Major Donor and Corporate Relations Fundraiser

Full time position (37.5 hrs per week)

Salary: From £25,750 pa

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

Closing Date: 12 April 2021

Are you looking for your next step in major donor or corporate fundraising?

Look no further.

An enthusiastic people person is required to join the team.

If you enjoy making connections and can see potential and enjoy shaping the development of income streams this post is for you.

Enjoy a rich stream of case studies from the inspiring achievements of our service users who attend our Minstead Lodge, Furzey Gardens and Portsmouth sites.

Benefit from the strong team spirit and ethos of this growing charity that has big plans and great ideas to grow its connections and supporter base.

About the Service

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, with the aim to assist individuals in achieving greater independence, fulfilled lives and living as full citizens in society.

Role Purpose

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

The role requires you to identify potential sources of income, create, build and manage relationships, match potential donors appropriately with charity programmes of interest, create opportunities for potential donors to get to know the Trust and ask for donations/sponsorship or support peer asks.
In addition, the role will require use of our CRM system Salesforce to manage donor relationships.

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

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: 12 April 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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