Trusts & Foundations Officer
NPC is recruiting for a Trusts and Foundations Officer to join our busy and dynamic Innovation and Development team and provide support with growing our income from trusts and foundations.
The Innovation and Development team at NPC leads on new strategies, partnerships and projects and spearheads our fundraising activity to support independent research. We are a small team, and there is plenty of opportunity to get involved with research, events and idea generation.
About the role
The Trusts and Foundations Officer will work with the Head of Development to develop a trust and foundations pipeline, develop suitable funding proposals in line with NPC’s new strategy, and lead on applications to funders. The post holder will also input and support across a range of activities, including event design and delivery, donor stewardship and wider fundraising efforts within NPC.
You will have a 2:1 or equivalent qualification and a track record of securing gifts from trusts and foundations of five figures and above. You will be an excellent communicator, able to relate with personal credibility to colleagues from across the organisation, as well as senior external stakeholders. Finally, you will have enthusiasm for NPC’s mission and for working in the voluntary sector.
- Helping to grow NPC's income from trusts and foundations
- Working within the Innovation and Development team, supporting the creation of a trusts and foundation fundraising strategy
- Undertaking detailed prospect research and identifying the most appropriate funding and fundraising opportunities
- Developing a funding pipeline of charitable trusts and foundations to support NPC's programmes and activities
- Initiating and building relationships with new and existing grant making trusts and foundations via telephone, email and in person
- Establishing a calendar of opportunities for grant submissions to trusts and foundations
- Submitting high quality applications and tracking progress using NPC's prospect management system
- Working closely with colleagues across NPC to acquire suitable case studies/projects for funding bids and updates for existing funders
- Help NPC events where needed (these may occasionally be out of hours)
Based in London.
Salary: £30,000-35,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience.
Hours: 37.5 hours a week, 18-month contract with the potential to extend. We are open to exploring flexible working opportunities.
How to apply
We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of the application process we ask that you complete an equal opportunities form. Information supplied will be treated in confidence. If you do not wish to complete the equal opportunities form, it will not influence your application in any way.
To apply, please send:
- a cover letter (no longer than two sides) providing your evidence of meeting the key skills and competencies noted above and in the job description
- your CV
- a completed equal opportunities form
by email before the deadline of 12 noon Monday 1 April 2019. Please include the job reference in the subject of your email along with where you saw the job advertisement. Your cover letter will be used in the initial screening of your application.
Please note: We reserve the right to close these vacancies prior to the application deadline once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
Interviews will take place weeks commencing 8 April and 15 April 2019.
Please visit our website to download a copy of the job description and an equal opportunities form.