Corporate Fundraising and Trusts Officer

Recruiter
Third Solutions
Location
London
Salary
28900.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for talented fundraiser to join a national charity. Working across Corporate (80% and Trusts 20%), you will help the charity achieve income targets, through the management of a portfolio of partner relationships, and the provision of research and administrative support.

The Company
A well-established and widely respected national charity, supporting anyone affected by the death of an infant.

The Role
To support the Senior Trusts and Corporate Fundraiser in meeting corporate, trust and major donor income targets, through the management of a portfolio of partner relationships, and the provision of research and administrative support. The role will be approximately 80% Corporate and 20% Trusts.
Provide excellent account management to smaller Charity of the Year and other Corporate Partners and Trusts (as a guideline those giving up to 20,000).
Support the Senior Trusts and Corporate Fundraiser in the management of larger partnerships, for example helping out at events.
Research and develop new business opportunities within existing and new accounts, following up leads as requested by the Senior Trusts and Corporate Fundraiser, and identifying others.
Work with the fundraising team to ensure that all unsolicited approaches from companies, including the matched funding of individual fundraisers, are responded to in a timely manner.
Assist the Senior Trusts and Corporate Fundraiser in the preparation of applications for competitive Charity of the Year partnerships and other similar opportunities.
Keep accurate, up-to-date Corporate Fundraising and Trust records in the ThankQ database and shared drive of plans and communications, in compliance with data protection legislation and best practice.

The Candidate
Relevant experience in a Corporate and/ or Trusts Fundraising team
Ability to write proposals, presentations and reports
Experience of developing and maintaining positive relationships with corporate supporters
Effective verbal communication both on the telephone and in person with companies
Experience of research using a variety of tools and techniques
Strong IT skills including the use of basic software, and a fundraising database
Ability to cope with demanding situations and work to tight deadlines
Good interpersonal skills including team working
Strong organisational skills
Financial literacy
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends and to undertake occasional travel throughout the UK
Ability to understand a project budget
Experience of Trust and/or Major Donor Fundraising

IMPORTANT NOTE
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.