Development Manager, Trusts and Foundations

Development Manager, Trusts and Foundations
Employer: Dulwich Picture Gallery
Salary: £28,000 - £41,000 per annum
Location: London

We are looking for an experienced fundraiser to support the Development team at Dulwich Picture Gallery in raising their annual fundraising target (£1.7M for FY 2019/20) through overseeing a pipeline of Trusts and Foundations prospects and donors. The role includes carrying out high quality prospect research and making informed and targeted asks for projects across learning, exhibition, our Collection and other Gallery activity, and to manage a portfolio of givers at all stages of the solicitation cycle to strengthen donor relationships and encourage repeat gifts.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

• Proven track record in securing five-figure gifts from Trust and Foundations for a portfolio of projects
• Proven ability to monitor and meet set targets
• Experience of developing donor pipelines and taking a strategic approach to relationship/donor management
• Ability to build and develop relationships with supporters, and to keep them informed of relevant Gallery activity and news
• Experience in the arts/charity sector
• A positive and motivated approach to developing funding proposals
• Persuasive communication skills, both written and face to face. Able to write creative convincing applications that can be tailored to different funders.
• Strong research skills
• Up-to-date knowledge of the Trust and Foundation landscape.

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