The post holder will be a member of the Philanthropy & Campaign team at CRUK, which provides a first-class experience to supporters giving between £1,000 and £3m+ to the organisation. They will also work closely with other fundraising teams within the charity, and will focus on:
Developing and delivering the strategy and programme of CRUK fundraising for the Manchester project, working in partnership with University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Maintaining and developing long term relationships with major donor prospects who share CRUK and our partners’ vision, as outlined above
Working with CRUK leadership, scientists and volunteers to develop the expertise and structures required for transformative philanthropy in Manchester
Coordinating all of CRUK’s broad fundraising efforts in Manchester
Your ability to engage and win people over will be critical in this role. You’ll also be effective at explaining complex ideas succinctly and will have a tenacious and driven approach to your work.
You will also:
Have team leadership experience in the field of charity and/or university sectors, or from a transferable sector (for example medicine, science, hospitals).
Be able to work within a complex environment and to build strong effective relationships with multiple stakeholders and partners
Be able to articulate the Manchester case for support with passion and enthusiasm
Have significant experience in fundraising at six figure gift level
Have a record of success in expanding the donor base through an established cultivation cycle and programme of stewardship
Be flexible, adaptable, and will enjoy working in a fast-paced income-growth environment
Ideally have (but you might not) have experience of working with medical research academics as well as in fundraising systems and operations
Tagged as: Appeal Lead
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