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Prospect Research Manager

Prospect Research Manager

London

Why do we need you?

To review, manage and implement an efficient and effective prospect research plan, focussing on major donors, corporates and trusts, to support growth in income and achievement of targets.

To manage an effective prospecting process, involving colleagues across the Philanthropy & Partnerships department.

To manage a team (circa 1) to maximise support for this activity.

What will you get to do on a daily basis?

  1. Work with Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships to recruit, develop and manage a highly effective prospecting team to achieve stretch goals, managing team performance on an ongoing basis, rewarding success and acting on under performance.
  2. With the Head of Philanthropy & Partnership, work to deliver the high value giving aspect of the engagement strategy with accountability for operationalising the prospecting strand.
  3. With colleagues, develop and implement high value processes (identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship) to ensure that partnership opportunities are maximised.
  4. To design and implement the team prospecting process e.g. prospecting meetings
  5. To ensure the delivery of high-quality prospect research which meets fundraisers' needs
  6. To manage prospect pipeline activity and prepare effective and insightful research profiles on both warm and cold high net worth individuals, corporates and trusts in order to develop the prospect pool
  7. To ensure that networks of Trustees, Board members and other senior contacts are maximised
  8. To work closely with the Senior Manager Partnerships to prospect, identify and maximise the links and networks between HNWIs and potential partner organisations

The role in context:

Work context:

  1. The post operates within a busy department in a fast -moving Charity where effective matrix management and teamwork across divisions is pivotal. Primarily office based in London but given the nature of this role, the job holder may be required to travel to visit other Blind Veteran's UK and third party sites, requiring national travel and overnight stays.
  2. Setting and working to challenging targets with conflicting demands requiring prioritisation.
  3. The post holder may be handling and working with highly sensitive information relating to a donor or prospects

What will you need to know to perform in this role?

  1. Have knowledge of high value / philanthropic giving theory and practice
  2. ability to interpret the data of donors who have a high propensity to make major gifts
  3. Able to interpret CSR policies
  4. Understanding of engaging senior staff and volunteers and how best to access their networks.

What experience will help you get the most out of the role?

  1. Proven experience of effective prospecting and research pipeline management
  2. Experience of using data management techniques to support partnership fundraising activity
  3. Experience of managing staff to deliver high quality results to deadlines
  4. Effective communication with internal and external stakeholders

Who are you?

  1. Well developed level of emotional intelligence
  2. Hard working, tenacious, determined
  3. Excellent attention to detail
  4. Collaborative
  5. Resourceful
  6. Committed and passionate

If this sounds like you please apply today!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Supporter Cultivation and Special Events Manager

  • Up to £39021 per annum

Supporter Cultivation and Special Events Manager

This is a fascinating opportunity to support veterans facing health issues by being a key player in the Philanthropy and Partnerships division.

What will I be responsible for?

To implement excellent cultivation activity to move prospects, in line with moves management process.

To implement excellent stewardship activity to retain donors and maximise value.

To achieve/surpass fundraising and marketing targets.

Main accountabilities of the post:


1. With the Senior Manager, work to deliver the high value giving aspect of the engagement strategy with accountability for operationalising the prospecting strand.

2. To support the Senior Manager Philanthropy & Special Projects to develop and implement cultivation and stewardship plans for prospects and donors.

3. With colleagues, develop and implement high value processes (identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship) to ensure that partnership opportunities are maximised.

4. To develop a suite of cultivation and stewardship activity to meet prospect and donor need, including written engagement, peer to peer activity and event activity.

5. To work with Senior Manager to engage senior staff and volunteers in cultivation and stewardship activity.

6. To lead on co-ordinating major donor cultivation events, working with the team to deliver inspiring events for donors and prospects.

7. To ensure that all prospects and donors have comprehensive and tailored donor solicitation plans in place and to maintain excellent records for all supporters in compliance with data protection legislation through proper use of the Raisers Edge fundraising database.

8. To provide HNWI prospects and donors and supporters (including volunteer networks) with an excellent experience of supporting Blind Veterans UK with a view to securing their long- term support for the organisation through first class stewardship.

9. To manage a budget to achieve the required ROI, year on year, taking remedial action as required.

10. To ensure GDPR compliance across all activity.

11. To monitor and evaluate all activity, seeking constant improvement.

What are you great at?

Happy to cope with day to day activity and it is essential that you have the proven ability to work under pressure, often with conflicting priorities, to drive tasks to successful conclusions.

Confident in the ability to work unsupervised and take initiative.

You will have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills and will be confident influencing decision making by others, this will include colleagues across the organisation, partners, supporters and potential supporters.

You will help to establish an engagement function that others across the organisation want to work with and receive professional assistance from.

What knowledge is essential?

A good understanding of the Major Donor fundraising market and trends

High value/philanthropic giving theory

Advanced understanding of the motivations and requirements of high value donors.

Working knowledge of GDPR regulations.

