Major Donor, Corporate and Trusts Fundraising Executive

Closing date: 
21 Apr 2017
Concern Worldwide (UK) are looking for a Major Donor Fundraising Executive

Based in Belfast, the MDCT Fundraising Executive will work closely with the Senior Executive and will take lead responsibility on agreed projects. They will work closely with colleagues and teams across the organisation to ensure that we work as efficiently and effectively as possible to maximize opportunities and income from this key supporter group.

This is an exciting time to join Concern Worldwide (UK) as we seek to engage more with key individuals and corporates in order to increase support for our work in tackling hunger and transforming lives in some of the poorest communities in the world.

Major Donor, Corporate and Trust (MDCT) fundraising is an essential part of Concern Worldwide’s voluntary income. The MDCT team is responsible for supporting and developing all aspects of fundraising from key supporters, businesses and trusts and foundations across Northern Ireland. 

Major Donor activities include researching and securing individual project partnerships, establishing and developing giving circles, and devising and implementing personalised mailing appeals and communication plans. Our corporate fundraising includes Charity of the Year partnerships, cause related marketing campaigns, staff engagement activities, Concern Christmas Gifts campaign, and direct mail appeals. The Belfast based MDCT fundraising team is also responsible for managing and promoting payroll giving across the UK through our external professional service providers. Northern Ireland Trust and Foundation fundraising includes local trusts along with local institutional and staff charity funds, and involves working closely with colleagues in the overseas department to identify, develop and submit appropriate proposals to maximise project income.

How to apply

Please note we will not accept CV applications, only applications using the attached application pack will be considered

It is essential that applicants fully describe in the application form how they meet the experience and qualities sought. It is not appropriate simply to list the various posts that have been held. Assumptions will not be made from the title of posting(s) as to the skills and experience that may or may not have been gained.

Applications must be printed out, signed and posted to Concern Worldwide at the address in the application pack OR emailed.

Please note that although the closing date is 21st April 2017, we would like to fill this role as soon as possible, in order to facilitate this, we will invite suitable candidates for interview as and when we receive the applications and consequently may end the recruitment process earlier than the closing date.

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Zoe Smyth