Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts), Alzheimer’s Society

Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts), Alzheimer’s Society

Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts)

Alzheimer’s Society    

Salary: £48,732 per annum

Responsible to: Head of Philanthropy

Responsible for: Philanthropy Manager

Hours: 35 per week

Office location: 43-44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3N 2AE (Tower Hill)

Contract type: Permanent

Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia – wherever they are, whatever they’re going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.

We are the UK’s leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.

About the role

The Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts) is a crucial role within our team. Line managing a Philanthropy Manager (Trusts), the role focuses on managing and growing our income from trusts and foundations. You will engage and steward a range of warm as well as cold prospects, utilising senior volunteers and other stakeholders where appropriate to grow our trusts income. This role will make 6 and 7 figure asks and build complex, bespoke proposals for strategic grants. We have a bold and ambitious strategy to defeat dementia, and the Senior Philanthropy Manager (Trusts) will play an important part in that strategy.

About you

You will have demonstrable success in securing large gifts from trusts and foundations. This should include soliciting financial support at a six-figure gift level. You will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a track record of communicating complex information to a variety of audiences. You’ll also bring experience supporting the creation and implementation of a trust and foundation fundraising strategy.

This is an exciting time to join Alzheimer’s Society as we have launched our new and most ambitious five-year organisational strategy and we need exceptional people to help achieve our fundraising goals.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people’s lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for agile working, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programs to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer’s Society.

For further information and to request a job description, please contact Simon Callaghan, Director – Fundraising Appointments on 07702 678658 or

Closing date: Open recruitment process, with no formal closing date.

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