Their vision: to be the world's most inspiring Naval Museum. Their mission: inspiring learning, enjoyment and engagement with the story of the Royal Navy, and its impact in shaping the modern world. With sites across the UK this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Major Trusts & Foundations Lead, who likes to make things happen, to become part of an exciting growth strategy for this world leading Charity Heritage organisation.Charity People are thrilled to be heading up the search for a Major Trusts & Foundations Lead for the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN). Reporting to the Director of Fundraising you'll be responsible for the development and delivery of major applications to trusts, foundations and other funders. You'll be identifying and managing new trusts and foundations, as well as building relationships with established funders and partners to secure funds for NMRN's strategic development projects, both capital and revenue. This is a crucial appointment for the NMRN and we are looking for someone with a substantial track record of:- Identifying and researching prospects to generate multi-million-pound long-term relationships - Initiating, developing, and delivering six and seven-figure applications with trusts, foundations and funding partners. - Spotting opportunities and linking ideas and departments together to develop and exploit opportunities across the organisation.The NMRN is highly entrepreneurial and fosters a culture of innovation and making things happen. This means the pace is fast, with lots of projects on the go, so you'll need to be a confident team player who's able to juggle the opportunities and demands of a world leading heritage organisation and multi-site national tourist attraction.There is a flexible working culture at NMRN. You'll enjoy a mix of home and site-based working at any of their locations across the North East (Hartlepool), South West (Yeovilton), South East (Portsmouth & Gosport) & Northern Ireland (Belfast). For this role however there is the option to be primarily home based due to the nature of the work.Whilst NMRN has a need for the role to be covered on a full-time basis, NMRN would welcome job share applications as well as those seeking full-time work. NMRN would also consider a credible candidate looking for a part-time role if it was clear that they possessed significant experience and a track record in securing support for either capital development or arts/revenue projects.For more information about this fantastic opportunity please get in touch with Ellen Drummond at Charity People.Closing 5th October but please get in touch ASAP so we can get excited together sooner!Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), race, religion or belief, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.