Trusts and Grants Officer

Recruiter
Third Solutions
Location
London, South East England
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are working with a leading national charity to recruit a Trusts and Grants Officer. You will be part of the Philanthropy and Partnerships team and will be responsible for implementing activities from the annual trusts and grants plan, and managing a portfolio of trusts and grant-makers.

The Charity
A leading national disability, delivering disability services, community projects, education and training resources that promote inclusion and wellbeing. The successful candidate will be joining at an exciting time for the charity where they are investing into the fundraising team to deliver and sustain our ambitious growth aspirations of increasing voluntary income by 50% over the next four years. They believe in providing a great working environment and a range of benefits we will attract and retain like-minded people.

The Role
You will be part of the Philanthropy and Partnerships team which aims to develop strong cases for support, products and long-term relationships to inspire new support to the cause and keep existing supporters impassioned to our shared vision of tackling social isolation by connecting disabled people with their communities.

To manage a portfolio of trusts and grants funders, contributing to the achievement of the teams income targets.
To prepare new funding applications and key reports, ensuring high standards are consistently met.
To research potential new funders and make recommendations to the Trusts and Grants Manager.
To liaise direct with trusts and grant-makers, as part of the research, bid preparation.
To support the Trusts and Grants Manager in the development of new strong cases for support, including the charitys UK and international work.
To lead on small trusts mailing activity, including liaising with the Database Manager and preparing data briefs, writing copy, and liaising with any external designers/printers.

The Candidate
We are seeking to appoint an organised and adaptable team player. You will need to be creative, ambitious and have excellent writing skills.

Minimum years experience in Trust and Grant Fundraising
Bid writing experience
Experience reporting back to funders on use of funds from trusts, grants and statutory sources
Good written and oral communication skills.
Trusts and grants research experience
Experience of researching trusts and grant-makers
Successful new funding applications to BIG (Big Lottery Fund) for UK and/or International work (desirable).

IMPORTANT NOTE
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.