Development Manager - Major Gifts

Development Manager - Major Gifts
Employer: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Salary: £38,000- £45,000
Location: London

Kew is one of the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.

We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.

We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to be responsible for building relationships with a strong portfolio of major donors to enable Kew to deliver its ambitious strategic objectives.

You will have a strong understanding of effective major-gift fundraising techniques, the motivations for high net-worth individuals, excellent analytical skills and judgement combined with a highly professional and diplomatic approach.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will be a strong communicator with the ability to prioritise tasks and work calmly under pressure to meet multiple deadlines.

The salary range is between £38,000 and £45,000, depending on skills and experience.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

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