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This is an exciting opportunity to join the UK’s leading charity working to improve life after brain injury.
A brain injury can affect anyone at any time. When it does, Headway is here to help.
Each year, around 350,000 people are admitted to hospital in the UK with an acquired brain injury. Most of these people will need help and support in rebuilding their lives.
Our role is to provide information and support to people affected by brain injury while campaigning to reduce the number of people sustaining such injuries and campaigning for better support for those that do.
To do this, we need your help!
We’re looking for someone to join our small but mighty fundraising team as we generate income to support Headway’s core services.
As our Trusts and Foundations Manager, you will be preparing, writing, and submitting fundraising proposals. You will manage the charities relationships with new and existing funders and will be responsible for generating a forward pipeline of prospects growing this income stream and securing future income.
This role is pivotal in making a real difference to the lives of people affected by brain injury. So…what are you waiting for come and join us!
- Closing date for applications: Sunday 10th July
- Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 depending on experience
- Hours: Permanent, Full-time, Part-time 28-25 per week
- Location: Nottingham or home-based flexible working
Headway is an equal opportunities employer.
Registered Charity No 1025852.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic Trusts & Fundraising team at Terrence Higgins Trust.
The role of a Senior Trusts officer will support the creation and growth of Trust Fundraising whilst managing a portfolio of trusts at a £10k - £50k+ level, building key relationships across the wider organisation.
We are looking for someone who demonstrates the key elements of an effective Senior Trusts Officer which are - a creative storyteller, turning our user’s experiences into emotive proposals; a relationship builder, using excellent interpersonal, communication and written skills to build relationships internally and externally; strong budgeting skills; being able to work confidently with and to budgets; an autonomous worker, having the ability to work flexibly and from your own initiative; and someone who is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion across all that we do.
As a key member of the High Value Giving team, you will work across the organisation to develop opportunities for trusts and foundations to be partners in delivering our ambitious plans to end new cases of HIV by 2030, writing proposals, cases for support, reports and creating inspiring ways to demonstrate impact.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Trusts and Foundations Coordinator
Company: Self Help Africa (UK)
Location: Flexible – London (preferred), or home based with regular visits to the London office
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday
Reports to: Head of Programme Funding
Organisation: Self Help Africa is an international NGO dedicated to the vision of an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa. Headquartered in Ireland, with offices in the UK (London and Shrewsbury), the US and six African countries, SHA creates scalable and sustainable solutions to eradicating long-term poverty through knowledge transfer, investment, and market linkages.
In August 2021 United Purpose joined the Gorta Group of organisations (which also includes SHA, Partner Africa and TruTrade). This is an exciting time to join SHA as the merger of two like-minded and entrepreneurial organisations will be catalytic in nature as we look to tackle the global challenges of today and tomorrow as one unified organisation.
Job Purpose: The Trusts and Foundations Coordinator is a key role within SHA’s busy Programme Funding Team and will develop our portfolio of Trust and Foundation supporters.
The post holder will develop and manage relationships with Trusts and Foundations including ongoing stewardship of current funders. Most of our Trust and Foundation donors contribute cofunding towards our larger programmes and the post holder will work closely with country teams to identify the best fit between potential funders and projects. We believe that there is significant growth potential with Trusts and Foundations for us, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to drive this forward. As such, will need to be a confident networker with the ability to build relationships with major Trusts and Foundations.
Trust and Foundation relationships
· Generate Trust and Foundation income and expand SHA’s/United Purpose’s portfolio of supporters, particularly larger Trusts and Foundations.
· Account manage the existing portfolio of Trust and Foundation donors in the UK, Europe and USA, including acknowledging donations in a timely manner, working closely with programmes colleagues to ensure a high standard of reporting on existing grants and coordinating follow-up requests for further support.
· Actively develop relationships with new Trust and Foundation donors in the UK, Europe and USA. This will include prospect research, meeting and cultivating contacts, and liaising with colleagues across the organisation to coordinate donor meetings and briefings.
· Lead proposal development for trusts, foundations and other assigned donors, including identifying relevant projects, writing and editing content, and coordinating timetables, inputs, review and approval processes, and submission.
· Contribute to meeting ambitious departmental financial and non-financial targets.
