Trust Fundraising Manager

Michael Page Marketing
London, South East England
11 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This organisation is looking for a Trust Fundraising Manager to join their small, friendly team in London for a 12 month contract. There is the potential to work from home in this role for a few days a week.

Client Details

This organisation is a small international development charity that helps rural communities and also carries out conservation work. They are based in central London.


As Trust Fundraising Manager, your key Responsibilities will be:

  • Work with a variety of trusts and foundations to fund the organisation's programmes and running costs
  • Maximise income potential from current funders
  • Develop relationships with trust funders to secure lasting relationships
  • Lead on the trust portfolio and be responsible for an income target of around £600,000
  • Monitor the trusts and foundations pipeline - including budgets and forecasting
  • Identify and secure new funding opportunities
  • Develop a strong case for support and submit tailored applications
  • Provide excellent stewardship to all funders
  • Maintain accurate records on the organisation's database
  • Keep abreast of sector best practise


Experience required for this Trust Fundraising Manager:

  • Experience in trusts and foundations fundraising is essential
  • Excellent eye for detail and systematic approach to work
  • Demonstrable success in securing income from trusts and foundations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Passion for international development

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of between £27,500 and £38,000, depending on experience. You will have the opportunity to travel internationally to see the work of the charity, should this appeal to you.