Fundraiser

Recruiter
Better Prospects
Location
Amersham
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
12 Jan 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Fundraiser looking to make a difference for a fantastic charity? Our client an amazing charity based organisation are looking for a Grants Fundraiser to join their expanding team in Amersham. The ideal candidate will need to have at least 3 years’ experience in grant fundraising and a track record of success for a Charity organisation.
Key Responsibilities:
- The Grants Fundraiser will be working closely with the Head of Group Finance and other Grants Fundraiser to develop and implement a strategy to maintain and increase the Society’s income from new and existing grant-giving trusts, foundations, pharmaceutical companies and other appropriate grant-makers, ensuring a reliable and sustainable income stream
- In liaison with relevant members of the staff team develop grant proposals for each area of the Charity’s services that require funding
- Build on and maintain long term fundraising relationships with existing grant funders, writing reports to meet deadlines and submitting further applications for funding
- Maintain and develop communications with relevant individuals from pharmaceutical companies and other grant-makers, including initiating and participating in meetings and teleconferences as appropriate
- Identify appropriate grant-makers that have not previously supported the work of the Charity and make targeted approaches
- Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Charity’s objectives and activities
- The Grants Fundraiser will produce regular reports on activity for the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees as required
- Undertake all administration and record keeping related to grant fundraising including keeping the CRM database up to date
Key Attributes:
- At least 3 years’ experience in grant fundraising
- Excellent communication skills, highly numerate and familiar with constructing budgets
- A strong ability to create persuasive grant applications tailored to individual funders’ priorities and requirements
Hours:
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

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