· Work closely with Programmes Department colleagues to support and/or lead contract negotiation with trust/foundation donors as required.
Programme Funding Team and Miscellaneous
· Work closely with the Head of Programme Funding, Programme Coordinators and finance colleagues to track cofunding gaps and identify priority projects for funding.
· Work with colleagues within the PF Team, and across SHA, to improve the standard of proposal and report writing and donor relationships and ensure funding opportunities and contracts are managed according to donor requirements.
· Contribute to Programme Funding reporting through ensuring donor information is up-to-date on Self Help Africa’s management information system.
· Represent SHA in donor funding-related groups and networks.
· Head of Programme Funding (Line Manager)
· Programme Funding Coordinators x3 (Colleagues)
· HQ Programmes team (Liaison)
· Country Directors and Heads of Programmes (Liaison)
· HQ and Country Office Finance & Admin staff (Liaison)
· Trust and Foundation trustees and staff
· Partners (NGOs, private sector, academic institutions)
Knowledge, Experience & other Requirements
· Minimum of three years’ experience of building and maintaining successful relationships with trusts and foundations and/or institutional donors.
· Experience of working with global teams and ability to form good working relationships and coordinate with colleagues across the organisation in multiple locations.
· Experience of managing and prioritising own workload, meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure.
· Excellent written skills, and the ability to turn complex project and/or organisational information into a compelling case for support.
· Excellent oral communication and presentation skills, and an ability to establish relationships with a variety of people including in senior positions.
· Strong numerical and analytical ability, with an ability to understand complex budgets and expenditure reports.
· Flexibility – able to work varied hours to ensure that proposals are submitted on time.
· Ability and willingness to travel as required.
· Commitment to Self Help Africa’s work.
· Experience and/or knowledge of agricultural development.
· Ability to speak/understand French or Portuguese
To apply: Please submit your cover letter, CV and application form (available to download on our website) through our careers page on our website.
All candidates offered a job with Self Help Africa will be expected to sign Self Help Africa’s Safeguarding Policies and Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents. Specific roles may require Police/DBS/ vetting.
Self Help Africa is an Equal Opportunities Employer
St Joseph’s Hospice in East London is one of the largest hospices in the UK. We provide compassionate, specialist palliative care to people in the diverse community of East London who are living with a life-limiting illness. We treat each person as unique, encouraging and enabling them to reach their full potential until the end of life.
We are seeking an experienced administrator with strong research, IT and communication skills to support our Trusts and Philanthropy Fundraising teams.
This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the work of hospices to develop a fundraising career. This role will focus primarily on supporting the Trusts and Philanthropy Fundraising teams through researching and identifying suitable high-value funders and supporters, submitting propositions and applications, and providing support with administration, meetings and events, as well as supporting the wider fundraising team as needed.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.
Closing date: 10 July 2022
Interview date: 21 July 2022
Applicants are subject to a DBS check.
We are looking for a Trusts Officer to support Battersea’s work by meeting agreed income targets through securing grants and building relationships with charitable trusts, foundations and grant-giving bodies.
Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 160 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.
Our Income Generation Team
Battersea’s multiple award-winning Fundraising department raises around 60% of the Charity’s total income. Working with colleagues across the organisation, we provide members of the public and organisations with opportunities to engage with Battersea and to support our work. Through continued investment, net fundraising income has risen from just £100,000 in 2010 to £10m in 2019, and we will continue to grow our income to make sure Battersea can be here for every cat and dog now and in the future.
Philanthropy, Partnerships and Commercial (PPC team)
This role sits within the Philanthropy, Partnerships & Commercial team, made up of Philanthropy, Trusts, Corporate Partnerships, Special Events, Retail and Licensing, as well as Case for Support and Prospect Research functions. These teams work to engage philanthropists, trusts, and partners to support Battersea’s current and future work; helping them to understand the dramatic different their donations can make to the work of our charity.
Philanthropy and Trusts team
Within the PPC team sits the Philanthropy and Trusts team. Our aim is to build a strong base of trust and major donor support through stewardship of existing supporters, cultivation of prospective donors and building a network of senior volunteers to help us achieve our aims.
