Major Gifts Manager at Client Earth

Major Gifts Manager

The Major Gifts Manager will assist the Head of Major Giving in managing and delivering ClientEarth’s fast-growing private philanthropy, including supporting with strategy setting for the short, medium, and long-term needs of the team, delivering on the team KPIs and meeting budgetary targets. This is a key role within the wider Development team, with responsibility for implementing strategy, developing donor cultivation and stewardship plans and pursuing new opportunities to grow major giving income.

We are looking for someone with a proven experience in a development role, and particularly experience with individual giving or private philanthropy. The role will require the post-holder to be a competent team leader and a reliable, self-motivated individual who thrives in a team environment. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the environment and solutions-oriented, whilst being able to bring imagination and initiative to the role, and be comfortable working closely with senior staff and with colleagues from throughout Europe and beyond. Having excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong database management experience is essential

Job description for Major Gifts Manager

Please download the full Major Gifts Manager job description.


This position is based in London. You may be required to travel occasionally within Europe or to the US.


Salary bracket for this role is between £42,000 and £46,000 per annum depending on experience.

To apply

Please send us your CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in joining ClientEarth and the contribution you believe you could make to the organisation. Please make sure you demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria and competencies of the role.

We also ask that you complete the equality monitoring form, and return it along with your application. This form will be separated from your application and will only be used for monitoring purposes by ClientEarth’s HR team.

Please include ‘Major Gifts Manager’ in the email subject line and identify the documents you are sending by including your name in all the file names.

Please send your application by email to:

Deadline for applications is Monday, 8 January 2018.

First-round interviews are planned to take place in the week commencing 15 January.

Further information

ClientEarth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that ClientEarth will only be able to offer positions to those who have the legal right to work in the country where this post is based.

If you have any questions about the roles advertised or recruitment process, please contact Jana Ezzaouche, Human Resources Officer on

Applications close on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:59 pm

Read more and apply here.


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