• Philanthropy Manager
  • Permanent
  • City of London, London
  • £40000 - £45000 per annum USD / Year
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Consultant: Tanya White
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2024-04-30

Are you an experienced fundraiser, looking for that next challenge for an inspirational cause? Charity People are working with – Unitas Youth Zone, Barnet which is part of the OnSide Youth Zones network, to find a new Philanthropy Manager. The role will generate income by supporting a programme of high impact, donor-focused stewardship of existing donors (major donors) and new sustainable major donor relationships.

Role: Philanthropy Manager

Salary: £40,000 – 45,000

Location: Hybrid, with three days working in the office per week

Contract: Permanent, Open to either 1.0 FTE or 0.8 FTE with flexible hours

Benefits: 33 days annual leave including bank holidays; free gym access; access to OnSide’s Talent Academy; bespoke training and mentoring, enhanced maternity and paternity and adoption leave, one wellbeing day a year. A hot lunch is available for £1.

Barnet Youth Zone, named “Unitas” by local young people, was the third Youth Zone in London opened by the national charity, OnSide in Summer 2019. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join a small but growing, impactful fundraising team and play a critical part in shaping opportunities for London’s young people and supporting a grass roots, committed universal youth service.

Unitas, like all OnSide Youth Zones, exists to give young people somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to.

Unitas state-of-the-art building provides young people with access to a range of activities, offering them the opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and gain support from friendly, warm and positive staff and volunteers. The facilities are second to none, delivering sporting, artistic, cultural and general recreational activities each session. The outstanding quality of the facilities is a concrete demonstration of the belief that young people deserve the best..

About the role

This is an exciting job opportunity for an experienced Philanthropy Manager who is passionate about fundraising and securing major donations. You will be working closely with the Head of Fundraising to develop and maintain relationships with existing Patrons and Supporters. Additionally, you will be responsible for leading in the development of a Patrons program which aims to encourage individuals to support the charity at various levels.

Your duties will include developing sustainable relationships with major donors, implementing a high-impact stewardship program, and organising events to cultivate and steward donors. Your goal will be to bring in substantial income for the charity from philanthropic donations annually.

About you

To excel in this role, you should be an accomplished fundraiser with a proven track record of securing substantial funds from major donors. You will also have extensive experience in meeting challenging financial targets for both new business and stewardship and possess the ability to work to multiple deadlines. You should have a structured and methodical approach to work, a clear focus on results, and the ability to think conceptually and creatively. Your passion for supporting young people and helping them achieve their goals and aspirations should be evident, along with your sound knowledge and awareness of issues affecting young people in the Barnet/North London community.

How to apply

Initially please send your CV to Tanya@CharityPeople.co.uk for an informal chat about the role. If your CV is of interest, we’ll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call.

To apply you will need to submit a CV and a short document that answers the following questions (Approx 1200-1500 words):

  1. Why do you want to work for Unitas?
  2. And why does this particular role appeal to you?
  3. How would your skills and experience enable you to be a brilliant Philanthropy Manager? (Please refer to the JD and person specification above).

*Applications close on Friday 26th April at noon but due to the urgency of the role we will be shortlisting as applications come in. Please apply ASAP as the role may close early.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help ensure the application process works for you.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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