CHSW is looking for an experienced and dynamic trust fundraiser to lead our small and ambitious trusts team in developing and maximising income from charitable trusts and foundations. The role will drive researching, relationship development and submission of high-quality grant applications. Part of the wider fundraising directorate, this role will work closely with the community, corporate and care teams to deliver effective cross-departmental campaigns.
Trusts Fundraiser Requirements:
You will have a successful background in securing bids from trusts and foundations. You will be a creative thinker, with excellent research skills and an eye for detail. The role demands exemplary written skills with the ability to develop strong cases for support within inspirational proposals.
About Children's Hospice (South West):
Children’s Hospice South West is a registered charity dedicated to the provision of hospice care for children with life-limiting, life-threatening and chronic conditions and their families in the South West.
Since 1991 CHSW’s story is one of phenomenal growth, such that we are now one of the largest, and certainly most geographically extensive, children’s hospice organisations in England. We have developed a highly successful record of fundraising and high-quality service delivery to children and families across the South West region, which stretches from South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire in the East to the Isles of Scilly in the far West.
Location: South West - Devon, Cornwall, Bristol
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 34 - 37 hours per week
Salary: £26,708 to £31,358 per annum (pro rata if Part Time)
Benefits: Contributory pension scheme, Group life insurance scheme, Free car parking, Generous leave entitlement, Enhanced sick pay scheme, Family friendly policies, Commitment to training and development, Excellent working environment, Occupational health, wellbeing and counselling services, Green Agenda, 96% of staff agree that they enjoy the work they do for the Charity, A chance to make a real difference to make the most of short and precious lives.
Closing Date: 08 January 2020
Anticipated interview date: 16 January 2020
Under the Equality Act 2010 employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments where, compared to a non-disabled person, a disabled person is substantially disadvantaged by either the working arrangements (which include the recruitment process) or the working environment. If you have a disability it is a good idea to contact CHSW direct to discuss any arrangements that you may require to allow you to complete the application and attend interview if you are short-listed.
You are invited to complete the equality monitoring information. The information will be treated as confidential to be used for statistical purposes only and will not be treated as part of your application.
CHSW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post requires an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
You may have experience of the following: Fundraising Manager, Fundraiser, Business Development, Corporate Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Fundraiser, Fundraising, Charity, Trusts, Foundations Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.