Trusts & Grants Manager

London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Harris Hill are working with an International Animal Welfare charity to recruit a Trusts & Grants Manager to lead the trusts & grants function fundraising department. This role sits within the philanthropy & partnerships function within the organisation and is responsible for delivery of the trust fundraising income stream in line with the organisations strategic aims. Based in London you will be responsible for a team of five and serve as an expert on trusts, foundations and grant makers. Key responsibilities - To maximise income from trusts, foundations and institutional grant-makers through the development and implementation of operational plans and budgets - To manage the Trusts & Grants sub-team, mentor and support team staff to realise individual targets in their respective functions - To ensure a robust pipeline of well-researched prospects for these income streams is developed and maintained - To manage the team members, including planning, supervision, team meetings, communications and performance - To review and improve practices and procedures, implementing positive changes and improving efficiency Experience & skills - Extensive knowledge of the principles of fundraising from charitable trusts and foundations - A proven track record of raising significant funds from charitable trusts and foundations, and securing multi-year financial commitments from institutional funders - Previoiu experience of identifying and prioritising funders and projects; building a prospect pipeline, developing a strategic, long-term trusts and foundation programme - A proven track record in developing and writing high quality proposals, grant applications and impact reports on restricted funding projects - solid experience of budget management and financial planning, including reporting on KPIs such as prospect pipeline development, retention and net income - Excellent verbal & written communication skills - Strong project and stakeholder management skills