Assistant Philantropy Officer

Recruiter
Harris Hill
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Harris Hill are recruiting an Assistant Philanthropy Officer on behalf of an international disability charity. This organisation provide support to individuals to help them live and work as independently as they choose. Based in London this role is responsible for providing support and assistance to the trusts and philanthropy team in order to maximise income generation opportunities from grant giving trusts and foundations. Key responsibilities - To identify and research Trust and Foundation fundraising opportunities under the direction of Trusts Officers and Managers - To use the whole range of research tools to identify Trust and Foundation funders and help build relationships with prospects - To support the team in developing, preparing and submitting funding applications to Trusts and Foundations as part of the overall strategy of the Trusts and Philanthropy Team - To provide feedback where needed/appropriate, to funders and contribute to the monitoring of projects - To provide support to the Regional Fundraising Team in their work with Trusts and Foundations to ensure efficient coordination between the two teams Experience and skills - Previous knowledge and experience of working in a fundraising team or department would be advantageous for this role - The preferred candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills - The role requires someone to be computer literate with knowledge of MS Word, Outlook and Excel - The successful candidate must be self motivated and with the ability to work on under their own initiative - The preferred candidate must have strong relationship building skills with the ability to build relationships with internal colleagues from different deartments

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