Trusts, Foundations & Statutory Fundraising Officer

Work Relief
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Work Relief Charity Recruitment is acting on behalf of one of London’s most recognisable homeless support charities and recruiting for a Trusts & Statutory Fundraising Officer to join their growing team and assist in the development of trusts & foundation funding.

At an exciting time of development, we are looking for an experienced trusts and grants fundraising professional to assist in implementing the strategic plan for trust and statutory fundraising.

Trusts, Foundations & Statutory Fundraising Officer

Croydon, South London

Full Time, Permanent

£26,000 per annum + benefits

Duties will include:

  • Raise fundraising income from the Big Lottery Fund, Children In Need, and other key Trusts and Foundations
  • Assist with bids £100K+ and work with the Senior Fundraising Officer on small applications
  • Develop and write fundraising applications that sustain current programmes
  • Build and develop relationships with a portfolio of potential and strategically important grant and trust bodies
  • Maintain and deliver a pipeline of applications and reporting to grant makers, including prospecting for new funders
  • Support the Senior Fundraising Officer in related business development aspects of the charity’s fundraising activity

We are seeking candidates with a strong record of achievement in trust and grants fundraising.

Applicants will need:

  • Experience of writing successful applications to grant and charitable trusts
  • Experience of Trust/Foundation and Lottery fundraising,
  • Track record in winning funds through bids and applications to grant giving and statutory bodies
  • Experience of, and ability to, prepare high quality applications
  • Experience of working across an organisation to develop funding proposals for new projects or areas of work.
  • Understanding and implementation of fundraising techniques and processes
  • Ability to write compelling and innovative proposals and funding reports
  • First class, demonstrable written communication skills
  • Ability to work harmoniously within a small team

To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV.

Suitable candidates will be asked to complete an application form

Closing date for completed application forms is 09:00 - Wednesday 24th May 2017.

Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.