We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Trust Fundraising Manager to join our Fundraising team.
The successful candidate will raise and maximise income from, and build relationships with Trusts, Foundations and Grant making bodies to achieve agreed annual income targets. The successful candidate will research identify and proactively drive engagement with Trusts, Grant Making Bodies and Foundations to ensure an annual schedule of successful applications are made.
This is a great opportunity for an individual who is target driven, innovative and proactive to work within the charity sector where you will be responsible for working to and achieving agreed existing annual plans and budgets by using Trusts, Foundations and Grant making bodies to drive funding for St Luke’s service delivery.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to initiate, deliver and manage multiple applications and have significant experience in researching managing delivering and writing compelling applications as well as having strong influencing skills.
An excellent understanding of budgeting and financial management is essential along with a track record of achieving financial targets and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
You should be able to demonstrate an ability to be highly organised with good priorisation skills, and the ability to manage and deliver multiple projects with a high degree of attention to detail and a positive professional attitude.
To develop a strong Trust strategy that maximises income and offers the opportunity to drive strong relationships with Trusts, Foundations and Grant making bodies to achieve agreed annual income targets.
Research, identify and create an annual schedule of applications to Trusts, Foundations and Grant making bodies that will achieve agreed annual income targets.
Proactively drive engagement with Trusts, Foundations and Grant making bodies through their trustees and administrators, engaging St Luke’s contacts to provide support with relationship development where appropriate.
Write and submit applications in line with annual schedule and where additional opportunities have been identified. Ensure clear and compelling messages are delivered with a strong call for support.
Maintain on-going research of trusts and foundations to identify new opportunities for raising funds.
Maintain awareness of development in Trust and Foundation fundraising.
Maintain awareness of other charity initiatives and company activities both locally and nationally that may influence St Luke’s corporate fundraising activity.
Build strong, sustainable relationships with Trusts and Grant making bodies.
Work closely with staff from other departments to develop projects and supporting information to ensure success in raising funds from Trusts, Foundations and Grant making bodies.
Work closely with and influence senior volunteers, trustees and supporters to assist with the introduction to and cultivation of new Trust relationships.
Liaise with staff in other departments, whose projects have attracted external funding, to ensure appropriate monitoring of activities is taking place to provide reports to Trusts as required.
Liaise with the Finance Department to provide financial information to support applications to Trusts and to fulfil their funding reporting requirements.
Develop knowledge and understanding of Trust, Foundations and Grant making bodies with relevant staff across the organisation to ensure opportunities to apply and generate income are maximised.
Working in conjunction with the Communications team, to ensure that media coverage of successful external funding and any relevant activity is maximised.
In consultation with the Fundraising and Communications team, develop materials and products to support the delivery of Trust Fundraising.
Work specifically with the 50th Anniversary Project Lead on strong trust and grant bids applicable to the 50th year celebrations.
The post holder will
Maximise all opportunities to promote activities and raise income by working closely with all team members and adopting an integrated approach to fundraising.
Contribute to the annual business planning for the fundraising department by developing and producing detailed plans of activity including budget forecasts for trust fundraising.
Provide regular reports on activity and budgets to the Senior Fundraising Manager.
Maintain accurate and thorough records of research, contacts, relationships and activities with trusts and individuals associated with them, using RE7 to evidence this.
Work closely with the Supporter Experience team to provide monthly progress reports, using RE7.
Maintain a working knowledge of charity legislation, ensuring that the campaigns are conducted using best practice including GDPR.
Identify opportunities and challenges that may arise and propose appropriate action.
Act as the point of contact for all trusts fundraising information and activity, for internal and external stakeholders.
Create, develop and manage policy and procedures required for the delivery of trust fundraising.
Attend National Association of Hospice Fundraisers meetings, as appropriate.
Represent St Luke’s at public events and activities as well as supporting the team at annual fundraising events and any other duties to support Income Generations Programme.
Maintain compliance with all current and relevant legislation.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Role Description for Trustee – Fundraising lead
Join us for an exciting opportunity to make a difference...
As a Trustee with a fundraising background, you will take the lead at board level on fundraising, whilst ensuring that the collective responsibility of the Board of Trustees for the fundraising governance is maintained.
The statutory duties of all trustees are:
- To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
- To ensure that the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing document.
- To ensure the organisation uses its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects: the organisation must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objects, no matter how worthwhile or charitable those activities are.
- To contribute actively to the board of trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
- To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation.
- To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation.
- To ensure the financial stability of the organisation.
- To protect and manage the property of the charity and to ensure the proper investment of the charity’s funds.
