£21,500 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Role: Trusts Fundraiser (two positions available)

Salary: £21,500 to £25,000 DOE

Responsible to: Director of Income Generation

Location: Head Office, Buckfastleigh 

Scope and Purpose

The post holder is responsible for supporting and assisting the Fundraising Manager and Trusts Team to raise funds from trusts, foundations and similar grant providers and major individual gifts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Fundraising Manager and Senior Trusts Officer to manage a
    portfolio of Trusts and a number of major donors, building and maintaining
    long-term relationships with new and existing funders
  • Submit high quality proposals and applications to trusts and major donors
  • Provide excellent donor stewardship to existing supporters through high
    quality updates and reports, face-to-face meetings, site visits and events
  • Manage restricted income for the team, ensuring funds are allocated
    accordingly and spent within the funders’ deadlines
  • Regularly conduct and manage research into new trusts and major gift sources
  • Assist in the collation of fundraising materials such as case studies and photos
  • Maintain accurate, compliant, and up-to-date information on The Raiser’s Edge database
  • Ensure that support by volunteers, donors and partners is promptly and
    appropriately recognised
  • Continue to develop the knowledge and skills required to fulfil the responsibilities of the position
  • Prepare reports and evaluations on applications and activities

Person Specification

  • Experience of working in a fundraising team on Trust income
  • A positive self-starter with excellent self-management skills
  • A persuasive communicator with the ability to establish and manage donor
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to adhere to specific deadlines
  • Experience of donor CRM software. Training will be provided on Go Beyond’s use of The Raisers Edge system

Everyone who works at Go Beyond has the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children

General Duties

  • Positively promote the work of Go Beyond both internally and externally, and be a representative at stewardship and cultivation events
  • Prioritise tasks to ensure maximum return on investment of your time and resources
  • Willingness to travel, as required to support meetings or to achieve agreed objectives
  • Willingness to work unsocial hours, including evenings, weekends and stay overnight
  • To work in line with the Go Beyond Mission, Vision, and Values consistently, working with others to provide a supportive, responsive, environment and services
  • To present a positive image of Go Beyond at all times, through every aspect of your work
  • To ensure that all Go Beyond policies, procedures, and agreed protocols are adhered to
  • To contribute to the planning, review, monitoring and reporting processes and activities
  • To participate in team meetings and activities and represent Go Beyond at other meetings as agreed
  • To respect the rights of individuals by maintaining confidentiality and working in line with GDPR legislation
  • To attend training courses as identified and agreed for appropriate development
  • To undertake other duties not specifically stated above, which from time to time are necessary without altering the nature or level of responsibility involved
  • To make a commitment to improving Go Beyond environmental impact by means of energy saving and recycling in the workplace

Health & Safety

  • To undertake regular risk assessments and take any necessary action to avoid potential health and safety hazards
  • Having read Go Beyond Health and Safety manual, ensure compliance at all times with Go Beyond Health and Safety Policies including accident reporting procedures; fire drills and first aid facilities
  • To liaise with the appropriate person on all Health and Safety matters where required

Commitment to Safeguarding Children

  • Everyone who works at Go Beyond has the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children
  • To ensure awareness of charity’s policy and procedures regarding Child Safeguarding
  • To become aware of the signs and symptoms of abuse by attending relevant courses

As part of our Safer Recruitment, you will be asked to complete an application form with a supporting statement evidencing your suitability for the role.

We will be reviewing applications as soon as they come in so please ensure that you act quickly if you are interested in this post. Go Beyond reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date specified, should we find the suitable candidate.

Go Beyond recognise the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges
discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.


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Posted on: 15 July 2021
Closed date: 14 August 2021
Tags: Fundraising

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