Job Title: Fundraising Executive
Directorate: Fundraising, Marketing & Engagement
Department: Individual Giving (Philanthropy team)
Responsible to: Senior Private Philanthropy Manager
Location: Regents Park
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
To raise funds from individual donors within the remit of the Private Philanthropy team, delivering a breadth of activity including recruitment and cultivation campaigns in support of ZSL’s mission objectives, and building and increasing a sustainable income stream from individual donors.
You will generate and increase donor income, especially supporting the Senior Private Philanthropy Manager on high value and major donor engagement activity. The postholder will have the opportunity to undertake project activity work, developing strategic plans to underpin the activity of the Private Philanthropy team.
A new role in ZSL’s expanding Philanthropy team, you will work closely with members of the Fundraising and Marketing teams to strengthen the ZSL supporter journey and maximise philanthropic support from individuals. You will work closely with colleagues across ZSL to deliver project activity including cultivation campaigns, prospecting activity to identify new donors, and developing proposals working closely with the Senior Private Philanthropy Manager, our scientists, field conservationists and zoo teams.
Strong creative, interpersonal and communication skills are essential to this role. Enthusiasm and innovation are also essential to delivering new and engaging programmes for ZSL, to support engagement with our donors and prospects. This role requires excellent organisational skills to deliver comprehensive plans, strengthened by vital administration and process management.
Responsibility for Resources
Main Duties and Key Responsibilities
Solicitation, Cultivation and Stewardship
Administration, reporting and evaluation
The post holder has no direct reports but may be required to manage volunteers for fundraising activities.
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Experience and knowledge
Skills and abilities
What do we offer?
You will have access to a blended program of Wellbeing initiatives, including confidential access to our 24/7 Employee Assistance Program as well as regular webinars and activities around mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing. The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving diversity and inclusion. Other benefits include 25 days holiday, life assurance, stakeholder pension (employer contribution is matched up to 12%), complimentary zoo tickets with a 30% discount in shops and online, subsidised canteen, enhanced paternity and maternity leave, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
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