Leeds, West Yorkshire
£22,748 - £26,736 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

“I wish everyone could see what a day at Martin House is like. It’s an amazing, magical place. It’s like coming home.”

It is an honour and a privilege to be supporting the wonderful Martin House Hospice in their search for two Trusts and Foundations Fundraisers to join their highly successful and integral Fundraising team. Martin House has been caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions for more than 30 years. Every year they care for more than 420 families at the hospice, in hospitals and in their own homes and they also support more than 150 bereaved families. By joining the team in this capacity, you will play a pivotal role in contributing to the philanthropy income that allows the charity to achieve is ambitious goals and mission to allow more children, young people and their families to ‘live well and fully’.

As Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser you will take on the exciting challenge of managing and cultivating a portfolio of supporters in order to raise funds for core costs and an exciting and ambitious capital appeal. Reporting to the Philanthropy Manager, and working collaboratively with internal colleagues, you will be required to produce emotive proposals and high quality impact reports. You will also be responsible for stewarding the existing portfolio to ensure continued support. 

To be considered for this role you will ideally come to us with experience raising income from trusts and foundations or have transferrable skills from another area of fundraising. You should be a positive and creative self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills and a proven track record of building and influencing relationships at all levels. You should be comfortable and competent working towards stretching targets with a demonstrable record of generating income. Most importantly, these roles provide an opportunity to join an ambitious and supportive team committed to achieving great things for a wonderful cause, so you should be a passionate collaborator determined to play your role and flourish in this environment. 

These roles are full-time and permanent and come with a range of excellent benefits, including 40 days annual leave (inc statutory holidays). Due to the impact of Covid-19 the roles are currently based from home but, when it’s possible to return to offices, the hospice is situated in Boston Spa. 

The recruitment for these roles is ongoing, and the positions will close when a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received. If you wish to express an interest in these opportunities, please apply directly or contact Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons for more information. 

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.

Refreshed on: 12 February 2021
Closed date: 14 March 2021
Job ref: CH0102
Tags: Fundraising