Philanthropy Manager (Sense International)

Reference number: 43690

Title: Philanthropy Manager (Sense International)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)

Location: Kings Cross, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Wednesday 30 October 2019

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: Tuesday 5 November 2019

Job advert:


We are looking for a proactive and tenacious Philanthropy Manager to join our growing Sense International Fundraising Team!


Major giving has been identified as a key area for growth, with a strategic focus on peer to peer fundraising and securing six-figure gifts. With a highly engaged and well-connected trustee board, supportive senior leadership, warm donor networks in place, and a range of compelling projects to share with donors, it’s a hugely exciting time to be joining our passionate and ambitious fundraising team.

If you have experience in working with senior colleagues, such as trustees to open up networks, experience of producing tailored cultivation and stewardship plans and have excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to write persuasive copy – then this role is for you.

About Sense International

Our vision is of a world in which all people with deafblindness/multi-sensory impairments (MSI) are empowered to be equal and active members of society. We work in partnership with others across the globe to ensure anyone facing challenges because of deafblindness/ MSI has access to advice, guidance and support. We have programmes in East Africa, Romania, Latin America and South Asia. 

Click here to learn more about Sense International.  

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Caroline Crowther, Head of Fundraising for Sense International at

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application where you will have the option to upload a CV and Supporting Statement.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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