An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive fundraising officer to join the UK’s pioneering personal safety charity and leading stalking authority. An impactful charity with 34 years of history, the Suzy Lamplugh Trust is growing, having successfully secured additional restricted funding over the last year. You will work for a reputable organisation, undertaking an exciting role in a fast-paced environment, receiving ongoing mentorship, with professional development opportunities, working and interacting with a range of senior stakeholders including the CEO, Head of Finance, Head of Policy and our Trustees.
The post is post is initially for two days per week, until November 2020, on a Fixed Term Contract (FTC). We may be able offer a full-time position from December 2020 and, if so, the successful candidate can apply for that full-time position.
Note: Interviews will be scheduled as applications are received and we reserve the right to close the role early.
Applications without a covering letter, addressing the shortlisting criteria, will not be considered.
Background to the Role
Suzy Lamplugh Trust is the UK’s personal safety charity, which was set up in 1986 following the disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh, a young estate agent, while she was at work. For 34 years, the Trust has championed personal safety as a life skill and a public policy priority.
The Trust currently earns significant income from the delivery of personal safety and lone working training and consultancy. In addition, it raises funds to campaign and run its support services, the largest of which is the National Stalking Helpline, which the Trust has run since its launch in 2010.
Over the last three years, we have enjoyed considerable growth in our restricted grants, particularly for our work on stalking. Between now and 2021, we want to sustain that growth and diversify our income, particularly from unrestricted sources. We are looking for an experienced and talented fundraising officer who can develop and execute an effective fundraising strategy to deliver growth across a wide range of existing and new income streams.
You will have the proven ability to research and develop winning fundraising applications and develop and maintain positive relationships with donors. A natural multi-tasker, you will have the flexibility to manage a varied workload, juggling responsibility for meeting bid deadlines, ensuring delivery of fundraising events and reporting to funders. With attention to detail and excellent written and verbal presentation, you will also have the negotiation and project management skills to co-ordinate the production of complex bids and budgets.
Overall Purpose of Role
To manage and deliver all fundraising activities for Suzy Lamplugh Trust, securing funds from a range of sources including charitable trusts, government departments, sponsored events, organisations and individuals
To research, develop and deliver an integrated fundraising strategy for the Trust, delivering growth over the next three years and beyond
To act as a key, external-facing member of the Suzy Lamplugh Trust team, deputising for the head of income generation and partnerships as required
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