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Application Deadline
17 August 2021

Interview Date
24 August 2021

Contract type

35 Hours

£34,500 (Includes London Weighting)

Stratford, London

Prospect Researcher

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

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?

As a Prospect Researcher you will join a dynamic team, contributing over £1m to Mind’s fundraising income, with ambitions to grow.

You will play an important part in building philanthropy at Mind and securing funding for Mind’s 2021-2024 Strategy, providing life-changing mental health support to millions of people. You will work closely with fundraisers and the Special Events Senior Officer in the Major Giving team to build, replenish and monitor a pipeline of prospects.

You will identify and qualify new prospects and provide research to support fundraisers to make informed decisions to engage, cultivate and solicit gifts from prospects and peer to peer networks. You will provide insights into new areas of prospecting to continually replenish the prospect pipeline with high capacity prospects in order to meet current and future income targets.

You will implement a Prospect Research Strategy aligned to Mind’s strategic areas. You will also work collaboratively with other teams and stakeholders at Mind to ensure we are maximising cross-working opportunities. As 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!

If all the above sounds interesting to you, we can't wait to hear from you!

Closing Date: 17th August 2021

This position will initially, in line with current and potentially future guidance, be based from home. Post lockdown 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.

Our Strategy

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

Working for Mind

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