Job Title: Trusts and Major Donor Manager
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week.
Location: London (Flexible hours and location available)
We are working in partnership with an established international Christian charity, who support over 10,000 children and 2,000 families in Eastern Europe. The charity seeks to bring practical and spiritual support, enabling and encouraging people to lift themselves out of poverty.
Following a major strategic review, including a new mission, vision and values, the charity now seeks a Trusts and Major Donor Manager. This exciting new position is aimed at increasing levels of engagement, interest and financial support, from charitable foundations and existing and potential major donors, to safeguard the future of both existing operational programs and future projects.
The successful individual will be able to demonstrate experience in:
- Identifying and raising funds from charitable trusts and statutory sources, as well as prospect research and attainment of major donors
- Developing strong relationships with existing trusts and foundations and growing a pipeline of new funders, which deliver both single and multi-year grants
- Articulating and presenting cases for support and writing strong funding bids, preferably with experience raising funds for a Christian organisation
- Managing a portfolio of funders and a rolling programme of high-quality applications to large, medium and small charitable foundations, as well as the ability to identify any gaps within the programme
We are looking for a strong communicator, with extensive prospect research and cultivation skills. You will be credible, persuasive and creative, able to influence at all levels within a complex environment. Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills are a must.
To apply for this opportunity, please send your CV and Supporting Statement to Adam Stacey, Associate Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment.
Quote our reference JO2800.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.
Due to the nature of the role, we are reviewing applications as they come in, please apply as soon as possible.
Interview date: TBC