Prospectus are excited to be working with Excellent Development to help them recruit for a Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Manager on a 12 month maternity cover contract. Excellent Development aims to support the world's poorest people by helping them to transform their own lives through soil and water conservation in drylands. The Trusts and Foundations Fundraising Manager will source new trust funding while maintaining and maximising funds from existing grant-makers.
This full time, 12 month fixed term contract position is located at their offices in Vauxhall with a salary based on experience.
The chosen candidate for this position will grow the annual trusts and foundations portfolio by developing and managing the existing pipeline and submitting bids for grants at a four and five figure level, while assisting with six figure bids. You will aim to maximise income by identifying and researching new opportunities for funding through awards and grants. As well as this, you will be tasked with maintaining clear and detailed records of all trust fundraising communications.
Excellent Development are looking for a candidate with a proven track record of working autonomously to secure five figure bids from trusts and foundations. You will have strong communication skills with experience of building and maintaining relationships with prospective grant makers. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about improving and developing the lives of some of the world's poorest people.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.