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Philanthropy Manager

About the role

We are currently looking for an experienced Philanthropy Manager to join our Fundraising team.

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, you will identify and approach people who wish to invest in the advancement of worldwide research to find cures for cancer. You will grow Yorkshire Cancer Research’s portfolio of major donors and deliver exceptional levels of tailored engagement and stewardship. In doing this, you will contribute towards the charity’s ambition to secure significant income to achieve the charity's plans to save more lives in Yorkshire and beyond.

You must have experience of proactively approaching prospects and building long-term relationships, preferably with philanthropists or family foundations to be considered for this position.

For further details please refer to the role profile.

How to apply

  1. Download the role profile.
  2. Please read our privacy notice before applying.
  3. Email with your CV and cover letter.

Additional information

The charity is a responsible and flexible employer. We welcome any discussion for flexible working at the interview/offer stage where we will consider an individual’s circumstances against the needs of the charity. We offer hybrid working and we are committed to paying the Real Living Wage.

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all backgrounds. If we can make any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please contact us at or call the People Team on 01423 642803.

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