What we can offer you
Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:
- 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year
- Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution
- Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£100), optical (£100), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£325) every year
- Annual interest-free season ticket loans
- Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes
- Life insurance
During the Coronavirus restrictions, our animal-facing staff continued to work on site and our office based staff worked from home. We are currently operating a hybrid working model with our office-based staff splitting their time between site based and home working. We believe this will support office-based staff to maintain the benefits of home working, while allowing for collaboration and interaction with our animal-facing staff and maintaining a connection to our cause.
As such, you’ll be expected to work in our Battersea office for at least 50% of your working week.
So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all current and prospective staff, volunteers and Trustees. We aim to ensure that this commitment, reinforced by our values, is embedded in our day-to-day working practices and our work together. We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic and disabled candidates, who are currently under-represented at Battersea.
Closing date: Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview date(s): Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 July 2022
Second interview: Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20 July 2022
For full details, please download our recruitment pack. To apply, click the button below. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised; we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications is received.
Prospectus are pleased to be partnering with Mountview in their search for a new Senior Trusts Officer. Mountview is one of the UK's leading drama schools, discovering and training the most talented students for the international stage and screen. This is an exciting appointment in the Development Team and an excellent time to join.
The Senior Trusts Officer will focus on securing income for all areas of Mountview's work from trusts and foundations, and statutory sources. A newly positioned role in the organisation, the postholder will raise funds to break down barriers to drama training and will also work with an impressive portfolio of known and respected alumni and artistic associates. The Senior Trusts Officer will also explore opportunities for support from Livery Companies and will represent Mountview to a whole range of prospective and current supporters.
The selected candidate will be a passionate advocate for the arts and education and for their ability to transform lives, and will crucially understand how philanthropic support can transform lives in the artistic space. You will have excellent writing skills and ideally a demonstrable track record in personally securing trusts and foundations income at the four and five figure level.
If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Ryan Burdock at Prospectus.
If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.
- Contributory Pension
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Season ticket loan scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- discounted food and drink at the Bar
- free tickets to shows
- Local privilege discount card
The Lyric is the civic and creative heart of Hammersmith, West London. We believe that everyone deserves to experience the life changing impact of theatre. In our big, beautiful theatre, we tell stories that matter and work with exceptional talent to make ambitious, entertaining, inspiring shows for our audience in West London and beyond
Head of Trusts & Foundations sits within our Development Team. This role will support the Director of Development in the formulation of strategies to develop income growth from Trusts and Foundations; taking a lead role in implementing those strategies and managing fundraising for the Lyric. The Development team have an annual revenue target to raise of £800,000, of which over £300,000 is generated through Trusts and Foundations.
The ideal applicant will have a proven track record in Trusts and Foundations fundraising and should be passionate about the organisational objectives of the Lyric theatre, the arts, and working with young people.
This role will suit you if you want to work within a friendly, energetic team right in the heart of Hammersmith (great transport links, shops (IKEA) and loads of cafes tand street food to enjoy) Come and join us!
The Lyric encourages people from any background to apply for this post. We are committed to creating a workforce which is representative of our society, and to bringing together those with a variety of skills and experiences to help shape what we do and how we work. We are particularly keen to hear from people of colour or those who self-identify as disabled. All candidates that self-identify as disabled and who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for an interview. The Lyric Hammersmith is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer and an official partner of Parents in Performing Arts (PiPA).
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The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Hybrid - at least 1 day/week in our Head Office at Camberwell, London SE5
Are you a creative, target-driven and highly organised individual with proven experience in writing funding proposals for four and five-figure grants and in applying and securing grants or donations? Do you enjoy carrying out prospect research and building relationships and have a passion for raising income for vital services?
If so, St Giles Trust is looking for a collaborative Trusts & Foundation Officer to become an integral member of our Fundraising Team, where you will work predominantly on income generation from Trusts & Foundations and individuals, acting as the main point of contact for approximately 20 Trusts and Foundations.
About St Giles Trust
An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others.
About this exciting opportunity
Our successful candidate will focus on building, cultivating and stewarding a portfolio of charitable trusts, foundations and donors with the ability to give up to £20,000. You will apply to a range of trusts and grant giving bodies who have the potential to give four, five and occasionally six-figure annual grants, ensuring that applications are closely aligned to the objectives of the funder, as well as supporting with generating increased unrestricted income for St Giles Trust.
