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£24,000 - £28,000 per year pro rata depending on experience
Trusts and Foundations Manager role at FoodCycle We are seeking a part-time Trusts and Foundation Manager to join our small, motivated team.
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Safe Child Thailand
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£28,000 - £30,000 per year pro rata
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Vauxhall, Greater London
£24,000 - £28,000 per year pro rata depending on experience
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

About FoodCycle

FoodCycle is an award-winning national charity delivering volunteer powered community Projects across England. We build communities in our Projects by combining surplus food, volunteers and spare kitchen space to create nutritious, three-course meals for the community. We currently have 39 Projects and open our doors every week to 1,500 people.  

We have 4 main aims:

  • To strengthen communities
  • To encourage friendships
  • To improve nutrition and reduce hunger
  • To change attitudes towards food and to reduce food waste

About the role

Position Title: Trusts and Foundations Manager

Reports to: Head of Fundraising

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Pay: £24,000 – £28,000 pa pro rata depending on experience

Location: Vauxhall, London  

Position Summary 

This is an incredible time to be joining FoodCycle. It’s our 10th year and in that time we have served 1 million meals to people who are hungry and lonely. We have 39 Projects around the country supported by an excellent team of Regional Managers who provide training to volunteers to ensure our meals are consistently served every week to vulnerable people.

You will have the opportunity to find the essential funds to ensure each Project is funded and that we can continue to provide the best possible service to our guests. As our Projects are spread throughout the country you will research and apply to a wide variety of trusts and foundations and manage a portfolio of funders.

You will already have had success at applying for grants at an existing charity. Ideally that charity will be working in community or poverty prevention and you will understand what it takes to write a really compelling grant application.

Roles and Responsibilities

Trusts and Foundations

  1. Researching and prospecting trusts and foundations that are suitable for FoodCycle to apply to and detailing this information on our SalesForce database.
  2. Writing timely, compelling applications to trusts and foundations, with a focus on securing grants up to £20,000, using internal and external information that will make the application a success.
  3. Working with the Finance Manager and Head of Fundraising to ensure an appropriate budget has been used for every application.
  4. Working with Regional Managers where necessary to gather Project information to inform proposals and reports
  5. Submitting reports to trusts and foundations as agreed in the terms and conditions provided for each grant
  6. Stewarding relationships with existing trusts and foundations with a view to securing long-term funding
  7. Assessing which areas of FoodCycle’s portfolio of Projects are in need of funding, whilst endeavouring to ensure that none of the Projects are double funded
  8. Detailing all aspects of an application from research, prospecting, submission, stewarding and reporting on SalesForce
  9. Supporting the Head of Fundraising on major funding proposals as required

Working at FoodCycle

Holidays: 23 working days pro rata (along with additional Christmas Close down days)

Pension: There is a pension scheme available – new staff are automatically enrolled after three months unless you choose to opt out.

Equipment: Whilst working with FoodCycle you will be provided with a laptop

Person Specification

Essential Criteria - proven Experience of:

  • Successful grant applications at current charity
  • Stewarding relationships with trusts
  • Using a CRM system to detail key stages of an application
  • Using research to write a compelling case for funding

Desirable Criteria - proven Experience of:

  • Managing a pipeline of funding opportunities

Essential Criteria - Skills, knowledge, ability:

  • Good organizer – ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with CRMs and databases.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good people skills and ability to build relationships

Desirable Criteria - Skills, knowledge, ability:

  • Knowledge of SalesForce
  • Able to network effectively, identify new opportunities for support from trusts and bring them into fruition
  • Analytical – assessing which would be the best funders to build relationships with and who to influence
  • Has an ability to use stories to persuade and secure income effectively

Essential Criteria - Personal Attributes: 

  • Personable and warm
  • Self-starter
  • Strong communicator and good listener
  • Results orientated
  • Willingness to travel to Projects in the regions

Essential Criteria - Values

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Commitment to FoodCycle’s charitable objectives and ethics
  • Open, balanced and fair
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More about FoodCycle

We’re FoodCycle – a national charity that combines volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious me... Read more

Posted on: 18 September 2019
Closing date: 07 October 2019
Job ref: T&FM
Tags: Fundraising,Project Management

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