- To appoint the Chief Executive Officer and monitor his/her performance
In addition to the above statutory duties, a Trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This may involve:
- Promoting the interests of the charity at all opportunities
- Providing guidance on new initiatives
- Other issues in which the Trustee has special expertise
Main Responsibilities of Trustee – Fundraising Lead
In relation to the Board - provide insight and confidence to other Trustees on:
- The long-term vision and strategic direction for Shine’s fundraising plans
- Areas for investment in income generation and the return on investment
- A balanced view of diverse income streams and the different levels of risk and reward.
- Managing risks and ensuring compliance with the Code of Fundraising Practice, and with the laws and standards laid down by other bodies such as the ICO and the Fundraising Regulator.
- Progress against the annual fundraising plans in relation to the Director of Fundraising and Marketing
- Consult with Director of Fundraising and Marketing on matters of fundraising strategy and short and long-term direction
- Receive progress reports of performance from the Director of Fundraising and Marketing.
Essential for the Fundraising Lead
- A substantial background as a senior charity fundraiser with proven track record of success at an operational and strategic level.
- An understanding of the UK charity sector, good governance, Charity Commission, relevant legislations and statutory requirements
- An understanding of the challenges facing small and medium UK charities in maximising income streams and donor cultivation.
- Experience of diverse fundraising practices – individual giving, corporate and philanthropic giving, and trusts and foundations would be valuable.
- Excellent networking skills, influencing and communication skills.
- Knowledge of digital or social media.
- A thorough understanding of the Code of Fundraising Practice.
- An interest in the work of Shine
Essential for all Trustees
- Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trusteeship and adhering to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
- Commitment to the charity’s objects, aims and values and willingness to devote time to carry out responsibilities.
- Strategic and forward-looking vision in relation to the charity’s objects and aims.
- Good, independent judgement, political impartiality and the ability to think creatively in the context of the organisation and external environment.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to respect the confidences of colleagues.
- Balancing tact and diplomacy with willingness to challenge and constructively criticise.
Desirable for all Trustees
- To have spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus or direct knowledge of the conditions through personal or professional connections (and/or disability in general) and an understanding of the impact of the conditions on people’s lives
- Prior experience of committee/trustee work.
- Knowledge of the type of work undertaken by the charity.
- A wider involvement with the voluntary sector.
- Experience of chairing meetings, committee work
- Leadership skills exercised through a period change.
- Up to 6 days a year, which include:
- 4 days for Committee meetings. These dates will be planned well in advance. Board meetings usually take place in Shine’s Head Office in Peterborough.
- Phone calls or meetings with the Director of Fundraising and Marketing. Location can be flexible.
For a discussion about the volunteer trustee role:
Please contact Kate Steele, CEO at Shine
Please submit a CV and covering letter to Steve Ellen, Director of Finance
Closing date: 11 October 2019
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
To enable us to further and broaden our work, we are seeking an experienced Fundraising Officer to help grow the Trust’s voluntary income. This is a key role at the Trust and the post holder will have the opportunity to use their existing experience and skills to really shape the fundraising activities of the Community Forest.
Specific experience of fundraising in the Not for Profit (NFP) sector with solid record of achievement
Proficient in handling bid applications, both large and small scale.
Ability to create new ideas and initiatives to establish and secure new sources of funding.
In order to be considered for this role, please include a covering letter as well as your CV when submitting your application.
About the Thames Chase Trust
The Thames Chase Trust aims to make the Thames Chase Community Forest an inspirational example of landscape regeneration through cost effective environmental improvements that change lives and that demonstrates the values outlined in the Thames Chase Plan through exemplar community led management of the Forest and in the Thames Chase Forest Centre.
About the Thames Chase Community Forest
The Thames Chase Community Forest covers 40 square miles of countryside around the London/Essex borders and encompasses countryside in Barking and Dagenham, Brentwood, Havering, Thurrock and Essex. Within its boundaries there has been a concerted effort, and success, over the last 30 years to re-generate despoiled landscape and enhance the natural environment for the benefit of local people and wildlife.
Do you have a passion for excellent customer service with strong administrative skills and a polite telephone manner? If so we are looking for an outgoing and enthusiastic Supporter Care Administrator to join our Supporter Care team. This role will allow you to carry out essential supporter engagement and administrative activities associated with marketing campaigns, donations, fundraising events and requests for materials. With previous experience of providing excellent customer service, you will have the ability and confidence to communicate with a variety of people, engaging with supporters by phone, email and in writing about a wide range of enquiries.
The Supporter Care team is part of the wider Supporter Marketing team within the Fundraising department. The Supporter Care Administrator is responsible for ensuring that people receive an excellent standard of customer care to maintain supporter satisfaction and to generate the maximum amount of income for dementia research.