We will also count on you to maintain an excellent knowledge of grant giving bodies, the charity sector and trends, to develop and support initiatives to increase online giving, and to manage the production of detailed and regular impact reports to existing donors. Working collaboratively to help to develop and implement a donor communication plan and to manage key funding accounts are also key aspects of this exciting role.
What we are looking for
- The ability to research, identify and develop individual approaches to charitable trusts and foundations
- Strong relationship-building skills, including with external stakeholders or supporters
- Proven record of supporting fundraising events and developing social media content
- Experience of using advanced software programmes such as InDesign, Photoshop and Canva
- Impressive communication skills, both verbal and written
- A flexible, proactive and collaborative approach to your work
In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, staff pension, access to clinical supervision flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, season ticket loan and much more.
Closing date: 11pm, Sunday 10th July. Interviews: Thursday 14th July.
St Giles will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria set out in the Job Description for the vacancy.
For further information, or to apply, please visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button.
Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organisation that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure everyone can access clean water, food, training and healthcare. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger.
Our Fundraising and Communications team is at the start of a new strategic cycle and seeking to grow income. Support from trusts and foundations has played a key part in our growth to date, with income increasing by 150% over the past 4 years. We’re therefore looking for a talented Trust and Foundations Officer to join the team and help us build on our current success.
The successful candidate will work with the Trust and Foundations Manager (New Business) to deliver our Trusts and Foundations strategy, with a specific focus on building relationships with trusts that have the capacity to give up to £25,000. There will also be opportunities to support on applications to trust giving up to £100,000. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of prospective trust supporters and developing a mailing programme to provide high quality stewardship and communications to a pool of funders.
If you love building relationships, thinking creatively, and are self-motivated and process-driven, this is a role in which you will thrive. You’ll need to be a confident communicator, able to build relationships with a range of stakeholders. As well as developing external relationships, we’re looking for a methodical, solution-orientated team player who is able to work effectively across internal functions and with colleagues based around the globe.
Whilst this position is advertised as based in our London office, for exceptional candidates we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements including hybrid working or home working. Regardless of work location, we would expect the postholder to travel to the office for a minimum of once a fortnight.
Closing date: 10th July 2022. Anticipated interview date: 14th and 15th July 2022.
Please read the following carefully before making your application:
- As a UK based position, candidates must have the right to work in the UK
- We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community
- You can only be considered for this role if you meet the essential criteria in the person specification. You should use the "cover letter" section of the online application to demonstrate this.
- Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, within one week of the closing date. Unfortunately we cannot provide individual feedback.
- If you experience any technical difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the charityjob helpdesk
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Coach Core improves the life-chances of young people aged 16-24 who are not in education, employment or training (NEET). Through our sports apprenticeships programme they can access the skills, confidence and knowledge needed to unlock meaningful education and employment opportunities, whilst also positively influencing communities needing sports provision the most. Launched in partnership with The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry in 2012, Coach Core became operational as an independent charity in April 2020. To date our programmes have impacted more than 700 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and delivered more than 2 million coaching interactions in communities across the UK!
This is an extremely exciting time to be joining the charity and play a vital role in a small but very ambitious, growing fundraising team. We are looking for a highly organised, personable and conscientious team member with excellent writing skills. We are a dedicated and friendly team, passionate about raising funds to help support and educate young people through sports development. Our personal approach to fundraising is key to our success so if you like to get involved and are good with people, this could be for you.
Working with The Head of Development you will use your exceptional bid writing skills to create compelling applications for funding that help Coach Core deliver an ambitious programme of support for disadvantaged young people who are NEET. You will utilise your superb interpersonal skills to engage trusts, foundations and other funding bodies, building fruitful relationships that lead to long-term funding and support.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Talent Set are thrilled to be working with the Anna Freud Centre to find their new Trusts and Foundations Manager.
This role offers a wonderful flexible working environment and is offered as a hybrid role with an expectation to be in the London office 2 days a week.
The Anna Freud Centre are the leading charity supporting mental health in schools, supporting infants, children, young people and their families to transform mental health care for the better.
The post holder will play a vital role in supporting the fundraising team to meet income targets and develop and maintain relationships with donors and prospects. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated, hard-working candidate who is looking for a career in fundraising.
