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Trusts Fundraising Manager

WR Fundraising Recruitment
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24 Sep 2021

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WR Fundraising Recruitment is looking for an experienced Trusts Fundraiser for an exciting new role where you will have the opportunity to grow a trusts and grants fundraising stream while managing an extremely strong portfolio of existing supporters.

You will inherit a strong portfolio or existing grants (over £350K) and a database of ready to go applications and prospects.

This role is working 4.5 days per week (Friday afternoons off!) and includes 40 days holiday within its benefits package.

We're looking for an experienced Trusts Fundraiser who is willing to take responsibility for all aspects of trusts fundraising - including prospect research, relationship building and reporting) has a track record of securing a wide range of grants (up to 6 figure would be preferred).

With a prominent cause in the spotlight, and a very financially stable charity, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of applications and bids and join a small, collaborative fundraising team that's smashing its targets.

Trusts Fundraising Manager

4.5 days per week, Permanent

London (Hybrid Working)

Circa £44,500 pro rata (£40,000 for 4.5 days)

Duties will include:

Generate fundraising income from key Trusts and Foundations and research potential new avenues for funding
Write tailored, inspirational applications and reports addressing grant-making priorities or requirements as specified
Building strong relationships with other teams within the organisation in order to understand the work of the Charity and thus build a case for support
Maintain and deliver a pipeline of applications and reporting to grant makers, including prospecting for new funders
To research relevant Trusts and Grant making bodies, developing compelling applications
Build new relationships with trust and grant awarding organisations, updating them with the work of the charity and impact of trust funding.
Stewardship of existing trusts and foundations, reporting on impact and identifying new opportunities for support

The ideal candidate will have:

Track record in trusts fundraising / winning funds through bids and applications to grant giving, statutory bodies and foundations
First class, demonstrable written communication skills with the ability to write compelling and innovative proposals and funding reports
Strong interpersonal, networking and relationship building skills
Proven experience undertaking research, developing proposals, and winning funding.
Experience in managing relationships with trust and grant awarding bodies

To apply or for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance.

The team at WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We'd love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.
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