Philanthropy Officer (Trusts)
We have a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual with trust fundraising experience to take the next step in their fundraising career with a leading national charity with a global impact. This is a very exciting time for the charity and to join them on their journey. The CompanyLast year, this national charity raised over 25m from individuals, companies, trusts, foundations and community organisations. They believe however that there is potential to do so much more and under the leadership of a new CEO and Executive Director of Income Generation, they are now developing a new strategy for doubling income from voluntary fundraising.The RoleThe post-holder will work alongside the Philanthropy Manager and Senior Philanthropy Manager to develop and maintain relationships with, and secure funds from a portfolio of loyal supporters and prospective supporters (mainly trusts and foundations) whilst working across the team to develop strategies and plans for significantly increasing income during the next five years.Maintain and develop existing relationships with supporters within individual portfolioIdentify and cultivate new relationship opportunities to secure income to support work of the charityWork in partnership with internal colleagues to develop and prepare well-written applications and reports for core and project fundingRecording of all relevant data on database (in accordance with data protection), including reporting and analysisThe CandidateExperience of researching and writing grant applications for charitable trusts and foundations Successful track record of contributing to targets in Trusts and Foundations fundraising Experience of engaging and building relationships with trusts and other funders.Strong writing and research skills Ability to adapt key messages to suit different funding criteria and prioritiesExperience of working to deadlinesExperience of using databasesExperience of working collaboratively within a teamIMPORTANT NOTEOur 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.