Prospectus is excited to be supporting the team at Autistica in their search for a Trusts and Foundations Officer. This is a new role; part of a wider team expansion. Autistica is proud to be in the top five of the Third Sector Best Charities to Work for 2020 list.
Autistica's mission is to create breakthroughs enabling autistic people to live happier, healthier, longer lives. Their objectives are simple; they want to close the autism life expectancy gap; end health inequality, and ensure autistic people have an equal access to a high quality of life. Later in 2021, Autistica will launch a major campaign to dramatically improve the lives of autistic people. To ensure success, they are expanding their team, which will enable them to reach new audiences and maximise relationships with existing stakeholders.
As the new Trusts and Foundations Officer you will work collaboratively with the team and particularly with the Trusts and Foundations Manager to continue the development of the pipeline of trusts and foundations; with specific responsibility for trusts and foundations who are capable of giving up to £5,000. You will research and identify new prospects and lead on monthly mailings. You will also be responsible for keeping trusts and foundations records up to date using the CRM system, Raisers Edge.
To be successful, you will an excellent writer and communicator. You will have experience of volunteering or working within the charity sector and have an interest in autism and neurodiversity research as well as a passion for ensuring that autistic people have equal access to high quality life. You will be well-organised and willing to learning new skills and processes.
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The office is in London although currently all employees are working from home. The organisation is happy to consider part time hours, and flexible home/office working. We would be happy to discuss these options with you.
In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement (max. 1 side of A4). 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 connecting with you soon.