Philanthropy Executive

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.

Philanthropy Executive (Mid-Level)

Salary: £27,000 + £3200 London weighting per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: London Victoria

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

We currently have a fantastic role within our Philanthropy team where you will use your sales/fundraising and relationship skills todevelop and sustain relationships with our most committed supporters with the goal of fostering a greater partnership between World Vision UK and each donor. The role is predominantly phone focused with 1 day a week for meeting donors face to face around London. These are already warm donor’s who have a strong affinity and are passionate about the cause.

Key responsibilities will include:

Meeting or exceeding annual fund-raising goals through the cultivation of mid-level donor relationships

Planning and implementing account management and moves management strategies to ensure assigned donors are cultivated towards their full giving potential

Developing long-term relationships through personal interaction with donors, whilst shaping donor interest in WV mission as well as connecting donor interests with WV areas of work.

Leveraging current donors’ networks to locate new giving prospects capable of becoming major donors to WV

Ensuring donors are properly thanked and recognised for their gifts and that they are on a unique supporter journey

If you’re a great communicator, with a track record of meeting and exceeding targets and a passion for making a difference then we want to hear from you.

Degree qualified and/or possessing professional qualifications in marketing and fundraising, or a strong record meeting and achieving targets. Ideally you have a strong account management/sales/fundraising background or a strong desire to make a difference and the transferable skills. Target driven with the ability to exceed financial targets, you will also possess excellent listening skills with a high level of emotional intelligence, have a true passion for making a difference in terms of donor relations and also have impressive time-management and administration skills, including CRM data-basing.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and flexi working patterns.

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Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 28th July 2019

Interview Dates: 30th and 31st July 2019

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.