£29000 - £33000 per annum
Contract, Part-time
Job description

We are looking for an experienced philanthropy fundraiser to join a small inspiring children's education charity. This position is for three days a week and the salary is pro rata, initially a 1 year contract.

The Charity

A small, passionate charity with a warm, friendly team with programme staff based in UK schools, making a big difference through specialist literacy support for disadvantaged children.

The Role
To contribute to the development of income from Trusts and Foundations, Major Donor and Corporates through research and creating applications and proposals.
Develop, write and submit compelling proposals and applications of the highest standard to secure both restricted and unrestricted funding.
Work with the Head of Fundraising to facilitate relationships with potential funders across the UK.
Work collaboratively with colleagues from across the organisation to develop innovative project proposals to secure funding in line with the organisational strategy.
Ensure effective and accurate recording of partnership working and ensure information held is accurate and up to date.

This is initailly a 1 year contract with the view to extend into a permanent role.

The Candidate
Experience of working in a trust fundraising position successfully securing one off donations and multi year funding from major grant funders and charitable foundations.
Experience and knowledge of securing four and five figure donations from trust, lottery, corporate and/or major donors.
Experience of researching and developing relationships with current and prospective funding partners and stakeholders.
Experience of developing compelling funding applications and presentations for existing and new funding prospects.


The client is reviewing aplpications on a rolling basis so do get in touch ASAP to not miss out.

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Posted on: 03 February 2021
Closed date: 25 February 2021
Job ref: 53915
Tags: Fundraising