W1T, London (Hybrid)
£25,269 (London Office) £22,972 (Home) per annum, pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours per week
Job description

Job Title: Trusts and Foundations Assistant     

Salary: £25,269 (London Office) £22,972 (Home) per annum, pro rata

Hours: 21 per week                                       

Type of Employment: Permanent

Dept and Location: Trusts and Foundations Team, London Office or Home based (if home based in London or home Counties, with frequent visits to the office)

Line Manager: Head of Trusts and Foundations

Direct Reports: None

We have a new fundraising role at the charity of Trusts and Foundations Assistant. This represents an excellent opportunity to help us grow our portfolio of funders within this income stream

The main purpose of the role of Trusts and Foundations Assistant is to coordinate and implement Teenage Cancer Trust’s Small Grant Programme, which currently raises £44,000 a year.

You would be using database contact data and template applications, to generate emails and mailings; and you will ensure these small grant funders are stewarded to a high standard, through updates, administration and management of grant reporting schedules.

In addition, you will identify and make the team aware of relevant prospective funders, and their funding criteria, application process and deadlines – to underpin the Trusts and Foundations strategy to increase income from £1 million to £2 million by 2025. You will also provide administrative support for the Trusts and Foundations Team.

To apply you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of fundraising methods, and some understanding and a willingness to increase knowledge of the Trusts, Foundations, and Statutory funding marketplace.
  • Confident in communicating with funders and internal staff, in writing, in person and on the phone.
  • Experience of developing administrative systems and processes.
  • Ability to organise own workload to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Very good IT skills including the use of databases, Word and Excel for mailmerges.
  • Confident using a computer in a networked environment and be experienced in using Microsoft Office software.
  • Proven ability to work to very tight deadlines in a dynamic and flexible environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, diligence and a proven ability to proof-read.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the ‘apply ’button below. Don't forget to complete a supporting statement to accompany your CV which sets out how you meet the requirements of the role.  

Applications to be received by:      06th February        

First interviews:                               W/C 10th February                             

Second Stage Interviews:                W/C 20th February 

We are committed to working towards ensuring Teenage Cancer Trust is a diverse and inclusive place to work. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of race, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. 

At Teenage Cancer Trust we're committed to delivering a service to teenagers and young adults with cancer that is embedded in safeguarding and safe working practice guidance.  In line with our safeguarding approach this role is subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service). 

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Refreshed on: 29 January 2022
Closed date: 06 February 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Fundraising

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