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Application Deadline
11 October 2021

Interview Date
15 October 2021

Contract type

35 Hours

£27,755 - £32,296 (Including London Weighting)

Stratford, London

Major Giving Officer

About the role

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

35 Hours – Permanent

We have big goals over the next few years.

We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.

Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

Will you join us?

The Major Giving Officer will join a dynamic team which contributes over £1m to Mind’s fundraising income, with ambitions to grow. Mental health is an increasingly important and relevant charitable cause for philanthropists. You will play a vital role in enabling philanthropists to provide life-changing mental health support to millions of people.

You will be responsible for managing a mixed portfolio of donors and prospects. Alongside the Major Giving team, you will work in close collaboration to create compelling proposals, special events and communications. You will oversee the thanking and banking ensuring all major gift donations are thanked quickly and recorded accurately on financial systems.

You will also work with other teams and stakeholders at Mind to ensure we are maximising cross-working opportunities, drawing on the huge interest in mental health to provide first class stewardship to current supporters as well as be proactive in developing new relationships with prospects.

As a Mind employee you will entitled to a number of employment benefits, including employee assistance programme, bike to work and eye care schemes, flexi-time and much more!

Closing Date: 11th October 2021

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

This position will initially, in line with current and potentially future guidance, be based from home. Post lock-down this role will retain some flexibility but post holders will be expected to be in the office a minimum of two days thereafter (or more, depending on the arrangements of your team)

Equality & Diversity

We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please visit click on the button below.

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More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please check on the Job Description button below. To apply, please click on the Apply Now button on the top left of the screen.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please contact our HR team [email protected] who will be happy to support you.

Job Description

A little more about Mind

Our goals:

  • Supporting people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well
  • Empowering people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover
  • Ensuring people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem
  • Opening the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society
  • Gaining equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination

Our values underpin everything we do. They are:

  • Open: We reach out to anyone who needs us.
  • Together: We're stronger in partnership.
  • Responsive: We listen, we act.
  • Independent: We speak out fearlessly.
  • Unstoppable: We never give up.

To get to know us a little better and more information on working at Mind, including our benefits,  please click the button below

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