Raisers Edge or similar CRM

What skills are essential?

HNWI fundraising and relationship building

Able to motivate and influence others

Engage colleagues on a daily basis.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

What experience is essential?

Track record of cultivation or stewardship

Event organisation and management

Developing communications

Working with senior and influential people

Experience pf producing written reports and delivering qualitative and quantitative styles.

What personal skills will help me make the most of this role?

Enthusiastic and proactive

Confident and positive

Tactful and diplomatic

Team plater

Committed to the purpose of the organisation

Prepared to travel

If you would like to play a crucial part in defining the support and care that we can offer our veterans and their families, please contact me today.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Press Officer

  • £30600 - £32500 per annum

Press Officer

We are delighted to be working with a leading medical Royal College to support them in recruiting for a Press Officer to provide wide-ranging, proactive press and editorial support to the Communications function. The successful candidate will identify progress and respond to press opportunities and deliver professionally written and timely editorial content targeting their membership and other stakeholders to promote the College and its work.

This role will be starting ASAP so the ideal candidate will have no or a very short notice period.

What would my key responsibilities be?

Media

  • Commission internally and draft proactive media releases and statements, opinion and comment pieces and letters to editors, while ensuring balance across the College's activities
  • Day-to-day media liaison with key publications and journalists
  • Logging media enquiries, responding or forwarding a response as appropriate
  • Media monitoring and horizon scanning
  • Maintaining the media contacts database
  • Disseminate news coverage internally to multiple stakeholders
  • Media evaluation on a regular basis
  • Facilitates any other aspects of the College's media work as requested by the Head of Communications
  • Provide out-of-hours contact and support for media as part of a rota

General Communications

  • Create consistently clear, accurate and compelling content for external and internal audiences
  • Deliver and evaluate content across a range of College communications channels including websites, microsites, intranet and social media channels
  • Collaborate with the Communications Officer to source and edit copy for College e-newsletters
  • Creates opportunities to promote College events, projects, and communications-related deliverables
  • Work with the Head of Communications and teams across the College to provide project-specific communications support requiring management of multiple tasks and working to deadlines
  • Work with College teams to encourage adherence to corporate branding guidelines

What experience do I need to be successful in this role?

  • Experience of writing media releases, opinion pieces and general articles on health subjects, with the ability to translate scientific information for a lay audience
  • Proven experience of working in a press office/newsroom or on media work within the context of a wider communications team
  • Excellent knowledge of UK national and regional media (print, broadcast and online)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of, and interest in, health communications and an awareness of issues that may affect the College
  • Experience of forming and implementing media plans and campaigns
  • Strong experience of engaging and interacting with people at all levels
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • A confident and competent writer with excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong IT skills - must be fully proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Twitter, Facebook and HootSuite

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for this position, please apply today!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Membership Coordinator

  • £25000 - £28000 per annum

Membership Coordinator

This is a fantastic opportunity to support a great membership organisation based in central London. You will be a key member and play an important role providing administrative support to the team.

Responsibilities

  • Fully understanding all the functionality of the system within the organisation on how to maximise its potential
  • Accurate inputting of data onto the system. Including meeting notes, changes in job title, changes in membership, invoice and payment status
  • Accurate on-going management of the data held within the database
  • Extracting reports from the database as requested by the team

  • Proactively identify and provide suggestions to improvements to the system to create a more effective and efficient system
  • Coordinate and attend member relationship and commercial meetings to capture new insights to update the database and support where appropriate with facilitating actions from these meetings
  • Coordinate communications with members such as usage reports, event attendance reports
  • Provide reliable and efficient administrative support for the member relationship and commercial team in scheduling meetings, booking travel, collating sales materials, reminding members of events
  • Answering the phone and effectively handling queries/questions and rerouting calls to colleagues with a high level of professionalism and customer care
  • Provide logistical and administrative support in the preparations for each event
  • In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the job holder may be required to perform other duties as assigned by the Member Relationship Manager

Key skills required:

  • Planning and organisation with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Responsive, proactive can do attitude and solutions focused
  • Ability to learn quickly and take responsibility
  • Strong, confident communication and collaboration
  • Ability to multi-task, work quickly, against deadlines and under pressure
  • Focus on customer service
  • Ability to work in a team and independently to a high standard without constant supervision
  • IT aptitude
  • Previous experience of working in an office environment

If you would like to play a crucial part in this fantastic organisation, please contact me today.

  • Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.
  • Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.
  • PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
  • Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.
  • Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.
  • PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Community Marcomms Manager

Community Marcomms Manager,

London

Highly rewarding opportunity to work on behalf of UK veterans alongside a Senior Manager Community Marketing to develop and implement integrated marketing and communication plans that engage members, volunteers and supporters at a local level.

To work closely with operational, fundraising and volunteering colleagues, at a local level, to increase awareness, understanding and consideration among target audiences in communities across the country.

To manage a team (of circa 5 people) to achieve/surpass marketing and engagement goals, at a community level.

