Freedom from Torture
Finsbury Park, Greater London
£27,949 (inclusive of London Weighting) plus generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and group life assurance
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Contract: Permanent

Location: Finsbury Park, North London

Salary: £27,949 (inclusive of London Weighting) plus generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and group life assurance

Freedom from Torture is recruiting a Trust Fundraiser to deliver on our plans to maximise income from charitable trusts and foundations. The postholder will research and apply for funding from Trusts for all areas of Freedom from Torture’s service areas, develop annual plans for Trust income to meet agreed targets, prepare compelling applications and collate information on Freedom from Torture’s work to prepare reports and updates to funders. S/he will ensure that there is a strong funding pipeline in place, forging relationships with Trusts to support the development of new sources of funding and ensure excellent stewardship of Trust relationships. 

To be considered for this role, you will have proven experience of successful fundraising from Trusts and Foundations with excellent prospect research skills, ability to write compelling and tailored proposals for funders and experience of stewarding Trust relationships effectively. You will also have the ability to quickly form relationships with internal and external partners and represent the organisation to Trust funders.

Freedom from Torture is the only organisation in the UK dedicated solely to the treatment of survivors of torture. Our team of dedicated professionals provide direct support to survivors including psychological therapy, physical health services, legal and welfare support, and expert medical reports for use in survivors' asylum claims. We also support other providers to deliver high quality rehabilitation services to survivors.

We campaign for national and global change, using evidence from our services and survivor voices to protect and promote survivors' rights and hold torturing states to account. We are proud to play a significant role in the global anti-torture movement. Survivors, active and empowered, are at the centre of all of our work.  Thanks to the dedication of our staff and volunteers – as well as thousands of passionate supporters and funders – thousands of torture survivors have been able to rebuild their lives in incredibly difficult circumstances.


To view the Job Description and Person Specification, please click the link provided. Please note CV and cover letter addressing the JD and spec of the role are mandatory to be considered for the position.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this position

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications.

Closing date: 28 June 2019

Expected date of interviews: 1st week of July

Freedom from Torture is an Equal Opportunities Employer

No agencies please


Posted on: 13 June 2019
Closed date: 28 June 2019
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development