£22,000 - £28,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is striving for "A world where no one suffers from tinnitus." Last year the charity helped an incredible 1.7 million people living with tinnitus and continued to press ahead with its mission to drive progress towards a cure. Now is an incredibly crucial time for this life transforming organisation as they innovate digitally and enter an exciting new phase in their journey. 


We have an opportunity for a Trusts and Foundations Officer to join the fundraising team that sits at the heart of all the charity achieves. This team is successful, ambitious, and looking for likeminded people to join and help transform the lives of those living with tinnitus.


The Role 

This is an exciting opportunity to grow revenue within the incredibly important Trusts and Foundations income stream for the charity. Responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing, writing, and submitting targeted funding applications to raise income from new and existing trusts and foundations.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing trusts and grant makers.
  • Conducting research for new trusts and foundations fundraising opportunities and monitoring developments in trusts and foundations fundraising.
  • Providing accurate, timely and comprehensive monitoring reports and updates to supporters.

The Person 

We are looking for solution-focussed, creative individuals with persuasive writing skills and an ability to work towards targets in a fundraising setting. Ideally you will have experience in raising income from trusts and foundations, however we are also keen to speak to people looking to develop a career within this rewarding area of fundraising. Organisational skills will be integral to success in this role so you should possess the ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload and also communicate convincingly with a diverse range of people. 


This team has a wonderfully ambitious culture, creative approach to fundraising and a supportive and collaborative approach to work. If you’d like to find out more about joining this group of talented people, then get in touch for more information! 


The role can be either entirely remote, or a split between home-working and out of the charity’s offices in Sheffield. Apply here or contact Charlie or Leanne for more information. Interviews will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of June.


Please note: If you would like to submit an application or express your interest in an alternative format, such as audio or video upload, please contact either Charlie or Leanne who will be happy to advise on this.


Please also be aware that Charity Horizons use anonymous recruitment methods when submitting shortlists for all our roles and we only work with organisations that are happy to engage with us in this way.


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.

Posted on: 13 May 2022
Closing date: 10 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising, Policy/Research