Trusts and Statutory Funding Manager
Trusts and Statutory Funding Manager
Contract type: 12-month fixed-term (maternity cover)
35 hours per week
Salary: GBP 40,500 per annum DOE (Including Inner London Weighting)
About the role
The British Red Cross' Trust & Statutory (TS) Funding team has an exciting opportunity for a trusts and statutory funding professional to join the team as a Funding Manager for a 12-month fixed term.
The post holder will manage a portfolio of major charitable trusts and / or statutory donors to raise vital funds for both our UK and international work; working with programme colleagues to develop high quality proposals and cultivating strong and sustainable donor relationships to secure GBP 100k+ grants. You will provide excellence in donor stewardship and account management for existing donors and develop relationships with new donors to support the growth of our pipeline.
You will also fulfil a lead role with a specified UK and / or international thematic area; advising on fundraising strategy and generating fundraising work for the team. Close working with colleagues across the organisation, including across the department, restricted funding team, specific service personnel and finance colleagues are pre-requisites of the role. The post holder will manage the work of officers and / or trainees and any others at the discretion of line management.
The successful candidate will be dynamic and adept at managing the demands of a varied portfolio, dedicating appropriate time to cultivating relationships with trust and foundation donors, alongside servicing the demands of developing large statutory bids, moving with ease between the two. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious relationship fundraiser to join a dedicated team, working as part of the world's largest humanitarian movement.
About the team
This is a role within the Trust and Statutory Team (TS), based in the High Value Giving and Events (HVGE) department, which also comprises the Philanthropy & Events, Corporate Partnerships, Prospect Research and Restricted Funding support teams.
BRC has ambitious plans to grow restricted income, in response to a changing external context and greater demands for our services. The TS team is targeted to raise GBP 7.6m in 2018 with ambitions to grow to GBP 10m in 2020.
About the person
- Educated to degree level or equivalent
- An understanding an appreciation of changing funding trends
- Demonstrable experience and a track record of securing GBP 100k+ grants from trusts/foundation and statutory donors
- Ability to assess, comprehend and manage complex written and financial information quickly and accurately
- Highly developed written communication skills that result in the production of clear and persuasive proposals
- Experience in project design, project proposal development and writing
- Proven ability to form strong working relationships both with donors and internal stakeholders at all levels
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on, Thursday 22nd March 2018. Interviews will be held on, Thursday 29th March 2018.
About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, in the UK and around the world. We are part of a global humanitarian network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. Working through a network of community based volunteers, we enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Childcare vouchers
The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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