The Angel, Greater London
Competitive + benefits 00
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you have superb written skills and the desire to build your knowledge and understanding of trust fundraising? Do you have an abiding love of dogs?

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 9,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Trust and Foundations Assistant to join our growing Philanthropy team.  The Trust and Foundations Assistant will work to support the Trust team helping Dogs Trust fulfil the funding potential that exists to support our vital work.  The successful candidate will provide first class administrative support to the team as well as having the opportunity to research and nurture their own caseload of trusts and foundations.

To be successful in this role you will have exceptional attention to detail, strong organisational skills and be accustomed to working to deadlines.  You will have a demonstrable understanding of the role trust and foundations play in UK charitable giving, outstanding interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a thoughtful and diplomatic approach.  You will have a positive outlook and a commitment to the aims and values of Dogs Trust.

We have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes a commitment to training and nurturing talent, excellent annual leave and competitive pension allowances.  As well as this, though, you will you join a team of highly professional and passionate colleagues in the fundraising team - legendary for its friendless , and you’ll also learn from and get to meet dedicated experts in the field of canine care, research and welfare.  Add to this, the fact that the whole charity has a brilliant upbeat and collaborative culture promoted by a highly supportive management team.   

Along the way you’ll be encouraged to see Dogs Trust’s amazing work for yourself and visit our world class Rehoming Centres.  You’ll also enjoy spending time with donors and supporters who share our love of dogs. 

Perhaps best of all, being a Trusts Assistant at Dogs Trust means working in environment where staff can apply to bring their own dog to work - so there are always plenty of our four legged friends around to keep us company in the office while we trust fundraise! 

The role will be remote initially as we continue to be home based under COVID-19. However, the candidate should be able to commute into our London office in the long term. 

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and a cover letter.

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Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has an income of over £90 million. The Trust, which cares for around 15,0... Read more

Refreshed on: 01 March 2021
Closed date: 12 March 2021
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

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