Philanthropy and Partnerships Researcher

Closing date for applications:

Wednesday 23rd June, 2021

Job description

LOROS Hospice is a local charity and every year we care for over 2,500 people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We deliver free, high-quality, compassionate care and support to terminally ill patients, their family and carers.

The following vacancy has arisen within the Fundraising Department who play a significant part in raising £6 million each year through voluntary income.

Philanthropy and Partnerships Researcher Salary Range £21,000 to £25,000 per annum, pro- rata 30 hours per week

An excellent opportunity to develop a career in Philanthropic Giving has opened up at LOROS Hospice in Leicestershire. As a successful Philanthropy and Partnerships Researcher you will provide strategically aligned prospect research utilising a range of sources. The successful candidate will identify and research high net worth individuals, charitable trusts and foundations and institutional grant makers with a view to building the LOROS donor pipeline allowing the Philanthropic Giving Team to be more efficient with approaches, account management and cultivation. This is a varied role and will also allow the opportunity to manage a small Trust portfolio, draft funding applications and reports, provide stewardship to existing partners and support the development of the Major Donor Programme.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the Institute of Fundraising codes of practice, data protection legislation, partnerships, account management and a passion for donor and prospect research, recognising the importance it plays in fundraising. This is a great opportunity to make your mark in a successful team where you can develop existing skills and learn new ones.

Everyday LOROS helps patients, families and carers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are facing a life-limiting illness. If you would like to make a real difference to patients and their families please get in touch.

Interested? For an application pack please visit the LOROS website at loros.co.uk. Please send completed applications to Sam Pentney, Human Resources Administrator – sampentney@loros.co.uk we do not except CV’s on their own. For more information or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact Laura Betts, Head of Fundraising at laurabetts@loros.co.uk

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LOROS wants to ensure that the profile of its employees reflects the diverse communities of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from the diverse communities, we serve.

Closing Date: 23 June 2021 Interview Date: 2 July 2021

Interview / assessment dates

2 July 2021

How to apply

Interested? For an application pack please see below Please send completed applications to Sam Pentney, Human Resources Administrator – sampentney@loros.co.uk we do not except CV’s on their own. For more information or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact Laura Betts, Head of Fundraising at laurabetts@loros.co.uk

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