Brighton, Brighton and Hove
£25,000 - £32,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
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Job description

Trusts and Grants Fundraiser

40 hours per week flexible working across Brighton, Seaford

and opportunity to work part of the week at home.

Qualification: Relevant skillset and experience.

Salary: £25,000.00-£32,000.00, dependent on experience.

Performance Related Pay bonus available.


We are looking for a proactive, experienced, and skilled Trusts and Grants Fundraiser to join our team. You will inspire through your talented writing and strong networking skills to encourage trust/grant-making bodies, companies and individual high net worth donors  to contribute to the wonderful work we do for children and young adults with autism and complex needs. You will be responsible for implementing our strategy for fundraising to drive our organisation forward and make a difference to the lives of our children and young people.


You will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, will be ambitious, targets-driven and have a track record in bringing funding in within clear timescales. A key part of this role will be leading on writing tailored grant and trust applications. 


Your communication style will be clear and coherent, with strong negotiation skills, targeted networking and problem-solving, to source income where there are unmet needs.  You will inspire colleagues across St. John’s to join in and lead fundraising initiatives.


We can offer you a competitive salary, flexible working and the opportunity to make a difference  to the lives of our children and young people and to work with outstanding colleagues across our charity. We are really proud of what we do and we look forward to you joining our team.


This role is essential for our charity moving forward and we look forward to receiving talented applicants for the role. Interviews will be held via zoom.



St. John’s is committed to the safeguarding and protection of young people, vulnerable adults and children. Employment will be subject to the receipt of two satisfactory professional references, an enhanced DBS certificate and occupational health clearance. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills, and stories to join our staff team and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from people who are currently underrepresented in our staff team and will invite for interview all candidates who meet the role criteria and identify as disabled and/or from a Black, Asian, or minority ethnic background. St. John’s school and College are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.


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Posted on: 22 April 2021
Closing date: 21 June 2021
Tags: Admin, Marketing
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