Thatcham, West Berkshire
£21,000 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you interested in developing your career in fundraising? Are you a well-organised, energetic multitasker? 

The Charlie Waller Trust is looking for an experienced fundraiser to join our dynamic, growing mental health charity focussed on children and young people. 

The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of researching, preparing and submitting high-quality funding applications and will be confident in developing strong relationships with current and potential funders. You will be passionate about improving the lives of young people through educating them to look after their mental health. This is an exciting, varied and vital role, and your enthusiasm and ability to plan effectively and positively contribute to a small but dedicated team will be key. 


Key responsibilities within the role: 

  • Research, draft and submit strong grant applications and bids. 

  • Effective grant and bid monitoring and analysis, including preparation of reports and maintenance of database to record grant and bid income. 

  • Support Fundraising Manager and the wider team in all aspects of fundraising activity. 

  • General administrative tasks relating to fundraising activity, such as dealing with email and telephone queries, drafting letters. 


Location: Home based currently; in the future this role will be a mix of remote- and office-working based at our Head Office. 


How to apply 

Application is by CV and covering letter; there is no application form. In your letter, please tell us how you meet the person specification which can be found in the attached job description. 

We will be reviewing all applications and shortlisting candidates as they're received and will try to establish a shortlist as quickly as possible. We will notify all successful and unsuccessful applicants by email once the shortlist has been established. 


Closing date: 8th February 2021 

Shortlisting date: 12th February 2021 

Interview date: week commencing 15th February 2021 (tbc)

The advert may close earlier than the stated deadline if more than 30 applications are received.

More about Charlie Waller Trust
Charlie Waller Trust

The Charlie Waller Trust was set up in 1997 by the Waller family in memory of Charlie who tragically took his own life at the age of 28 whilst ... Read more

Posted on: 18 January 2021
Closed date: 08 February 2021
Tags: Fundraising

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