Fundraising Adviser - Start Up Org

London | London

We are seeking an entrepreneurial minded Fundraising Adviserwith drive and fresh ideas to help us change the face of humanitarian relief.

24 month contract - £40000 to 42000 per annum - London based - applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

The Academy

The mission of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy is to empower people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries. The Academy will work with the humanitarian sector and new partners from the technology industry, private sector and universities to help communities become more resilient in the face of disaster and give them the training and skills to respond to crises in their own countries.

The role

The Humanitarian Leadership Academy has sustainability at its core; we’re not a short term solution and sustainable funding is key to this. In this role you will play a key role in the implementation of our funding strategy, identifying opportunities from traditional and, critically, new innovative income streams at the national, regional and local level. You will develop and maintain key partnerships to meet ambitious targets while focusing on our mission to raise funding sustainably over a far reaching, diverse and committed global donor base. You will also:

  • Support the development and implementation of a robust funding strategy in line with existing donor agreements
  • Manage and progress key relationships and maintain oversight of high value, targeted grants
  • Work on concept notes and strong programme proposals to secure income from high net worth individuals, corporates, charitable trusts and statutory funders
  • Undertake scoping activities to identify new, innovative untapped income streams for the Academy.

About you

To be successful you will have experience producing fundraising proposals for donors, charitable trusts and foundations and/or corporates, displaying a skill to present the most complex data in a clear and simple with excellent attention to detail. You will have previous success and expertise in managing complex relationships with donors being an excellent communicator and constantly collaborative in your approach. You will be able to manage financial information and produce high quality communications to engage donors and deliver against income targets.***The Humanitarian Leadership Academy is kindly hosted by Save the Childr***

To apply please visit:

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Save the Children
  • Location: London | London
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations
    • External Relations
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    • Disaster Management
  • Closing Date: 2015-11-05

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