WR Fundraising Recruitment is delighted to be working with a small, but rapidly expanding research charity. We are recruiting for a Major Donor Manager to work closely with the CEO and Director of Fundraising in developing six figure donations while cultivating lower level HNWI support.


At an exciting time of development, we are looking for a fundraiser with a proven ability to build strong relationships with major donors. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a growing charity.


Duties will include:

  • Identify, secure and manage relationships with new donors, supporters and influencers to generate income for the organisation and to maximise all fundraising opportunities for the benefit of the organisation

  • Work across teams to maximise fundraising and engagement opportunities through events, community and corporate fundraising and to deliver a first class giving experience to every individual giving over £1k

  • To develop, manage and grow a tailored programme for HNWIs giving between £1000 and £5000

  • Create an exciting and fulfilling donor stewardship programme and provide donors and supporters (including volunteer networks) with an excellent experience of supporting the charity

  • Ensure that all prospects and donors have comprehensive and tailored donor solicitation plans in place.


This is a very exciting role within the fundraising department and we are looking for candidates keen to develop their career within major donor fundraising.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Enthusiasm to be part of an inspirational fundraising team, delivering a fresh approach to engagement with key stakeholders

  • In depth experience of major donor fundraising with a proven track record of raising gifts over£50,000.

  • Substantial experience of managing relations with high net worth individuals and supporting them in their fundraising.

  • Experience of working with senior individuals from both inside and outside the organisation to develop existing relationships and establish new ones.

  • Experience of planning and leading successful cultivation events.

  • Knowledge of best practice high value fundraising techniques.


To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV.


Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Fundraising Manager - Major Donor

Job Location

London Bridge, Central London


£35,000 - £40,000 per annum


Full Time



Closing Date


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