Trusts and Foundations Manager

Third Solutions
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a driven & ambitious Trusts and Foundations Manager, passionate about social equality to develop and deliver income for a lively charity.

The Company
With a mid-sized fundraising team of eleven staff who sit in the Head Office with c.40 staff and there is a further 100 staff across the country. It is a lively and engaging place to work, with direct access to the CEO and Senior Management Team, as well as plenty of opportunities to get out of the office to visit beneficiaries.

The Role
You will be a key player in a small but ambitious Trust and Foundation team who will work together to grow income above and beyond 1million.
The Director of Development has vast experience, specifically in this income stream and is determined to see the function grow by establishing relationships with Grant Directors and building strategic partnerships.
Working along side the Senior Manager and Deputy Director, this is an exciting position for an individual with experience who is looking to work for a mid-sized charity where their contribution is recognised across the organisation.
The post holder will identify and own a pipeline of Trusts and Foundations with responsibility for building relationships with and securing income from these (ranging from c.10k to 50k).
We will also encourage the post holder to support the Senior Management Team with innovative 500k+ bids to gain experience of large, strategic partnerships.
You will have a personal income target and be supported to reach this as part of a team that we are confident can significantly increase Trust and Foundation income

The Candidate
A successful track record as a Trust and Foundation fundraiser (2 years+) with examples of identifying prospects that have resulted in 10k to 50k+ a year, or comparable experience in negotiating high value sales.
Experience of prospecting new income sources identify, qualify, forecast income and plan bespoke engagement for a range of Trusts and Foundations
Strong organisational skills and attention to detail. A successful track-record of owning processes, meeting deadlines and managing a mixed workload.
Experience of developing strong cases for support and writing successful bids/proposals.
A positive can-do attitude that will enthuse prospective and current supporters, colleagues, young people and volunteers.

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 and 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 and an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003.