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Donor Development Officer

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience)

Closing date: Friday 12th January 2018

Location: Cambourne, Cambridgeshire but working across the three counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

The Donor Development Officer will secure funding for the Wildlife Trust from individual supporters and grant making trusts, and manage the Trusts’ mid-level donor programme. Based in a small fundraising team, this exciting role will suit a real people person, comfortable with donors and great at conveying the importance of our work with passion and credibility.

To secure income for the Trust by submitting timely, accurate and inspiring funding requests to grant funders and developing and delivering direct marketing campaigns to secure income from the Trusts’ supporters. The role is also responsible for the management and development of the Wildlife Guardian programme, the Trusts’ mid-level donor programme.

Key responsibilities:

• Coordinate a programme of bids to Grant-making Trusts and other grant schemes, including researching funders, writing funding proposals, organising stewardship activities and events and maintaining the Trust’s database of potential funders

• Responsibility for managing the Wildlife Guardian scheme, to include managing a programme of stewardship activities, including delivering inspiring events. The role is also tasked with growing the scheme, through developing innovative and creative recruitment initiatives.

• To lead on the management of the appeals programme, which seeks to grow individual giving income from members and supporters via postal and digital communications. This will include planning appeal messaging, writing copy and briefing designers on creative and carrying out robust analysis and evaluation

Please note:

Closing Date - 12:00 Midday, Friday, 12th January 2018  
Interview Date - Monday, 22nd January 2018



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Contact details:

Enquiries about the role: Tom Beesley, Individual Giving Manager

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