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Philanthropy Executive

Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Victoria Park, East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 28, 2024

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Full Time
Philanthropy Executive



Full-Time Permanent

Hybrid working role - to be agreed with Manager

Amazing opportunity for a knowledgeable Philanthropy executive. You will be working with the Philanthropy Manager and Philanthropy Assistant to help deliver the trust and major donor programme, along with other research, portfolio management & communication tasks.

Key Responsibilities as Philanthropy Executive:

* Develop small and mid-level trust applications, including research, cultivation, and application.

* Identify and research prospective Trusts and Foundations for the client’s portfolio, building a strong pipeline of potential supporters.

* Support the Philanthropy Manager to research, cultivate and develop Major Donor Programme.

* Identify opportunities to add value to existing donors and increase income through strategic account development plans, working with the Philanthropy Manager.

* Work with the Individual Giving and Philanthropy Assistant in processing and keeping accurate records of Trusts and Major Donor income and expenditure on behalf of the team and thanking donors.

* Support the Philanthropy Manager with major funding partnerships when required and to research prospective Trusts and Major Donors to compile a list of suitable prospects to approach.

* Recording results and presenting output in a logical manner as required.

* Assist on Major Donor projects as directed, including cultivation events, research and other activities as required.

* To liaise with Welfare and Grants team and other colleagues to ensure that accurate information is available for reports and applications.

* Working with team in implementing procedures and processes to ensure accurate batching of all income and efficient working practices.

* Work with members of the IG&P Team on cultivation and fundraising events.

* Ensure all process documentation is kept up to date.

* Undertake other administrative duties relating to team activity as directed by the Philanthropy Manager

Key Requirements:

* Charity background essential.

* Experience of trusts, corporate or major donor fundraising.

* An understanding of general fundraising principles and good practice.

* A knowledge of office administration systems, CRM databases, data entry and financial processing.

* Methodical and analytical approach to financial processing & resolving administrative issues.

* Ability to use initiative and demonstrate self-motivation and self-management.

* Excellent investigative and problem-solving skills.

* Great customer service skills.

* The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using correct and appropriate language, grammar, organisation and structure.

* Strong attention to detail.

* Effective time management.

* Ability to build good relationships with other team members and internal & external contacts.

Disclaimer: Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles, unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from one of our consultants within 14 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role

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