Philanthropy Manager | Orbis

Philanthropy Manager

Closing date: 4th December, 2021

We are looking for a highly motivated, personable individual with excellent relationship-building skills to join our successful Major Donor team in the role of Philanthropy Manager.

Title: Philanthropy Manager
Fundraising & Communications
Reports to:
Head of Philanthropy
London, UK (near Monument)
Hybrid working:
Minimum three days in the office, including Tuesday and Thursday
12-month fixed term contract

Full details of the job description can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.

This post reports to the Head of Philanthropy who has overall responsibility for Major Donor, High Value and Community Fundraising.

You will lead on developing and implementing cultivation and stewardship plans for new and existing High Net Worth supporters and Community and Event fundraisers in order to increase loyalty and income.

The main responsibilities of this role include:

  • Develop, maintain and leverage relationships with a portfolio of Orbis UK high value donors, major donors, prospects and senior volunteers (trustees, ambassadors and networkers) through a combination of written and email communication, telephone calls, attendance at events, face to face meetings and field visits.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with our community fundraisers, many of whom are connected to our high value and Major Donors.
  • Lead on the organisation and delivery of two regional events in 2021.
  • Manage our nine London Marathon Golden Bond places (nine in 2021). This will include working with the Communications team around materials and social media posts to attract runners, overseeing the administration involved with the places, and the logistics on race day.
  • Take responsibility for the ongoing development and management of supporter care correspondence for high value, major donors and community fundraisers ensuring that all donors receive the highest levels of service possible.
  • Support the Head of Philanthropy to deliver a comprehensive stewardship and communications plan to all segments of the major donor portfolio.

Benefits of working for Orbis

Before completion of probation:

  • 22 days holiday plus three days between Christmas and New Year
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • E-learning Courses
  • Social Activities
  • Access to low cost gym within the building
  • Flexi-time

After completion of probation:

  • Matched employer pension contribution up to a maximum of 10% of basic salary
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme

Application and interviews

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021
First Interviews:
Tuesday 7th & Thursday 9th December 2021
Second Interviews:
Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th December 2021
Start Date:
Monday 14th February

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to reply to all applications, so if you haven’t heard from us by 3rd December, your application has not been successful.

Orbis UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any suitably qualified persons. We will ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of age, race, disability, gender, marital status, religion or faith or sexual orientation. Orbis UK acknowledges and recognises the disadvantages and barriers people from underrepresented and socially diverse groups face in the workforce.

Orbis UK is committed to addressing this issue and we strongly encourage those from underrepresented and socially diverse groups (Black and Ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates with disabilities) to apply.

Safeguarding: Orbis UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and criminal records checks.

Application is via curriculum vitae and covering letter (1 page A4), to HR Manager, Orbis UK, 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6AF or by email to [email protected]

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