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Head of Major Gifts

Harrow on the Hill, Greater London | £38k | Social Care

Recruiter: Compass Associates

Head of Major Gifts
Harrow | Occasional Travel Required
Full Time | Permanent
£38,000 - £42,000 Per annum + 6x Death in Service, 26 Days Annual Leave, Generous Pension, Subsidised gym membership, Free Parking

CCS | Compass Corporate Services are working with a specialist charity in searching for a Head of Major Gifts to develop their fundraising team. This role is based in Harrow but will require occasional travel, so you must be flexible.


We are looking for an experienced Head of Major Gifts to deliver the fundraising strategy from high value gifts through the growth of high value long term relationships.

This is a very varied and exciting role that is pivotal for the future of the fundraising team. You will be a senior leader who partners closely with the Trust and Fundraising Manager in working on high value gifts, raising income against targets, increasing supporter connections, building networks with new supporters to be able to ensure high value legacy pledges, gifts and grants.

Reporting into the Director of Fundraising, Retail and Communications, you will be managing relationships with high net worth individuals and corporates. You will be getting involved with development plans, major donor programmes, net working events, record reporting and fundraising proposals.

You must be a positive people person who is able to influence and educate others on Major Gifts and Fundraising. The ideal candidate must be a tenacious and knowledgeable major donor fundraiser with success in uplifting gifts.

Candidates must have proven experience and track record in fundraising preferably in the Charitable or NFP sector with experience of managing stewardship of major donor relationships and comprehensive written and financial expertise.

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Essential Criteria

Previous experience with Philanthropy, Major Donors, Corporate Fundraising and Major Giving
Charitable/NFP experience
Managed, developed and coached other team members
Developed and implemented a major gifts strategy
Worked with High Value Gifts, High Legacy Pledges, Gifts and Grants
Proven track record in securing major (£100k+) multi year relationships from those able to make major gifts or grants
Experience of fundraising from HNWI individuals using a relationship management approach to move through stages of cultivation
Event management
Budget Management


Compass Corporate services is a division of Compass Associates Ltd and are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation More

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