Trusts and Statutory Officer

Location
England,London
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
29 Nov 2018
Closes
27 Dec 2018
Ref
13970601/001
Contact
Jay Salvemini
Job Discipline
Other
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Charities
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This person will be responsible for securing funds from trusts and statutory sources from around the UK.


Client Details

This growing organisation is a national charity looking to transform the lives of those impacted across the UK.


Description

* Deliver strong relationship management to funders and partners, including producing reports, tailored communications and timely feedback
* Identify and research new sources of funds through market and prospect research, networking, and working with colleagues across the organisation to secure the funding
* To research, prepare and present funding bids, proposals and documentation 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
* Ensure all Trust fundraising activity and reporting is accurately recorded and maintain accurate and organised information systems
* Keep abreast of relevant developments, legislation and networks
* 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 or statutory bodies
* Understanding of trends in trusts and foundations funding and wider fundraising techniques
* Experience developing and maintaining a pipeline of donors, and securing small and medium value funding
* Experience research prospecting of charitable foundations
* Proactive self-starter with ability to work under pressure and manage multiple deadlines
* Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills with an ability to build strong relationships, with particular reference to telephone and face to face meetings
* Strong communication skills (written and oral) - particularly the ability to write compelling and persuasive funding applications
* An up-to-date 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 working within the third sector


Job Offer

* Salary of between £25,000 - £30,000 commensurate with experience
* Opportunity to make a difference within a growing team

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