Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a global
resource for plant science and conservation and the world’s leading botanic
garden. We work across our sites in Kew
and Wakehurst, and in countries around the world with global partners. Our purpose is to safeguard the diversity of
the Earth’s ecosystems by understanding and protecting the world’s plant
life. We want a world where plants and
fungi are understood, valued, and conserved – because all our lives and
livelihoods depend on them.
Over 350 people work in Kew Science, each
contributing to global knowledge of plant life on our planet. We have the world’s largest and most diverse
collection of plants, and the world’s largest fungarium. To tackle the urgent and immediate global
threats, we need to expand and protect our collections, and make them fully
accessible for scientific research.
Philanthropy and memberships play a key role
in enabling our work. To help solve some
of the critical challenges facing humanity today, we are looking for two
passionate and talented fundraisers to contribute to our success, in an
Associate Director, Individual Giving & Legacies and a Development Manager,
As Associate Director, Individual Giving
& Legacies you will report to the Director of Development and be responsible for developing and executing the Individual Giving
strategy for Kew, and leading the team to increase the number of individual
supporters, engaging them in a lifelong journey of support, and increasing the
value of donations and legacies.
Your success in
this role will be underpinned by your successful track record in delivering
fundraising income from individuals in a comparable organisation, across annual, mid-level,
commemorative and legacy giving. Your sophisticated, imaginative and flexible
approach to developing relationships has led you to achieve outstanding results
in your career to date. An inclusive and collaborative leadership style
will galvanise your team and help you win the confidence of those around you,
and inspire colleagues towards realising the ambitions of Kew.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 23:59 ON MONDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2019