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St Luke’s – Sheffield’s Hospice
£15,000 per year (22.5 hours per week)
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Trust Fundraising Manager to join our Fundraising team.
PE1, Peterborough
Voluntary, expenses paid
Join us for an exciting opportunity to make a difference... As a Trustee with a fundraising background.
Thames Chase Trust
RM14, Upminster
£10,800 per year (15 hours per week - 0.4 full time equivalent)
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£15,000 per year (22.5 hours per week)
Permanent, Part-time
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Job description

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.

Key Responsibilities


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.

Internal Relationships

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.

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Refreshed on: 17 September 2019
Closing date: 22 September 2019
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