Philanthropy Manager

UK Based

Starting salary for this position is £46,860 per annum (plus contributory pension)

About the role:

You will be responsible for making MAG’s new global fundraising strategy a reality by securing multi-year, multi-million philanthropic pledges from high-net-worth individuals, trusts and foundations, and corporates to increase the sustainability of strategic programme delivery, and provide core funding to pilot new ideas and to bring about lasting change. You will work with the Head of Philanthropy and other senior management to identify, cultivate, and maximise transformational long-term relationships with Major Donors and Foundations through research, networking, events, proposals, and excellent stewardship, securing philanthropic income against target to further the work of MAG around the world.   You will primarily focus on UK donors and those within our geographic reach, but will be part of our wider drive to increase global income and will be part of a team that incorporates US fundraisers.

About the team:

It is an incredibly exciting time to be joining MAG’s newly formed Global Fundraising team. We have developed a new 5-year strategy that will see us focus on growing our income and activities in order to respond in a volatile world. Our Philanthropy programme aims to more than double income over the next five years across our key audiences in UK and US.

About you:

You should possess essential experience in relationship building and management across a range of philanthropic funding streams, successful fundraising strategy execution, project planning, event planning and management and financial target management. You should excel in creating compelling cases for support both written and verbal and confidently develop content, proposals, and reports of high quality, have excellent internal and external communication skills, be able to develop and execute bespoke supporter journeys, and have proven experience in meeting financial targets. The ability to understand and apply charity laws in the UK is vital, along with line management and leadership skills.

Further Information:

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding hereand background checks here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to Apply


For further information and the application form, please download the candidate information pack:

MAG – Philanthropy Manager – Candidate Information Pack

Please return the application form to humanresources@maginternational.orgby the closing date of 17th June 2024. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.