Trusts & Foundations Officer
Job Title: Trusts & Foundations Officer Contract: Fixed Term, 9-12 months, 3 days/ week or equivalent Salary: £31,675- £36,951 pro rata + benefits Location: London We are working in partnership with an international media charity looking to appoint an experienced and proactive Trusts & Foundations Officer. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading on applications to major trusts, with a focus on both stewardship and generating new business through effective research and cultivation, and through writing persuasive cases for support. The role also involves engaging with the trustee board to cultivate their networks and the programme teams to generate new ideas to attract private donors. The successful candidate will demonstrate: 3+ years in a Trusts & Foundations fundraising role Demonstrable, personal track record in securing major gifts from trusts and foundation Solid understanding of the UK trust/ foundation donor market Strong communication, liaison and interpersonal skills to work effectively with people at all levels, and represent the organisation at a high level First rate diplomacy skills and professional discretion We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and engaging individual with excellent communications skills and the ability to substantially grow income from Trusts and Foundations. Due consideration will be given to a longer-term extension of the role for 2019 onwards subject to performance and successful revenue generation during the fixed-term. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual. If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you. Please submit your CV in a word document, with a supporting statement as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting our reference JO1484. Please apply without delay.