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Fundraising Prospect Research Manager - JO3121

  • Location: Surrey, 3 days working from home - 2 days a week office; we will also consider applicants who are homebased
  • Salary: Up to £40,000 (dependent on experience)
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Fundraising, Animal Welfare, International
  • Contact: Katherine Anderson-Scott
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01962 813300
  • Duration: Full-time (37 hours per week). Flexible working (4 days a week will also be considered)
  • Expiry Date: 28 August 2022
  • Job Ref: JO3121

We are working in partnership with the leading international charity campaigning for farm animal welfare. Their mission is to end factory farming – the biggest form of animal cruelty on the planet, and the issue at the centre of many of the world’s biggest challenging debates, including climate change and sustainable food production.

They are now seeking a Fundraising Prospect Research Manager to support their Global Major Gifts team and contribute to delivering their mission to end factory farming. The postholder will be responsible for developing and implementing a new prospect research function in the Global Major Gifts team, focussing on the UK, US, and European markets (where their fundraising is most active). Providing strategically aligned prospect research, helping to identify and prioritise potential new supporters to help the Major Gifts team develop strategic partnerships based on donor interests, capacity and motivations is expected.

This new post presents an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to build on the organisation’s policies and processes and create and implement new systems and templates to maximise fundraising through research.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

Prospect research experience within a fundraising team (or equivalent research experience in another sector).

  • Identifying, collecting and analysing research data, utilising a wide variety of resources to produce high quality intelligence for fundraisers

  • Conducting due diligence and applying to a gift acceptance policy

  • Creating new prospect research systems and processes and adapting existing processes to meet the needs of a team

  • Presenting research findings in a user-friendly format that meets the needs of colleagues

  • Using a fundraising database to analyse and record supporter/prospect data

  • Understanding of data protection legislation and how this relates to prospect research and fundraising.

We are looking for an individual with strong research and analytical skills and excellent relationship management skills, and the focus, determination, attention to detail and knowledge of philanthropy research and trends to play a key role within Global Major Gifts.

For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Senior Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300. Your application should be submitted through the Charisma website and include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Closing date for applications: 28th August 2022

However, applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.