Patrons and Major Gifts Manager
The Philanthropy team at the Royal Albert Hall is seeking a Patrons and Major Gifts Manager with a proven track record in donor management and high value gift fundraising.
The Philanthropy team is responsible for raising significant funds in support of our Grade I Listed building, major capital campaigns and our world class Education & Outreach programme.
The Patrons and Major Gifts Manager is a key fundraiser in the team with responsibility for overseeing the Friends & Patrons Schemes; relationship management and donor upgrades within the Patrons Scheme; and supporting the Head of Philanthropy on raising significant income from the Hall’s major donors.
They will line manage the Friends Coordinator and occupy a pivotal position within the wider Philanthropy team with interaction across events, prospect research, public campaigns and online giving. They will also work closely with other Hall teams including Marketing and Communications, Programming, Education & Outreach and Front of House.
The Patrons and Major Gifts Manager will attend quarterly Philanthropy Board meetings and develop their own major donor relationships, from introduction to donation and beyond.
Royal Albert Hall America Inc. (RAH America) is a new venture for the Philanthropy team and for the Hall which is expected to launch this year. The Patrons and Major Gifts Manager will work with the Head of Philanthropy on the set up and implementation of RAH America, including plans for developing a US Patrons Scheme.
The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and capability in major donor fundraising with the ability to work under their own initiative and as part of a close-knit and successful team. They must be able to work to tight deadlines, be flexible and able to adapt to situations and changing priorities.
Please note that due to operational and rostering limitations, the Hall is not able to accommodate any new arrangements for holding more than one position. Therefore if you currently work at the Hall and are successful in being recruited for this role, you would be unable to continue working in your existing role.
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