Donor Relationship Fundraiser

Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Carlisle or Kendal, with some home working available once established
£29,834 pa (pro rata if part-time) + pension contribution of 9%

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 10th March 2024  

£29,834 per annum available at 28-35 hours per week (pro-rata if part-time) + pension contribution of 9%. Fixed term for 2 years

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Donor Relationship Officer to join our team. As a Donor Relationship Officer, you will play a crucial role in cultivating and maintaining relationships with donors, ensuring their continued support and engagement.

About the Role and About you

This is an exciting opportunity to join the fundraising team working with the Director of Development and Community and the Donor Relationship Manager to plan, develop and deliver the Trust’s legacy and ‘in memory’ fundraising strategies within the fundraising team. The Trust requires a sustainable legacy pipeline to ensure that legacy income increases and continues to be a significant contributor to realising our conservation goals.

You will help to plan, develop and deliver a major donor programme within the team. This is a new role within the team and an opportunity to grow this area of income for the Trust.

You will build, manage and nurture relationships with supporters and raise funds from larger donors and potential legators to ensure their financial support for nature conservation is acknowledged and their wishes are fulfilled.

Previous experience in a similar fundraising role would be desirable along with experience of delivering a high quality of customer service and deepening donor relationships. Good numeracy skills, ability to write persuasively and excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills would also be essential.

To apply, please click on the link below.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 10 March 2024

Interviews will be held on Monday 18 March 2024 at the Trust’s Headquarters in Kendal

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is devoted to the conservation of the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria.

Registered in England as Cumbria Wildlife Trust Limited, a Company Limited by Guarantee No.00724133 Registered Charity No.218711

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