Peridot Partners on behalf of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity City, London
Jun 24, 2019Full time
Philanthropy Manager Royal Marsden Cancer Charity Salary: Competitive + benefits Location: Chelsea, with occasional travel to Sutton, Surrey Reports to: Head of Individual & Corporate Philanthropy The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world. From funding state-of-the-art equipment and ground-breaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is delivering an ambitious strategy that aims to significantly grow our income. Along with funding an existing world-class programme of research, treatment and care, we have also launched a £70 million capital appeal to build The Oak Cancer Centre that will provide radical new solutions for the research and treatment of cancer. To help us achieve our goals, we are now looking for a new Philanthropy Manager to join our high performing team. The role will contribute to both our ongoing hospital priority projects and the capital appeal. As Philanthropy Manager you will support the management of the Capital Appeal Board members and the recruitment of new Senior Volunteers and Ambassadors in order to identify and initiate relationships with prospective individual donors to raise multi-million pound gifts. You will have a proven ability and passion for relationship management and donor acquisition, driving the delivery of our acquisition, donor centric strategy for individual and corporate philanthropy. Coming from a background in major gifts or volunteer board fundraising in the charity sector, you will be a skilled relationships specialist, attuned to the sensitivities of high value relationships. You will have experience securing major gifts and will enjoy an externally focussed role, with many face-to-face meetings. You'll also need to be capable of effectively communicating complex funding proposals to a range of donors. We are looking for fundraisers with the very highest quality of donor stewardship skills who are able to flourish in a high-profile environment. Our team is supportive and passionate about our work, and our senior team members have substantial fundraising experience, so there are exciting learning and development opportunities for you. This is a rare opportunity to contribute significantly to a future beyond cancer. We hope you share our passion to achieve this aim. We are running an open recruitment process, with no formal closing date and are keen to arrange an informal coffee at first stage to explore your suitability and answer any questions you may have. Please click 'Apply for the Role' to be directed to the site of Peridot Partners, our recruitment consultants and make contact with them.