Identify, research and approach prospective contacts in order to cultivate relationships and generate new business.
To develop and manage a realistic weighted pipeline of trusts and foundations income including the development of new multi-year and growth fund opportunities.
Work with Head of Fundraising and Communications to identify funding priorities and develop compelling cases for support.
To write compelling applications to trusts, foundations and other grant-making organisations, tailored to the funder, ensuring applications meet their criteria and deadlines.
Person speficicaion to inlcude
Demonstrable experience of successful trusts and foundations fundraising
Experience of carrying out prospect research
Experience of working with and presenting financial information
Ability to build strong relationships within the organisation and with funders
Enthusiastic, self-motivated with good time management skills
Inspiring and engaging communications skills
Confident and competent at approaching new prospects on the telephone, face-to-face and in writing
Ability to recognise what motivates a supporter to ensure they have a meaningful relationship with Homeless Oxfordshire.