Trusts and Foundations Manager

Recruiter
Third Solutions
Location
London
Salary
31000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are recruiting a Trust and Foundations Manager for an inspirational charity on the London/ Essex border. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very successful and passionate fundraising team where you will be responsible for managing and developing well established relationships with donors and funders from charitable trusts, foundations and grant making bodies to raise c500,000 PA.

The Charity
An inspirational charity, looking after children and young people aged from birth to 19 years old who have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. Residential and community services extend across North and North East London, West Essex and East Hertfordshire and the charity is held in high esteem within the area.

The charity has won numerous awards and been shortlisted for many more, competing against national charities, due to a very passionate and successful fundraising team who are encouraged to be innovative and bring new ideas to a table. The charity has a flat structure and the Director of Fundraising and CEO have an open-door policy where creative and sharing ideas is activity encouraged.

The Role
To be responsible for managing and developing relationships with donors and funders from charitable Trusts, Foundations and grant making bodies to raise c£500,000 PA. This ole will focus on small to medium sized funders of between 5,000 30,000. The post holder will also work closely with the Philanthropy Manager on applications to major funders (50,000+).

To develop a thorough understanding of the work of the charity in order to write compelling applications and case studies for different audiences.
Work closely with members of the care team, senior management team and income generation and marketing team to understand and be able to illustrate the hospices short, medium and long-term funding needs.
Set income and expenditure budgets and monitor performance to achieve agreed targets.
To package the charitys services and activities to create attractive projects for funders.
To synthesise information from across the organisation into reports for funders which accurately demonstrate the impact of their support.
Research new Trusts new trusts, foundations and corporate foundations to approach.
Support the major donor and corporate teams with research to maximise opportunities which may span more than one income stream.

The Candidate
Demonstrable understanding of the range of funding opportunities within grants, trusts and foundations available to childrens hospices.
Understanding of the statutory income (e.g. local authority and NHS grants) opportunities available to childrens hospices.
Experience of synthesising information from a range of sources to produce accurate and engaging reports.
A proven track record of managing relationships with stakeholders
Highly proficient persuasive writing skills
The ability to balance analytical information with engaging story-telling

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.