Salary: £39,800 to £44,500 (per annum) inclusive of London Weighting allowance plus attractive benefits

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider various flexible working arrangements. 

Please note: ideally, this job will be based in London but we will consider the possibility of this position based in our New York office. Salary is competitive for the 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

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

You will succeed in this role, if you have:

  • substantial fundraising experience 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, 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.
  • are highly organised, able to juggle multiple priorities and work independently.
  • ideally, have an 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 to [email protected]

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

Closing date: 23:59 on 18 November 2018

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

We thank, in advance, all candidates for applying and regret we are unable to write separately to those who are not selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within the three weeks of the closing date, please assume we are not taking your application further.