Enthusiastic and motivated professional fundraiser with a positive target-driven and donor-focussed approach and a detail-oriented, analytical and creative style to fundraising and donor development.
*Excellent team player with a collaborative leadership style, superb communication and organisational skills, proficient at relating to a wide range of people and building internal and external relationships.
*Reliable and versatile with a multidisciplinary attitude acquired across a range of demanding roles with the ability to perform successfully under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
•Extensive relationship-building, presentation & promotion and customer service experience gained in fundraising (HE & charity), library and retail sectors in diverse communities in the UK, Canada and the US
*Superb donor research, cultivation, negotiation, proposal development and writing, stewardship, reporting and analytical abilities, including budget development & management, needs analyses and interdepartmental relations
Specialties: fundraising, grant writing and management (third sector, trusts/foundations, statutory, lottery), budgeting, conflict management, customer relations, former librarian, Raisers Edge, 501c3 US charities, policy analysis, presentation skills, strategy and project development, research (trusts/individuals).