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London, Greater London
£27,500 - £32,000 per year
Contract, 12 months, Full-time
Job description

SANE is looking for an entrepreneurial Senior Trusts & Foundations Officer with at least 3 years’ experience of researching, developing and producing high quality successful proposals and reports for Charitable Trusts, Foundations and statutory funders. 

This role is part of a professional team that manages the full spectrum of fundraising, marketing, website and social media activities. The successful candidate will join a team of six which generates on average £1m per year.

The successful candidate will:

  • be creative, ambitious for self and charity with a focus on raising funds and building upon the current portfolio of funders in this area
  • be self-motivated, flexible, diplomatic, assertive, with good relationship management skills
  • have the ability to work well within a team and independently, undertaking his/her own administrative tasks as required
  • have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills with an eye for detail
  • a passion for mental health

Job Description

Overall purpose of the job:

This role encompasses writing and first-class relationship management skills for Trusts, Foundations and other funding bodies i.e. Lottery, statutory.

To develop and manage a growing portfolio of small, medium and large sized Charitable Trusts and Foundations, establishing and building relationships through email, telephone, written proposals, progress reports and meetings. To identify, research and cultivate new Charitable Trusts and grant givers using a variety of prospect research resources.  The Director of FR & M will work in conjunction with the post holder on all the major trusts.

To build strong internal relationships, across the departments and Senior Management Team, to enable the effective delivery of SANE’s operational plans. To use DonorFlex to maintain accurate, up to date trust data and inform the rolling programme.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and build on the current trusts rolling programme with an annual target of £250,000
  • Research and apply to new Trusts, Foundations and funding bodies (all levels) with multi annual asks where appropriate
  • Work with colleagues across the organisation to develop accurate and inspiring proposals
  • Communicate SANE’s work appropriately to key prospects, ranging from short case-studies to in-depth project descriptions including complex financial data, written or presented verbal, whether it be for solicitation, thanking, recognition or providing regular feedback to donors
  • Contribute first class stewardship of trust donors; maximising opportunities for project visits and for personal involvement; ensure written reports, proposals and thank you letters are compelling and accurate. All data is stored on the CRM system DonorFlex
  • To work alongside the Senior Business Development Officer and FR & M Officer to share knowledge and create the best possible opportunities for the charity
  • Any other duties as directed by and agreed with the Director of FR & M

General Responsibilities

  • Be an ambassador, supporting the delivery of SANE’s vision and ensuring the charity’s profile and reputation are enhanced
  • Ensure that you work actively with other colleagues and wider organisational goals
  • Be open to innovation and improvement always scanning for new opportunities
  • Keep up to date with developments in fundraising and sector trends
Additional documents
Senior Trusts Officer FINAL May 2021 (.pdf)
SANE application form (.doc)
More about SANE

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity set up in 1986 to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness. Its three main ... Read more

Refreshed on: 18 May 2021
Closing date: 01 June 2021
Job ref: TFR/JC/21
Tags: Fundraising,Business Development

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