Major Gifts Officer - Partnerships

World Horse Welfare

Location: Norfolk
Closing Date: Friday, August 6th 2021


Job Type: Business Development / Home Based / Miscellaneous / Office Based / Specialist / Welfare

Job Description

MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER - partnerships

permanent full time, Snetterton

World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the World through education, campaigning and hands-on care.

We are searching for a Major Gifts Officer to focus on partnerships. The Charity has ambitious plans to bounce back from the pandemic and raise significant income from companies, organisations and institutions in order to support our work rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming horses at risk of abuse or neglect. You will be joining a fundraising team that is focused, ambitious, enthusiastic and committed to raising as much net income as possible to enable us to carry out our work.

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, you will lead on proactively identifying, researching and approaching a range of prospective funders to achieve a long-term strategy for growth in income.

We are looking for a driven individual who has excellent relationship building and communications skills and the ability to develop long term strategic partnerships.

The role is based at our head office in Norfolk but working from home for part of the week is a possibility.

  • You will be required to attend events around the UK and at our four centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire.
  • You must have a flexible approach to your work and be willing to work outside of normal office hours.
  • Equine knowledge would be advantageous but is not essential. 

World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values.

To apply please click here please send your CV with a covering letter to Gillian Larter.

Full job description and person specification can be downloaded at:               

Closing date for applications: 31st July 2021               

 Registered Charity Number 206658 & SC038384

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