‘Nicodemus’ is a Christian Charity that bridges the gap; rescuing and restoring young people. Some may have once been sponsored or supported by other agencies, but have now found themselves living back on the streets while others have become impoverished and face difficulty due to the generational cycles of poverty. Helping them to rebuild their lives by empowering and equipping these same young people as community leaders transforming and rebuilding their communities, promoting community development, sustainability and leaving a lasting legacy of positive world change...
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to build a career in fundraising and to make a huge impact on the lives of marginalised young people, as well as the growth of an amazing charity. We are looking for a Trainee Trusts & Grants Fundraiser to enhance our sustainable income generation. The post holder would be expected to work from the office or from home as agreed. They will need to attend regular meetings and participate in discussions with colleagues in the office. This is a new role as part of our future investment in fundraising. This investment will enhance our strategic and operational ambitions in line with our three-year plan.
Reporting ultimately to the Delivery and Development Manager you will be responsible for supporting with the development of our trust fundraising capability; that will include but not be limited to, investigating, researching and constructing applications for new funding. You must possess excellent communication skills, to ensure we demonstrate a strong case for support.
To be successful in this role, you will have experience and excellent capabilities in writing and undertaking research, with the ability to present information concisely to a wide range of audiences. You will have good communication and relationship development skills, and will be capable of working with a small, yet, dynamic team that are used to taking both initiative and responsibility.
During the first 6 - 12 months, the successful candidate will be expected to establish themselves in the new role and some early income generation will be anticipated from established strategies and contacts.
Post this establishment period, an annual fundraising target will be proposed and agreed with the Trustees. Trust and Grant Fundraiser is a key member of the Charity with responsibility for developing and delivering our fundraising strategies.
In particular, the post holder will take overall responsibility for:
- Self-motivated fundraising, achieving financial target on an exponential programme.
- Planning, delivering and supporting to develop the fundraising functions.
- Promoting effective collaborative team working and a culture of professionalism, learning and development.
The post starts at £18,000 per annum, with the opportunity to progress to Trust and Statutory Fundraiser, after six months earning £21,000 per annum.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.