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Senior Fundraiser (Major Partnerships), Motivation UK

Motivation is looking for an experienced senior fundraiser to develop strategic partnerships with major donors and corporates, which delivers a pipeline of long term funding to help resource Motivation’s current and future activities.

Working as an integral member of the Fundraising & Communication’s team, the successful candidate will play a lead role in securing significant and sustainable income for our core work, and new product development work, as well as for our Wheelchair Provision, Mobility, Peer Education, Livelihoods and Parent Carer Training programmes in East Africa and South Asia.

You will need to be a great communicator and self-starter, able to identify funding opportunities and adept at building relationships. You should also be creative and have strong project management skills as well as a proven track record in income generation to help us raise more than £1million every year. Based in our Bedminster office, you will work closely with colleagues across the organisation both in the UK and overseas to ensure an integrated approach to generating income across all our work.

In return we can offer a stimulating and challenging environment where your efforts will create a tangible impact on the lives of disabled adults, children and their families. 

How to apply:

Please send a CV with a covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification. Please be clear why you want the job and provide evidence to demonstrate that you are able to do the job. Covering letters should be no longer than two pages. CVs should be emailed to Joanna Hall via email at [email protected].  

Closing date for applications:       5pm Monday 11th June 2018
Interview dates planned for:        week commencing 18th June 2018

Please download the following documents to apply for this position:

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If you have any questions or queries, please get in touch at [email protected] or on 0117 966 0398.

Disabled applicants are encouraged to apply.

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