What will I be responsible for?

  1. Work with Senior Manager Community Marketing to recruit, develop and manage a highly effective team to achieve stretch goals, managing team performance on an ongoing basis, rewarding success and acting on under performance.
  2. Recruit, develop and manage a team of marcomms officers to achieve stretch goals.
  3. With the Senior Manager Community Marketing, work to deliver the Engagement strategy with accountability for effectively operationalising community marcomms strand.
  4. As part of the organisation's integrated marketing and communications approach, plan and deliver targeted engagement/acquisition activity community by community. Fully engage operations, fundraising and volunteering colleagues in this process.
  5. Work with Senior Manager Digital Transformation to ensure that use of the channel is maximised via community marcomms activity.
  6. Develop and manage a budget to achieve the required ROI, year on year.
  7. Support development of the brand, ensuring that all community marcomms activity supports brand coherence.
  8. Use audience insight and market research to inform all marketing planning and decision making and be a champion for audience focus.
  9. Monitor and evaluate all marcomms activity, seeking constant improvement.
  10. Achieve/surpass marketing targets (including improved brand metrics).

What else will I encounter?

  • Attend in-house and relevant external training courses, as agreed with line manager.
  • Practise and comply with all UK current policies and procedures.
  • Ensure GDPR compliance across all activity.
  • Undertake any reasonable tasks from time to time at the line manager's request, as may be deemed appropriate within the scope of the post.
  • Engage actively with our volunteers as appropriate and within the scope of the post.
  • Promote and embed Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all work and ensure community engagement information is communicated in plain English and meets accessibility requirements.
  • Undertake any reasonable tasks from time to time at the line manager's request, as may be deemed appropriate within the scope of the post.

Putting it all in context...

  1. The post operates within a busy department in a fast- moving charity where effective matrix management and teamwork across divisions is pivotal. May be office or home based but given the nature of this role, the job holder may be required to travel within the UK on a regular basis.
  2. Will manage a remote and possibly home- based team.
  3. Support the development of a brand that has a niche audience. Working with agencies.
  4. Ensuring that we are maximising use of the digital channel.
  5. Setting and working to challenging targets with conflicting demands requiring prioritisation.

Managing a diverse team of marketing and communications professionals through a period of change you will have an excellent leadership style and a confident and natural ability to communicate. if this sounds like you and you are keen to hear more, please apply today and the Hunter Merrifield team will be with you asap!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Member Events Officer

  • £25000 - £28000 per annum

Member Events Officer

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2018

Salary- £25,000-£28,000 pro-rata (dependent on experience)

Hours: 35 per week full time - 9.30 AM - 5.30 PM with one-hour lunch break

Reporting to: Conferences and Events Manager

Main duties of the post:

The main responsibility of this role is to support the delivery of a prestigious annual conference in September. You will also support the organisation and delivery of shorter events and meetings taking place at the Society's headquarters in London, including keynote lectures and those events organised by our special interest sections. You'll need to be experienced in event organisation, able to prioritise tasks and think on your feet. In short, doing everything needed to produce high quality and successful events. The role will require work away from London for the annual conference and will require event attendance in the evenings in London.

Conference delivery and management

  • Working with the Conferences and Events Manager to help promote and market the annual conference
  • Be responsible for the organisation of the attendee registration process, including communicating with attendees, ensuring the online registration pages are updated and that financial processes are followed.
  • Be responsible for organising and managing the evening social events at conference
  • Support the Conferences and Events Manager with other tasks relating to the conference organisation (including speaker coordination, exhibitor registration, venue liaison).
  • Be responsible for the administration of the grant application process
  • During the conference week, run the Registration Desk, managing a team of volunteers
  • During the conference week, support the Conferences and Events Manager with the logistical delivery of the conference
  • Contribute to the conference evaluation process

Other events delivery management:

  • Maintain and update the events software system
  • Manage the online registration process, including attendee communication and financial processing
  • Update event websites and assist with promoting events
  • Produce any material required for attendees
  • Liaise with event organisers in advance of the event and assist with on-site event delivery as required in conjunction with the venue team
  • Attend and cover evening events when required to ensure smooth running

Job specific competencies

  • Event administration experience
  • Excellent project management and organisation skills
  • Experience of working with a database
  • The ability to interact with a wide range of people
  • Flexible and adaptable, self-motivated, with good attention to detail
  • The ability to stay calm and work well under pressure
  • Positive and enthusiastic with a commitment to delivering high quality service
  • Ability to undertake travel within the UK
  • Willing to work outside core hours on an occasional basis

Pension: Defined contribution scheme which can be joined after three months in post. Your contributions of up to 8% of salary will be double matched by the Society (making a maximum contribution by the Society of 16%)

Holidays: 25 days per annum, plus bank holidays and an additional close down between Christmas and the New Year period.

Other benefits: season ticket loan.

To apply please carefully read the detailed job profile and job specific competencies and then submit your CV

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 28 March.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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