• Philanthropy Lead
  • Full Time
  • London
  • Up to £60000 per annum USD / Year
  • Salary: circa £60000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Consultant: Katharine Tinker-Switzer
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2024-07-29

Are you looking for a new role as Philanthropy Lead? Are you passionate about securing new philanthropic income? Do you want to raise money to prevent male suicide? Charity People are delighted to be partnering with James’ Place to recruit their new Philanthropy Lead to focus on driving forward the philanthropy program across the UK.

Job Title: James’ Place Philanthropy Lead
Salary: c. £60k per annum depending on experience
Location: Hybrid – requirement to have one of our centres as a base, with regular travel to London and other centres and locations within the UK.
Benefits: – Generous pension scheme, family-friendly policies, costs of supervision, death in service insurance scheme.
Line management: None
Reports to: Head of Fundraising and Communications

About the Charity

James’ Place is dedicated to preventing male suicide. Since 2018, they have opened centres in Liverpool, London, and Newcastle, supporting over 2,300 men and delivering over 7,500 life-saving intervention sessions. This is an exciting time to join as they are now expanding their model to reach more men in suicidal crisis and aim to have five centres open across England by 2026.

About the role

As the Philanthropy Lead, you will play a pivotal role in securing critical philanthropic income to support the expansion of the life-saving centres across the UK. Your work will directly contribute to saving the lives of men in suicidal crisis by building new centres and ensuring sustainability in the fundraising efforts for the long term.

You will manage a portfolio of supporters, appeal board members, and prospects to an exceptional standard, securing repeat support. You will be confident at building new relationships, generating and following leads from across the James’ Place network to raise vital funds. You will embed new appeal board members and support the chair to develop the board to deliver the organisation’s ambitions and income targets.

About you

You will have demonstrable experience of raising six- and seven-figure gifts from philanthropists, companies, and foundations. You will have significant experience of actively building new business pipelines to raise big gifts in a charity or higher education setting. You will be an effective team member and prioritize workload brilliantly. You will engage with James’ Place values of focus, bravery, compassion, hope, respect, and professionalism.

If you are passionate about making a real difference and have the skills and experience required, we would love to hear from you. Contact Katharine@Charitypeople.co.uk with your CV to book in a meeting.

Closing date for applications is Midday on Monday 29 July. 1st round interview will be August 1st.

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