Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Prospect Research Manager (London)


£39,605. per annum
35 hours per week
Marylebone, London

Blind Veterans UK supports blind and visually impaired men and women offering a range of services to enable them to retain their independence. We believe that no one who has served their country should battle blindness alone.

We are looking for a resourceful individual to review, manage and implement an efficient and effective prospect research plan, focussing on major donors, corporates and trusts, to support growth in income and achievement of targets.  This will include managing an effective prospecting process, involving colleagues across the Philanthropy & Partnerships department.

The successful applicant will:

  • Work to deliver the high value giving aspect of the engagement strategy with accountability for operationalising the prospecting strand.
  • Recruit, develop and manage a highly effective prospecting team to achieve stretch goals, managing team performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality prospect research which meets fundraisers’ needs
  • Manage maintain good working relationships with network of Trustees, Board members and other senior contact and ensure that resources are maximised.

In return, we offer the opportunity to be part of a team that transforms lives.  We also offer a wide range of benefits and career development opportunities for the right candidate.

For more information on about the role and how to apply, please visit our website at

Closing date: Sunday 4 February 2018 at 24:00hrs

Interview date: Week commencing 12 February 2018

To be considered for this role please send your CV and supporting statement no more than 500 words outlining your suitability for the role in Word format to

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

Due to the high number of enquiries and applications we receive for our vacancies we don’t acknowledge each one – if you haven’t heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

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