Trusts Fundraising Officer

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
05 Jul 2018
Closes
23 Jul 2018
Ref
13928437/001
Contact
Jay Salvemini
Job Discipline
Other
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Charities
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This person will be responsible for raising funds from trusts and foundations in the UK and internationally.


Client Details

This growing organisation is an international charity looking to transform the lives of those affected globally.


Description

* Deliver unparalleled relationship management to regular Trust donors, including producing reports, tailored communications and timely feedback
* Identify and research new trusts and foundations for the organisation's funded programmes
* To prepare written funding applications and both narrative and financial reports on projects to maximise opportunities for gaining support from trusts
* Work closely with other teams to ensure you are kept up to date with developments and that all communications with trusts are up to date
* Represent the organisation at external networking meetings and meetings / presentations to potential or current trusts
* Work closely with other Donor teams to ensure that fundraising activities are aligned and to maximise the potential of leveraging high value donations through other income streams
* Coordinate with the Finance team on the preparation of budgets and finance reports to trusts and to ensure the monthly reconciliation of all income from trusts and foundations
* Ensure all Trust fundraising activity and reporting is accurately recorded and maintain accurate and organised information systems
* Build a productive working relationship with other members of the fundraising team and with other teams across the organisation globally
* Effectively communicate the issues related to the organisation's work to internal and external audiences


Profile

Essential

* Demonstrable fundraising experience with particular experience in successfully securing income from trust and foundations
* Experience developing and maintaining a pipeline of donors
* Proactive self-starter with great project and time management skills
* Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills with an ability to build strong relationships
* Strong communication skills (written and oral) - particularly the ability to write compelling and persuasive funding applications
* General knowledge of the fundraising sector, key trends and developments
* Ability to work within both a team and independently, and with a flexible, can do attitude
* Excellent attention to detail and ability to adhere to strict deadlines



Desirable

* Experience with Raiser's Edge
* Experience of raising funds for overseas development projects
* Experience of working with colleagues based outside of the UK
* Understanding of international development issues


Job Offer

* Salary of between £25,000 - £27,000 commensurate with experience
* Occasional travel abroad may be necessary
* Opportunity to make a difference within a growing team

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