help to create a more Sustainable funding source for Crown Agents' work.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF JOB Contribute to driving and building Crown Agents as a recognised professional and expert destination for global philanthropy and private sector engagement. The candidate will be required to:
  • Manage a portfolio of between 60 and 80 existing and new donors, trusts and foundations
  • Assist senior members of the Philanthropy teams and clusters in the stewardship and development of £1million+ partnerships
  • Actively drive new business by seeking opportunities to network and attending internal and external events
  • Develop and implement strategic, culturally-relevant, creative and bespoke donor plans
  • Produce high quality written proposals, making verbal presentations tailored specifically to inspire and captivate donors.
  • Provide administrative support for the philanthropy and private sector team to enable more efficient donor cultivation and stewardship.
  • Any other duties as appropriate to the position, as requested
About you

  • A relevant post-graduate degree, desirable
  • Typically, 6 years' experience in managing HNWI / influential/senior relationships.
  • A relevant post-graduate degree, desirable
  • Understanding of the international development sector (degree level qualification in related field desirable)
EXPERIENCE The candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills and a passion for the international development sector to be successful. The candidate will need to have experience in navigating complex organisations and building and managing relationships with high-level stakeholders. As someone with a strong understanding of the principles of major gift fundraising, they will also have:
  • Experience of working with the UK and emerging markets.
  • Proven experience of producing high quality written communication material.
  • Proven experience in finding and cultivating new business opportunities.
  • Proven track record of delivering against agreed targets, timescales and objectives.
  • Computer literacy: ability to undertake word processing and to access and update databases.
  • Exceptional influencing skills with the ability to be credible and persuasive at all levels internally and externally.
About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive Economic Growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, Humanitarian Action and Supply Chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

About what's on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

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