£33000 - £36000 per annum
Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a range of trusts and foundation applications within a supportive team and develop experince of working with small one off applications as well as large multi year bids for a leading animal welfare charity.

The Charity
One of the largest animal welfare organisations in the UK with a well loved brand. With wonderful animal friendly open plan office space in London. With some cute animal friends in the office, I'm afriad allergies specific to this would be a problem in this environment.

The Role
Working as a part of a team of six, reporting into a genuinely supportive and encouraging team manager to help meet the team target of £1million for 2020.

To help in delivering the trusts/foundations elements of the fundraising strategy, with an individual target of c £150k, with the opportuntiy to work on small one off bids to large seven figure, multi year applications.

Developing a pipeline of charitable trusts and foundations that could support range of the charities projects, programmes and activities.

Relationship management of existing trusts/foundations, including coordinating all commitments for these funders across the charity.

Contributing to and providing regular updates across the organisation to ensure trust and foundation fundraising activity is embedded across the organisation and is aligned with the wider plans and objectives of the charity.

The Candidate
Experience of researching, collating, preparing and submitting multiple funding applications to charitable trusts and foundations.

Successful track record of securing grants from charitable trusts and foundations.

Experience of developing and maintaining key relationships with trusts and foundations over a sustained period of time and a thorough understanding of how charitable trust and foundations operate.

Proven ability to write detailed budgets to accompany funding applications.

Excellent understanding of why outcomes are important to trusts and foundations and ability to describe the charities activities in this way within bids.


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: 14 January 2020
Closed date: 28 January 2020
Job ref: 53796
Tags: Fundraising