- Supporting the Trusts and Foundations Manager in identifying and researching potential new trusts, including undertaking extensive prospect research.
- Independently assessing medium-to-large/complex grant funding opportunities against organisational requirements to determine fit.
- Lead on writing and preparing high-quality proposals, particularly those relevant to the Closing the Gap campaign and unrestricted income.
- Preparing and submitting accurate, informative written progress reports for funders in line with requirements and deadlines, including liaising with operational staff to collect the required information.
- Developing and managing positive and strategic relationships with funders through a combination of regular telephone contact, face-to-face meetings, motivational proposals, informative reports and cultivation events.
- Facilitating colleagues to make appropriate decisions about funding opportunities by providing accurate and timely information about benefits and risks.
- Previous experience of writing funding proposals
- Track record of raising funds from charitable trusts
- Demonstrable experience of working effectively with a range of colleagues to translate ideas into persuasive proposals
- Ability to assess, comprehend and manage complex written and financial information quickly and accurately.
- Demonstrable experience of monitoring complex grants or projects.
- Ability to carry out research into giving patterns of donors to identify new prospects.
To be considered for this position please apply with your CV as soon as possible, regrettably please note we may not be able to reply to each and every application.
We are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.
We are recruiting for a donor relationship officer (Trusts) for a high-profile social welfare charity , you will be responsible for donor stewardship and development, fundraising proposals and reporting, finance, and administration.
Hybrid role , minimum 2 days at their HQ in London
Maintaining accurate and complete records of donor details and communications on the fundraising database (CARE) and using other information systems in line with agreed protocols.
Keep up to date with new trends in the marketplace with the aim of anticipating newTrusts and Statutory fundraising opportunities.
Commission the charitys Prospect Research to undertake additional research and due diligence into Trust and Foundations prospects as needed.
Manage the portfolio pipeline, tracking ask values and chances of success to secure the phased budget.
Manage the portfolio of warm Trusts and Foundations, to maintain long-term, sustainable partnerships.
Optimise the High Value Giving events and engagement opportunities to cultivate and steward the portfolio of trusts and foundations.
Draft the fundraising copy of trust mailings and appeals.
Write bespoke funding applications where appropriate within your portfolio.
Ensure funders reporting requirements regarding the use of restricted grants are met, and that reports are submitted according to agreed schedules and in line with funders criteria.
Experience of grant fundraising from charitable trusts
Experience of report writing
Experience of managing budgets and financial information
Proven ability to undertake effective prospect and market research
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.
Job title: Trusts Executive (maternity cover)
Location: UK flexible, with monthly travel to Haywards Heath office
Salary: circa £37,500
Sightsavers Institutional Funding Team have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven Trusts professional to become a major contributor to the development of our Global Trusts team.
About the role of Trusts Executive
As Trusts Executive you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing trust relationships, as well as engaging with new trust prospects in targeted global markets. The focus will be on trusts capable of contributing to a high level. In addition, you will develop biannual mailings for a large group of existing small to medium sized trusts.
This exciting, internationally focused role will see you manage and cultivate relationships with trusts and foundations primarily based in the UK, US and Europe, via bespoke proposals, mailings, reports, telephone and face to face meetings. You will be engaging with CEOs, Directors and Trustees and attending meetings with all levels of seniority.
This role would suit someone with a combination of strong written and communication skills. We are looking for a candidate with the ability to convey complex ideas in writing and report to a wide variety of funders. A strong candidate will be able to speak confidently about our work, negotiate and enthuse others, providing an active and positive impact to the overall direction of the team and the organisation as a whole.
Knowledge, skills and experience for the role of Trusts Executive
Experience of working in a fundraising, marketing or sales capacity.
Proven success in cultivating new relationships with prospective supporters/clients and maintaining relationships with existing supporters/clients.
Understanding of and interest in charity sector and international development issues.
Proven success in creating strong written proposals and reports
Ability to communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences.
Knowledge of good fundraising practice.
Excellent presentation and writing skills, including preparation of proposals, project budgets, reports.
Excellent communication and people skills.
An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity for people with disabilities.
Availability to travel occasionally, Covid-19 restrictions allowing.
