London, Greater London
£27,827 - £32,175 per year plus London Weighting if applicable
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the SVP as a Trusts Relationships Manager. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of generating income and will manage key funding relationships with trusts and foundations, raise funds for the Society’s national funding priorities and its Rise to the Challenge Campaign. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about fundraising and has excellent communications skills. This is a great opportunity to work for a flexible employer committed to its staff.


Working Hours = You will be contracted to work 37.5 hours per week. 30 hours/flexi would also be considered

Location = National Office London – We are willing to consider someone from outside of the London area as the candidate can be home based with occasional travel to the office/projects when required

Contract = Permanent

Salary = £27,827 - £32,175 dependent on experience (plus London Weighting Allowance of £2,632.50 if based within London)

Benefits Package = 33 days holiday (pro rata) per year inclusive of bank holidays, competitive pension scheme, birthday reward varying each year, buy/sell holiday schemes and lots more.



  • To develop and implement the workplan to raise funds from trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies for the Society’s national funding needs and its Rise to the Challenge Campaign.
  • To support the Director of FCM with funding proposals to major donors and corporate foundations for the Rise to the Challenge Campaign.
  • To research new grant funding opportunities, identify new funders and assess their potential to support the Society’s work.
  • To develop and manage key trusts and grants funding relationships ensuring there is an effective stewardship programme to maintain and strengthen relationships.
  • To line manage the Regional Trusts Fundraiser and ensure they are set clear objectives, have a deliverable workplan, feel supported and have access to ongoing professional development.
  • To oversee the coordination of all applications across the Society, particularly in relation to the National Lottery Community Fund and its funding programmes.
  • To oversee the coordination of any major or regional collaborative, partnership funding applications.
  • To develop, build and write funding cases for support and funding templates.
  • To gather information necessary for funding cases for support and applications through good working relations with colleagues and members.



  • Education to degree level or equivalent work experience
  • Proven track record of successfully raising funds from trusts and grant-makers
  • Experience of managing staff or volunteers
  • Experience of developing and managing relations with trusts, foundations and grant-making bodies
  • Proven experience of a high standard of bid writing
  • Experience of raising funds from the National Lottery Community Fund and its funding programmes
  • Extensive experience of working in the charity/voluntary sector
  • Experience of developing and implementing trusts fundraising strategies



If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to fulfil this role successfully, please apply in the first instance with your CV through CharityJobs. All suitable applicants will then be sent a short pack form to complete. 

Closing Date = 11th July 2021

Interviews = 2nd August 2021



The St Vincent de Paul Society is an international Christian voluntary organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and disadvantage in all its forms by providing practical assistance to people in need.

Our work is based on person-to-person contact and spending time with people is our greatest gift. Motivated by their faith, our 10,000 volunteer members in England and Wales are committed to meaningful and long-term befriending in their local communities. They visit people in their homes, hospital, prison and care homes on a regular basis and offer sincere friendship and practical support such as food, furniture or financial help where needed and they organise trips and events for older and isolated people. We offer help to anyone regardless of faith, ethnicity, status or sexual orientation.


Refreshed on: 02 July 2021
Closed date: 11 July 2021
Tags: Fundraising