MEET THE TEAM

John Grain

strategy, stewardship, research, training, interim

Thirty years of developing and implementing sustainable and ethical fundraising strategies.

My fundraising audience: individuals, supporter care, in-memoriam, legacies and corporates.

Preferences: AFC Sunderland, the Philadelphia Eagles, Yorkshire CCC, fine gin and finer whiskey, a perfectly constructed sandwich, travel, cats and cheese (like Claire).

Most likely to say: Nothing comes close to Breaking Bad.

Words of wisdom: A moment of magic can last a lifetime.

Claire Newton

communications, concepts, copy, finance, research

The written word: letters, leaflets, appeals, website copy, scripts, grant applications, newsletters.

My fundraising audience: individuals, trusts, direct marketing, and legacies.

Preferences: gin, cheese, books, sewing, cats, coffee, the sea.

Most likely to say: I think I’m lost.

Jaimie Stevenson-Miller

client services, campaign management, print & production

It’s all in the detail: good organisation and a flexible attitude can solve most problems.

My fundraising audience: individuals, supporter care, direct marketing.

Preferences: a sunrise beach walk, gin, dogs, gardening, reading.

Most likely to say: Is that coffee I can smell?

Words of wisdom: “Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” – Paul Brandt