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Prospect Research Manager

Prospect Research Manager
Office-based from one of our national offices (London – N4, Edinburgh, Cardiff, or Belfast) with flexibility
£38,891 - £41,224 per annum plus excellent benefits
Closing date:
9am on Monday 15 August 2022

About us

We make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays.

We have a range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Flexible and smart working (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us)
  • Enhanced family friendly, disability and carer’s leave
  • Discounted season ticket loan/pension scheme/Cycle to work scheme/Interest-free emergency loans.

About you

In this role, you’ll manage a Prospect Researcher and work closely with other managers in our Engagement and Income Generation directorate.

You’ll be an internal champion for our Prospect Research team and lead an organisation-wide best practice approach to prospect research.

You’ll be reviewing and implementing prospect research processes to effectively manage prospect pipelines, support portfolio development, and maximise new income generation opportunities

You’ll be able to demonstrate experience of having successfully implemented an overarching strategy for a prospect research function.

And you’ll be a confident communicator, skilled at building internal relationships to improve supporter journeys and optimising fundraising income.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing prospect researchers.

This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience and be part of a successful fundraising appeal team.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please read the job description carefully and send us:

  1. An up-to-date CV
  2. A supporting statement showing how you meet the points in the person specification of the job description
  3. A completed equality and diversity monitoring form. This bit is optional, but really helps us understand who we're reaching with our job listings. The form is anonymous and will not be associated with your application.

Send your completed applications to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line.

The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.

The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.

As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.