Senior Major Gifts Manager

Are you a creative and entrepreneurial major gifts manager looking for an opportunity to join a growing team with the opportunity to work on 6 and 7 figure gifts, alongside fantastic benefits, and professional development opportunities?

About the role

The high value fundraising team at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is ambitious and high achieving. As Senior Major Gifts Manager you will play a key role in driving new high-value individual relationships for the Trust. The primary focus will be on raising income from individuals for their three charities: Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, Evelina London Children’s Charity and Guy’s Cancer Charity. As a member of the High Value Fundraising team, you will be work with fundraising colleagues to shape and develop our new five-year fundraising strategy.

You will predominantly look after relationships with individuals, there will be a small portfolio of charitable Trusts and Foundations within your prospect pool.

About you

You’ll have lots of experience of developing and managing high-value relationships with individuals, as well as senior internal stakeholders. You’ll be energised by new business development, making connections and building long-lasting relationships.

You will have excellent interpersonal and relationship development skills, a proven track-record of developing new, high-value relationships with individuals, and you will understand what is required to build a new portfolio of supporters and donors.

You will be entrepreneurial and creative, with the ability to influence senior internal stakeholders and manage complex fundraising projects. You will have a range of exciting projects to fundraise for and we are looking for someone who can work with the Prospect Research team to identify new high-value audiences to fundraise in.

If you are an experienced major gifts fundraiser, passionate about healthcare and interested in working on cutting edge medical partnerships which could change the face of hospital care, please get in touch.

For more details and a confidential chat about this role please get in touch with Philippa at Charity People.




Application closing date


First stage interviews


How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV to Philippa at Charity People. If your profile fits what we’re looking for, we’ll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help ensure the application process work for you.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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Salary: £46,934 - £51,117 (incl. LWA)

Location: Flexible hybrid working, based on minimum of 40% onsite/month. Fundraising office is based at Strand Campus KCL with hot desking available across the partnership

Closing Date: Rolling