Philanthropy and Partnerships OfficerLondon, N1The CharityThe Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is a unique and dynamic membership organisation which comprises 15 of the UK’s leading humanitarian charities: ActionAid UK, Age International, British Red Cross, CAFOD, CARE International UK, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide (UK), Islamic Relief Worldwide, Oxfam GB, Plan International UK, Save the Children UK, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Tearfund and World Vision UK. When a large scale disaster hits countries without the capacity to respond, the DEC brings together our 15 member charities to raise funds quickly and efficiently. In these times of crisis, people in life-and-death situations need our help and our mission is to save, protect and rebuild lives through effective humanitarian response.Pooling our resources to work as one, we are pivotal in co-ordinating the UK public's response to overseas disasters. In collaboration with our Rapid Response Network of national media and corporate partners, we raise the alarm to the UK public and set up easy ways to donate, with the majority of our funds raised over an intensive two-week period following a disaster.Since our launch in 1963, we have run over 70 fundraising appeals and raised more than £ , saving countless lives and rebuilding communities.We are now looking for a Philanthropy and Partnerships Officer to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.The Benefits- Salary of £30,000 per annum- Great benefits package- Support humanitarian efforts across the globeIf you are a talented administrator from a fundraising background with account management experience, this is a fantastic opportunity to join our exceptional, high-calibre organisation. You will have the chance to play a key role in ensuring the funds are available to assuage the effects of large scale disasters.This is a fantastic time to join us, as you will have the chance to work on the tail-end of our Ukraine humanitarian appeal, our most successful campaign in two decades.In this highly rewarding, high-profile role at the heart of our organisation, you will make a real, tangible impact and do your bit to help those in need around the world.So, if you want to put your skills and expertise towards our worthy cause and forward-thinking organisation, we want to hear from you.The RoleAs the Philanthropy and Partnerships Officer, you will provide fundraising and administrative support to the Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager. You will steward six- and seven-figure partnerships, as well as trusts, foundations and high-value donors.Working as part of the small Philanthropy and Partnerships Team, you will provide effective stewardship to both our existing and new supporters, including reporting, co-ordinating events and day-to-day stewardship activities.You will manage a portfolio of corporate partners, as well as trusts, foundations and high value donors. Building strong relationships with our supporters, you will inspire them, demonstrating the incredible impact they have and encouraging their support of future campaigns.Your role will also involve:- Corporate business prospecting and researching trusts and foundations- Keeping accurate records and acknowledging all donations appropriately- Keeping key corporate partners and high-value donors informed at all stages of campaignsAbout YouTo be considered as our Philanthropy and Partnerships Officer, you will need:- Experience of administration and/or database management in a fundraising environment- Experience of supporting and/or providing corporate and/or B2B account management- Experience of co-ordinating events- Experience of working in a high-value or corporate fundraising team for a charity- Some experience of managing corporate partnerships and/or securing high-value gifts- The ability to understand and appreciate the motivations of donors, supporters and volunteersKnowledge of Salesforce and Salesforce Marketing Cloud would be beneficial to your application. Knowledge and/or experience of humanitarian, international development or charity work (campaigning, fundraising and/or education) would also be advantageous.An understanding of the humanitarian and/or emergency response sectors would be equally desirable.This is a full-time role offered on a permanent contract which requires working some evenings and weekends, particularly during emergency appeals.Other organisations may call this role Fundraising Officer, Corporate Partnerships Officer, Trusts and Foundations Officer, High-value Donor Officer, Fundraising Steward, Supporter Steward, Charity Member Stewardship Officer, Fundraising Co-ordinator, or Fundraising Assistant.DEC is an equal opportunities employer, the DEC is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applications from anyone who can meet the criteria, regardless of gender, race, age, disability, sexuality or religion.The DEC is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults and participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from successful applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of, and consent to, these recruitment procedures.We will consider applications as they are submitted and will contact you if we would like to arrange an interview.So, if you want your next role to be a truly rewarding one, join us as our Philanthropy and Partnerships Officer by applying via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.