£35k per year
Job description
I am working on behalf of the Diocese of Westminster who is looking for a new Trust officer to join their Fundraising department on a permanent basis.

In this role, you will be responsible for building relationships with grant makers to generate income for Caritas Westminster. To research, identify and apply to trusts and foundations and other grant-making bodies across the UK, which are likely to support the varied work of Caritas Westminster.

Key Responsibilities:

-Identify potential new partners for inclusion into the Trust & Foundations fundraising programme.
-Produce, submit, and manage all communications with target funders
- Draft, submit and successfully manage the progress of funding applications for priority projects
- Establish and monitor progress of applications
- Develop a new stewardship programme for Trust & Foundation donors
- Working closely with the Development manager, regularly review the strategy to maximise and renew income from trusts and foundations

Essential Criteria:

-Minimum of two years trust fundraising experience
-Experience of maximising opportunities from researching prospects to generating meetings, and securing income to achieve targets
-Strong proposal writing skills with high attention to detail
-The ability to develop strong relationships with new and existing donors
-Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and good, accurate typing skills
-Solid organisational and time management skills; ability plan and prioritise own workload
-Able to tackle challenges constructively, and find creative ways forward

For a full job description please get in touch with Natalie at Harris Hill by emailing [email protected]
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Posted on: 16 September 2020
Closed date: 07 October 2020
Job ref: HQ00041664
Tags: Fundraising