Prospect Researcher

WR Fundraising Recruitment has an amazing Prospect Researcher vacancy from one of the UK’s most prolific charities.


Based in Central London we’re looking for an experienced fundraising researcher to join a growing team working across Major Donor, Trusts and Corporate partnerships in identifying new fundraising prospects and opportunities. With a keen eye for detail, a passion for research, and a collaborative approach to your work, you will be providing insight, analysis, and guidance that will be key for shaping communications and supporting all income streams


Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Lead on identifying and researching high net worth individuals, trusts and foundations, companies, community partners and high-profile influencers

  • Lead on the development of the Major Giving team’s prospect pipeline, develop and manage processes to ensure a steady flow of prospects

  • Lead on network mapping and share information with teams across fundraising to ensure that relationships are being maximised

  • Ensure the effective managing, gathering and analysing of biographical, financial, corporate and philanthropic information from a wide variety of sources

  • Manage research systems to ensure opportunities are being maximised and support teams including, Major Giving, Corporate, Community, Special Events, the Celebrity Manager, the Leadership team and the Board of Trustees


The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Be experienced in prospect research, able to creatively source information to identify new fundraising opportunities

  • Have a working knowledge of different areas of fundraising, including events, trusts & foundations, corporate, and community

  • Be an excellent communicator, confident and competent sharing information across a range of stakeholders in the organisation

  • Be intuitive and creative, able to research from a desk or through networking while managing a varied portfolio of work

  • Have excellent skills using a CRM/Database, ideally Raiser’s Edge


To register your interest and for more information please send your CV in the first instance.


WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.

Job Location

Central London


£34,000 per annum plus benefits


Full Time



Closing Date


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