Job opportunity

Major Gifts Manager


37.5 hours per week  (Flexible working considered)


£37,160 – £43,780 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role

Closing date: 29 June 2022

About the role

As Major Gifts Manager, you will be working with our major donor supporters and prospects to inspire them and help them in their philanthropic journey with us. You will be a key contributor to the development of St Barnabas Hospices’ major donor programme through the successful recruitment and cultivation of new prospects alongside personally managing a portfolio of existing high level major donors.

You will be a confident, friendly person who recognises the importance of relationship development within major donor fundraising. You will be experienced in managing relationships with HNWI and prospective donors capable of giving 5-6 figure level gifts. You will thrive in a busy environment, be able to work autonomously and target driven.

Managing a team of 2 the post holder will be an exceptional people manager and will create a culture of collaboration across the wider Major Giving Team, working closely with Trusts and Corporates Managers. You will be expected to be in one of our offices 2-3 days a week, and as required for team meetings, management meetings etc.

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About us

St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex. We are well known and loved in our community with a successful Major Giving Fundraising team working as part of a wider fundraising department.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.


  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate rate gym membership.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer, we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

Apply now

If you're excited by a challenge and you have the skills and experience to support us in our future plans for growth and development for a fantastic cause please do get in touch with Katie Cotton, Deputy Director of Private Fundraising at for more details about the role.

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