Brighton, Brighton and Hove
£26,000 - £30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Job Title: Trusts & Foundation Executive

Employer: Albion in the Community

Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton

Hours:  Full-time role, but will consider part-time hours

Job Type: Permanent

Deadline Day: 20th September 2021

Who are we?

Albion in the Community (AITC) are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. Through the power of football and the brand of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, AITC are committed to delivering high-quality, accessible opportunities that improve the health and wellbeing, education and aspirations of our community.

The job

AITC are recruiting for a Trusts & Foundation Executive to come and join the team. This is an exciting opportunity for a high performing individual to join Brighton & Hove Albion's official charity to play a vital role in the Fundraising department.

What does the day to day look like?

If you have a good eye for detail and excellent research skills, then please continue reading! Working as Trusts & Foundation Executive, you will be responsible for developing high quality applications that help grow the charity's grant income from trusts and foundations, which include: researching and identifying prospective funders to support AITC’s work, working with project colleagues to develop compelling projects for funding and high quality bid submissions to secure funder's support. This is a new role within the charity and offers an experienced Trusts and Foundations fundraiser an exciting opportunity to grow and develop this area of fundraising within the charity.

What we need

No formal qualification is required, however, it is essential that the successful candidate has at least 2 years' experience in a grant fundraising role with demonstrable track record of securing five figure grants. experience of utilising a CRM database for donor engagement, reporting, monitoring and communication and experience of creative proposal writing combined with the ability to demonstrate clear outcomes impact

Our values

Values play a pivotal role in the success of the charity. Our values aren’t just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in anyway with our brand. Each year we hold awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to AITC values.

Our values are:

  • Commitment
  • Respect
  • Quality
  • Teamwork

What is in it for you?

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:

  • Free breakfast & lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Local travel discounts
  • Discounts at the Club’s superstore and website
  • Health benefits including eye care
  • Group life protection
  • Club pension scheme
  • Discounts and benefits for local businesses

Disability Confident

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.


Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Posted on: 03 September 2021
Closed date: 20 September 2021
Tags: Fundraising