Experience in analysing complex financial information
Experience within the charity sector and international development
Knowledge of good fundraising practice
The Trusts Executive role is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required skills. Please see the Job Description for full details.
Closing date: 5 June 2022
Please complete our brief application form and attached your CV and Cover letter to this application.
As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
XLP is a youth work charity working to create positive futures for young people and at the cutting edge of tackling poverty and educational failure in inner London. We deliver holistic, long-term work with young people aged 11 to 25 in schools and estate communities.
As a charity, we are almost totally reliant on fundraised income to keep our projects functioning and to fund new projects. At present about 50% of our income comes from charitable trusts and foundations. The Trusts and Foundations Manager is key to the continuation and development of this strong funding stream.
We are looking for someone with lots of energy and initiative, who is motivated by results; someone with good writing skills, a committed team player who can contribute positively across a range of fundraising opportunities.
You'll have experience in:
- Having a proven track record of success raising funds from trusts, foundations and statutory sources, including funds of over £50k and multi-year grants
- A similar fundraising role;
- Project management, bringing relevant internal stakeholders together to create fundable projects, scoping out financial and operational requirements;
- Developing strong relationships and using management skills to grow and retain funding;
- Report writing;
- Managing competing priorities and tasks;
- Building relationships with funders.
You’ll be good at:
- Being a creative thinker who can identify needs and spot opportunities for business development;
- Painting pictures in words, bringing our work to life on a page;
- Developing detailed knowledge of our work and impact;
- Written and communication skills with excellent attention to detail;
- Being creative with an innovative mindset;
- Thinking strategically with strong judgement;
- Being proactive and motivated;
- Being solutions focused.
What we offer
In return, the successful candidate will receive a supportive and flexible working environment, regular staff training and access to a range of employee benefits including; employer pension scheme contribution, 25 days of leave and regular team socials.
How to Apply
Please click the link to apply via our website. Applications close on Friday the 22nd of July at 12pm (midday).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are recruiting a Senior Fundraising Officer – Trusts and Foundations, who will play a key role in our small and successful fundraising team. A confident and capable fundraiser, you will bring vital capacity to this side of our income generation and work closely with the CEO, Senior Leadership Team and Fundraising Manager.
About the role
This Senior Fundraising Officer role is a new position, ideal for a creative and ambitious fundraiser who is seeking a role where there is an opportunity to develop and step up professionally.
If successful, you will join a small fundraising team where from the start, you will enjoy real responsibility. In this new role, you will work on a diverse range of funding proposals and have the autonomy to lead on the management of your own portfolio of funders. You will also work alongside senior staff, including our CEO and Senior Leadership Team, to develop larger, strategically significant proposals.
Although your main focus will be fundraising from Charitable Trusts and Foundations, you will have the chance to broaden your experience by working with the Fundraising Manager to develop and maintain the fundraising presence on our website and social media. You will also provide administrative support for the team, including keeping up-to-date records.
In this role, you will be home-based or London office-based (Vauxhall). We pride ourselves on being a flexible employer and if you are seeking a role that is 3–4 days a week, we are open to discussion. Apply and let us know what working pattern you are looking for.
In return, we offer: a generous 30 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata if part-time), a cycle to work programme and auto-enrolment into a pension scheme, a flexible working environment, including home working, compressed and variable hours, access to employee resource groups, including the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion working group, Wellbeing Committee, regular social activities and a Wellbeing Action Plan for each member of staff. And as part of our People Strategy, we are proud to offer many learning opportunities.
Kinship is the leading charity in England and Wales for kinship carers – relatives and friends who raise children when their parents aren’t able to. We offer kinship carers expert advice as well as financial, legal, practical and emotional support and understanding from the moment they need it, for as long as they need it. We’re always there to help with the complicated and stressful decisions that so many kinship families have to make, as well as to celebrate the good times.
Working alongside kinship carers and the children they raise, with their voices and views at the fore, we build communities of support and give everything we have to fight for each family and their rights, as well as to raise awareness of kinship care and secure better support for all those playing this critical role.
For further details about the role, please refer to the attached job specification.
To apply, please click the Apply button to send us your CV and cover letter, along with a completed Equal Opportunities form.
Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised.
Apply with a CV and 1–2-page supporting statement, along with a completed Equal Opportunities questionnaire, which can be found on our website.