London
£33,000 - £36,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Want to use your skills in business development to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Trust Manager (Business Development) to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation. As part of the Philanthropy and Trusts team you'll be seeking out and establishing transformational opportunities with new Trusts and Foundations. This is an exciting time to join WaterAid with this role with this role forming part of a wider investment in new business as part of our ambitious and growth plan.

Dynamic, driven and confident in internal and external settings, you will develop ambitious and impactful new funding propositions with global partners.

This is a full-time permanent role.

In this role, you will cultivate new strategic partnerships with an annual value of £100K-1M.

You'll also:
* Build a sustainable pipeline of new business prospects and opportunities, from diverse funding sources
* Forge relationships with new trust partners outside the UK
* Support collaborative trust fundraising globally, working with multi-disciplinary teams across WaterAid's country offices and
federation members

To be successful, you'll need:
* An externally focused and proactive attitude, with the energy and passion to engage people and excite them about WaterAid
* A demonstrable track record in securing grants (>£100,000 per annum) from new business trusts and foundations
* Great presentation skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Proven experience of generating new business from cold and proven ability to meet and exceed personal targets
* New business experience from other fundraising and commercial settings also valued
* Experience in handling objections and negotiating successful mutually beneficial outcomes for internal and external relationships
* Confidence networking to represent WaterAid at donor events
* A degree or equivalent qualification or experience

WaterAid benefits include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
* Flexible working conditions, including the opportunity for part-time work and home working up to 2 days a week
* Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption/Surrogacy pay
* Sabbaticals
* Season Ticket Loan


WaterAid is currently located at Durham Street, Vauxhall. However, we will be leaving our current location in the summer of 2020. The new location is to be confirmed but will be within zone 1-2 in London. The recruiting line manager will discuss this with you at the interview stage.

To see the full job pack, please click Apply.
Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in either Word Document or PDF.
Applications will close one minute before midnight on 13th October, however, interviews will take place on a rolling basis. Please apply to this vacancy ASAP to avoid disappointment. This vacancy will be closed after appointment of a successful candidate

Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 depending on experience (with excellent benefits)

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.

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WaterAid is on a mission to change normal for millions of people within a generation – by getting clean water, decent toilets and good hy... Read more

Posted on: 20 September 2019
Closed date: 13 October 2019
Job ref: VN148
Tags: Business Development

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