This is a part time; fixed term contract opportunity working Monday to Wednesday (22.5 hours per week), for a period of 12-months, or on return of substantive post holder, whichever is earlier to cover a period of maternity leave.
Main tasks of role:
- Answering inbound telephone calls; responding to a wide range of enquiries including marketing campaigns, donations, fundraising events and requests for materials
- Managing enquiries received by email and post, either by responding or forwarding as necessary
- Contacting current supporters via telephone in order to increase the value of, or to retain supporters; including thanking, obtaining Gift Aid declarations and reactivating lapsed donors
- Recording feedback and assisting in the resolution of complaints
- Processing donations from telephone calls and mailings, acknowledging supporters appropriately
- Sending out materials, processing donations and sending appropriate acknowledgements relating to community fundraising, sporting events and donations given in memory
- Processing new direct debit instructions and standing order payments, amending and cancelling gifts as necessary
- Amending supporter details as necessary
- Dealing with incoming post
- Updating team procedures as required
- Recognising fundraising, engagement and retention opportunities when talking to supporters using a range of initiatives to explain how donations positively contribute towards the cause
What we are looking for;
- GCSE in Maths and English, or equivalent
- Good knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and databases
- Excellent telephone manner
- Excellent written communication skills
- Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload
- Experience of working in a customer facing role
- Experience of handling complaints and queries
Location: Granta Park, near Cambridge
Salary: Circa £11,700 pro rata, per annum (£19,500 FTE per annum) plus benefits
Please download the Vacancy Pack for more details.
The closing date for applications is the 6th October 2019, with interviews to be held on the 14th October 2019. We would encourage applicants to submit their application at the earliest opportunity as the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Should we wish to contact you to arrange an earlier interview this will be arranged based on the availability of the candidate and the panel. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend on a specific date.
Please note that the official job title for the successful candidate will be Supporter Care Executive. When accessing our online recruitment system, the role will be listed as Supporter Care Executive.
In order to be considered, please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies Page. You will be able to attach a CV and covering letter to your application, track your application and view other vacancies that may be of interest.
To view further details about this role and the benefits of working for us please visit the Alzheimer’s Research UK website.
Do you have a strong knowledge of accessibility issues? Can you help us to create an inclusive, all-age residential event?
We are organising a week-long residential event for Quakers.
You will liaise with participants, the venue, our events team, and children and young people's team to ensure that identified needs are well met. You will be well organised, flexible and friendly, with a track record in accessibility.
The event takes place at the University of Bath from 1 to 7 August 2020. Around 1,500 Quakers and their families will be staying on campus.
This is a fixed term contract for up to 9 months, starting in December. While this is a part-time post, the hours are not spread evenly over the contract. There will be periods that need more time, especially around the event when full-time hours (35 hours per week) will be necessary. You will need to undertake frequent travel to London and the University of Bath and be available to stay on campus during the event.
Quakers have a way of life that is built upon the principles of truth, equality, peace, and simplicity. There is a long-held commitment to putting faith into direct action in the world.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button.
Closing date: 23 September 2019
Interview date: 4 October 2019
Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.
Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.
Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices.
A world leading human rights organisation based in East London are currently actively recruiting for a temporary Senior Direct Marketing Co-ordinator (Acquisition) position.
The role of the Direct Marketing Senior Co-ordinator is to develop and deliver this organisations direct marketing strategy so that it raises money and promotes the brand. Specifically, this postholder will be joining on a temporary basis to progress an important DRTV project - with a plan to test a new DRTV advert in Q1 of 2020. This will include being a point of contact for this organisations chosen creative/media buying agency, taking the advert through creative development, liaising with internal stakeholders to get feedback and sign off, planning fulfilment (inbound telemarketing/SMS) - and working with the Digital team to arrange for supporting digital activity (Facebook/PPC etc).
Main areas that this role will focus on and look after will include:
*Budgets and Planning
*Working with stake holders
Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of direct marketing alongside a good solid understanding of how DRTV works - including creative development and media buying will be essential to the successful completion of this role.
Vital previous experience from the successful candidate will also include:
*Experience of developing and managing direct marketing campaigns and projects to time scale and within budget
*Experience of managing a DRTV campaign within a charity setting
*Experience of maintaining relationships with agencies and suppliers to deliver targets
*An understanding of strategic planning and implementation within a marketing context
In return for your valuable work this role offers the chance to work within a truly brilliant and highly regarded charity with an excellent team and work setting with a good rate of pay.
If you are immediately available to start work and have the necessary required skill set and previous experience then please submit to TPP Recruitment your most up to date CV and contact details today.