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Key Relationships Officer/Assistant

Full time, permanent, 35 hours a week

Starting salary of £26,675/£23,710 per annum

An exciting role has opened up in the Fundraising for Mission team as Key Relationships Officer. The Key Relationships Team is responsible for securing major gifts from individuals and trusts for Church Mission Society. This involves developing and nurturing relationships with existing supporters and actively seeking to find new prospects who can give generously to Christian charities. 

The Key Relationships Officer is a permanent, full time role (35 hours per week), with a starting salary of £26,675 per annum, and a generous pension scheme contribution. The role will be based at CMS House, Oxford.

It is essential that the successful candidate be educated to degree level or equivalent, and have experience of working in a trusts and/or major gifts fundraising team. She/he will also have worked on building and maintaining donor relationships in the charity sector, and have strong research and administrative and database knowledge.

Applications are also welcomed from candidates wanting to train in the trusts and major donor fields of fundraising. For this position, administrative experience in a customer service or client facing role, and excellent English writing skills are essential. In this case the appointment would be made at Key Relationship Assistant level (see separate job description) and with a starting salary of £23,710 per annum. 

It is also a requirement for this post holder to be a committed and practising Christian committed to Church Mission Society's values and aims. The post may be subject to safeguarding checks.

Further details can be found in the job description and person specification which you can download below. 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications:

Midnight on Saturday 1 July 2017

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12 July 2017 at CMS in Oxford.

To apply

Please download a form below and return to:  HR Team, CMS Watlington Road, Oxford OX4 6BZ or

CVs can only be considered when sent with a completed application form.

Candidates for all UK roles must already be eligible to work in the UK, with a valid visa and work permit if required.


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