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Philanthropy Manager Royal Free Charity

The Royal Free Charity is seeking an ambitious and talented Philanthropy Manager to join our growing Philanthropic Partnerships team. Responsible for delivering sector-leading fundraising, this role will sit at the heart of a successful team, driving relationships and income from some of the UK’s leading philanthropists.

  • Location: Hybrid/ London
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum (subject to skills and experience)
  • Closing date: Open process - rolling applications

The team

Our ambitious fundraising department generated over £6m in 21/22, of which £3.5m was raised by our Philanthropic Partnerships team. We are a supporter-focused and agile function, working at the heart of the charity to deliver impact for patients and staff across our hospitals. Our focus is on generating long-term, meaningful relationships with supporters to deliver impact in partnership.

Our culture is important to us, and we pride ourselves on being a supportive, curious and high-achieving fundraising team.

Significantly, we have begun to prepare for a major capital appeal. Breaking new ground for NHS charity fundraising, this campaign will aim to raise a transformational sum. By joining us at the start, you have the opportunity to make your mark on what will be a prominent and exciting multi-year campaign.

The role

This is a pivotal role in the team, driving income from individual major donors, with scope to develop corporate relationships in the longer-term.

It is an externally-focused role, and will suit someone who enjoys personally engaging with donors and proactively soliciting major gifts. Your time will be split approximately 80% account managing your own portfolio, and 20% on your own development and contributing to cross-department projects.

To support your success, we have an In-house Database team, Prospect Researcher, and an Event Manager, meaning you can focus on your donors. We have a well-connected and engaged Trustee Board, and an experienced Fundraising Chair. We also have the internal building blocks in place; a core case for support, a programme of engagement events, an modern database, and a growing pool of committed donors.

This is a new role, so will suit someone who enjoys making a job their own, and helping to shape team culture, processes and practice. There is plenty of scope to grow in the role, particularly as we line up for our capital campaign starting in 2023/24.

For more information about the Royal Free Charity, please visit our website.


For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Tara Patel | tara@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07398 901458

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