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Vacancy Details

Philanthropy Manager

Breast Cancer Now
£38,000 to £42,000 per annum
London, EC3N 1DY
Working Pattern:
Full Time
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/08/2022 at 09:00
Breast Cancer Now

The role

The role of Philanthropy Manager is new in our growing Philanthropy & Special Events team. It is an opportunity for someone with demonstrable experience of raising funds from charitable trusts, and high net worth individuals to deliver results in an ambitious new phase for Breast Cancer Now.

An externally focussed, relationship management role, the postholder will be responsible for cultivating, engaging and stewarding high level relationships with individuals and Trusts and Foundations.

Working closely with the Head of Major Gifts and key internal stakeholders the role will focus on securing and developing high impact, long term relationships with high net worth individuals and trusts & foundations to deliver the sustainable income needed to deliver our ambitious new strategy to 2024.

A key focus of this role will be to support the growth of our Major Gifts fundraising programme, identifying opportunities to raise funds from individuals. The role will also build upon the success of the trust & statutory programme managing an established portfolio of trust relationships whilst developing new approaches with emphasis on prospective funders with the capacity to make significant commitments to Breast Cancer Now.   

 About you

A natural networker, exceptional communicator and someone who thrives on making connections and building relationships.

We are looking for a highly motivated, innovative relationship manager with a well-developed understanding and knowledge of philanthropy.  You will have demonstrable experience of soliciting five figure gifts from high net worth individuals and a track record of meeting challenging income targets as well as experience of being part of higher value asks alongside colleagues and senior volunteers.

The role will support a culture of proactive relationship building and solicitation to grow our pool of major supporters and senior volunteers ensuring prospective funders are engaged with appropriate propositions, including our giving club, Progress Fund.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an ambitious growing team to use their skills, experience and enthusiasm to make a significant difference for people affected by breast cancer.

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.

We’re that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.

We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.

This role is primarily based in our London office. However, in line with our hybrid working practice full-time staff members may choose to work up to three days per week from home. Should you have any queries with regards to this please email Recruitment@breastcancernow.org in the first instance.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date Thursday 11 August 2022 at 9:00am

Interview date  Wednesday 17 August 2022

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed