London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Their mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and transition of knowledge into policy and practice.
LSHTM have 3,300 staff based around the world with core hubs in London and at the MRC Units in The Gambia and Uganda. Their outstanding, diverse and committed staff make an impact where it is most needed, deploying research in real time in response to crises, developing innovative programmes for major health threats and training the next generations of public and global health leaders and researchers.
Philanthropy is critical to LSHTM achieving this and as such, they are looking for an experienced senior fundraiser to work closely with the Director of Development & Alumni Relations in ensuring the future success of the DARO team.
Reporting to the Director of Development and Alumni Relations, the new Head of Philanthropy will be a responsible for leading the LSHTM’ s major and principal gifts team. They will personally build impactful relationships with prospects to secure six and seven figure plus gifts, working with a mature pipeline of UK and international donors.
As the successful applicant you will apply your significant experience of frontline fundraising, including a history of soliciting and closing high level gifts. Your proven ability to refine and implement a fundraising strategy, including achievement of strategic objectives and targets will enable to you to lead and motivate your fundraising team.
Working at a senior level within a close, high performing team, who are realistically ambitious, you will be able to work both autonomously and collaboratively to ensure their future success.
If you believe you have the skills, aptitude and commitment to our cause, and are committed to our values and aims, we would like to hear from you.