Major Relationships Account Manager - High Volume

The Brooke

Location: London
Closing Date: Thursday, May 19th 2016


Job Type: Customer Service / Management / Specialist

Job Description

Salary: £34,021 per annum

Location: Central London (with occasional overseas travel)

Benefits: 25 days holiday, contributory pension, life assurance and more

Contract type: Permanent

Job reference: FC1617 

The Role

The Major Relationships Account Manager – High Value role is an existing position within the Major Relationships team. The position includes personal responsibility for stewardship of a portfolio of major donors and charitable trusts alongside a new business income target. The emphasis of this role is on written communication through funding appeals and creating relationship building opportunities at events and through one-to-one meetings. 

The Major Relationships team is a successful and growing part of the Fundraising and Communications Directorate and the Major Relationships Account Manager is a key player within the team. The successful candidate will also be involved in coordinating events at equestrian shows across the UK, as well as events staged by the Brooke, so a knowledge or empathy of horse riding or the equestrian world would be an advantage.  


We are looking for someone with a successful track record of working with individual donors in the context of personal philanthropy or within a trust fundraising role. The successful candidate will have a confident and persuasive nature and ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

The role requires exemplary communication and relationship management skills with the ability to utilise a variety of sources, including the Brooke’s networks, to deliver a strong new business pipeline. The post holder must also have excellent written communication skills as they will write funding proposals, grant applications and reports. The role involves an outward facing approach so being able to telephone supporters and prospects, travel across the UK to meet and follow-up with first class stewardship is essential. 

You will have demonstrable experience of working in a charity fundraising team generating income from companies, trusts or major individual donors.

Closing Date: 3 May 2016

To Apply

For further information including the job description and person specification, please visit

Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.

The Brooke

This Spring, the Brooke will launch its ambitious new five-year global strategy following a sustained period of outstanding growth in improving the health and wellbeing of working horses, donkeys and mules across the world. We have achieved this by engaging effectively with communities for better welfare, treatment and veterinary services and through the successful lobbying of key global players to change policy and practice for the mutual benefit of both the animals and their owners – the millions of people whose livelihoods depend on them. 

The Brooke currently reach over 1800,000 working animals and are on track to achieve our goal of reaching 2 million working animals and benefitting 12 million people by the end of 2016. 

We actively recruit talented individuals who can bring their professional expertise to a growing organisation which prides itself on being a leading animal welfare INGO operating across a growing number of countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia. 

 The Brooke is an equal opportunities employer

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