Major Giving Manager

International Alert
London, UK
Full time Staff

Salary: £37,901 per annum, plus excellent benefits
Based: London, UK
Duration: Open ended
Closing date: 26 November 2017

International Alert is one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with over 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace. We are a global organisation, with 17 overseas offices and more than 60% of our staff based overseas.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to work in the Fundraising, Design and Assessment team. You will be responsible for providing leadership on major giving by leading on the implementation of our major giving strategy.

Specifically, you will be responsible for identifying new prospects, asking them for financial support, ensuring proper donor management, designing and coordinating engagement events, and ensuring full compliance with data protection systems and laws.

You will be adaptable, creative and innovative, tailoring your approach to the specific characteristics of each opportunity. You will also be knowledgeable about international development, possess excellent communication skills, pay attention to detail and have a flair for convincing others of the need to provide financial support.

To be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for working with others to develop, frame, communicate and fundraise for projects that deliver both restricted and unrestricted income. In turn, we will offer you the exciting opportunity to be involved with developing and expanding our major giving programming and being part of a team of peers working to strengthen the quality and impact of our peacebuilding.

For the full job requirements, please read the job description.

To apply, please follow this link and click ‘Apply for this job’.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a work permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.

Interviews will take place on 4 December 2017.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

Closing date: 
26th November 2017