London, Greater London
£25,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

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. This position can be offered at full time, part time, or a job share. You are welcome to work from home and/or the office in central London.

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 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 the small trusts and foundations (capable of giving up to £5,000) quarterly mailing. You will be comfortable working with data/a CRM system and keeping records up to date, as well as writing compelling and informative copy.

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, comfortable working with data and willing to learning new skills and processes.

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. Do let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to our process.

In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and the application form to complete. We will also arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You will then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.

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Posted on: 01 September 2021
Closed date: 22 September 2021
Job ref: hq00179236
Tags: Fundraising