Are you looking for a new Trusts and Foundations role in a collaborative team? Do you care about preventing and alleviating homelessness in young people? Charity People are delighted to be working with a leading youth homelessness charity.
Senior Trusts & Foundations Officer
Salary: £37,525 (ILW) London Per Annum or £36,706 (IML) Manchester + Pension & Other Benefits.
Holidays: 26 days + bank & statutory holidays
Hours: 37.5 hours per week / flexible as agreed
Location: Head Office in London & Home Working
About the Charity
The charity has 30 years of impactful work and addresses homelessness by preventing and alleviating its effects on people’s lives, particularly prioritising vulnerable young individuals with traumatic experiences. As a growing and dynamic organization, they are committed to diversifying and sustaining its voluntary income to provide more young people with a safe place to call home. The charity is passionate about making a positive difference and upholds Vincentian values, focusing on rights, responsibilities, action, societal engagement, and belief in people’s potential.
About the role
As a Senior Trusts & Foundations Officer, you will play a vital role in a proactive and dedicated trust fundraising team. Managing current donors, building new relationships, and effectively communicating the charity’s impact, you will contribute to a new trusts and foundations strategy. Key deliverables include making successful funding bids, managing the trust mailing program, reporting to donors, researching new opportunities, leading meetings and project visits, and maintaining accurate records.
We are seeking an experienced professional in trust and grant fundraising, capable of securing gifts over £25,000. Proven expertise in bid writing, team target achievement, and effective reporting to trust donors is desired. Understanding trust fundraising principles, stewardship, and researching potential donors is crucial. Confidence in leading grant meetings and using databases like Raiser’s Edge is an advantage. The charity will support you through training, flexibility, career advancement opportunities, and exposure to Vincentian values.
If this role excites you please send your CV to Katharine @charityPeople.co.uk . If your CV is of interest, we’ll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call.
We will be shortlisting as applications come in. Please apply asap as the role may close early.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help ensure the application process works for you.
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