Shoreditch, Greater London
£24,479 per year
Temporary, 12 months Contract, Full-time
Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.


Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Executive

(Programme Funding Executive)


Circa £24,479 per annum

35 hours per week

Fixed term contract - 12 months


We are looking for a talented and highly motivated individual to join our friendly and ambitious Programme Funding Team. You will be an experienced fundraiser with a flair for identifying opportunities and the drive to make the most of those opportunities. You will be able to demonstrate first-class writing and research skills, plus excellent communication, IT, financial and administrative abilities. 


You will be responsible for developing and manging a portfolio of family foundations and low level grant funders to support our UK and international services for deaf children, young people and their families. If you enjoy working collaboratively with services teams to develop projects and leading the development of funding bids and stewarding donor relationships this could be the ideal job for you.


To apply for this role you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.


Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices. 


The closing date for applications is on Sunday 7 March 2021 at 23.59.


We expect interviews to be held via Zoom during the week commencing 15 March 2021.


A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form. 


We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form. 

Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page. 


We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.


The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. 


We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.


Posted on: 16 February 2021
Closed date: 07 March 2021
Job ref: F&C-253
Tags: Fundraising