Major Donor and Corporate Relations Fundraiser

Full time position (37.5 hrs per week)

Salary: £25,750 with salary review pending

Location: Minstead Lodge (currently working remotely due to Covid-19)

Closing Date: 7 February 2021

Minstead Trust offers a range of Supported Living, Residential Care, Day Opportunities, Community Programmes and Social Enterprises to adults with learning disabilities in the New Forest and Portsmouth.

Our vision is for a society where people with learning disabilities live as full citizens with fulfilled and meaningful lives.

This is an exciting role for an experienced fundraiser to join our busy and innovative development team, working to build our charity’s community of support.

We expect all staff to share and demonstrate our values:

  • Putting people we support first
  • Being inspirational
  • Achieving excellence
  • Behaving with integrity
  • Valuing difference
  • Working together

Great staff benefits

  • 25 Days Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Discount Scheme, saving money on holidays, shopping to gym membership
  • Free Family Membership to Furzey Gardens

Job Summary:

To generate income and gifts in kind through relationship building, especially focussed on high net worth individuals and companies.

Managing the major donor programme through identifying potential donors and supportive companies, developing clear strategies for engagement, create, managing relationships directly and through other peer contacts, matching potential donors appropriately with charity programmes of interest, creating opportunities for potential donors to get to know the Trust and asking for donations/sponsorship or supporting peer asks.

In addition, the role will require use of our CRM system Salesforce to manage donor relationships.

For further information on role and duties download the job specification.

To apply download the application form and return completed form to

(Note: We only shortlist from application forms in accordance with Safer Recruitment Guidelines)

 Closing date: 7 February 2021

Health and Safety

  • To take reasonable care to promote a healthy working environment and safe working practices in accordance with the Minstead Trust’s Health and Safety Policy
  • As an employee of the Minstead Trust you are required, under Section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.
  • Be familiar with the company’s Health and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) requirements.

Due to the nature of this employment sector, your application is subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS, formerly CRB)


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