Salary: Salary competitive, depending on experience.

Location: Ideally based in London, but will consider the possibility of a New York location. Candidates must have the right to work in the jurisdiction where they will be employed.

About us

Forum for the Future is a leading global sustainability non-profit. For over 20 years we’ve been working in partnership with business, governments and civil society to accelerate the shift toward a sustainable future. We specialize in addressing critical global challenges by catalyzing change in key systems.

We are in an exciting growth phase with expansion in new markets in Asia and the United States.

About the role

Do you want to make a major contribution to creating a more sustainable future?

We are looking for a results-oriented Development Manager to drive our fundraising efforts and help us achieve greatest impact in the world. Reporting to the Chief Development and Communications Officer, you will work closely with our programme teams around the world to secure funding for dynamic projects addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges, maintain strong relationships with our existing funders, build a new major gift programme, and lead the development of our fundraising processes and systems.

Who we’re looking for

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Substantial fundraising experience at a senior level in an international organisation.
  • A significant track record of securing six-figure grants from trusts and foundations, and donations from high net worth individual donors, ideally with exposure to funders in a range of markets, including the UK and the US.
  • Demonstrable experience of setting and monitoring income and expenditure budgets and providing detailed financial analysis.
  • Experience in establishing and managing relationship management systems (CRMs) to drive fundraising success.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with proven ability to compose and deliver timely and comprehensive proposals for funding and to report on existing grants.
  • Ability to network at a senior level.
  • Highly organised, able to juggle multiple priorities and work independently.
  • Understanding of sustainability and a demonstrated commitment to the work of Forum for the Future.

To find out more details about this vacancy please read the job description.

To apply for this role, please send your up-to-date CV and a covering letter, indicating salary expectations to [email protected].

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Closing date: 23:59 BST on 30 September 2018

After you have sent your application, please also complete our Equal Opportunities form.