A great opportunity to be part of a growing team that is passionate about brightening the lives of sick children and their families. Working with the Head of Partnership & Philanthropy to achieve income from Trusts and Foundations, by conducting prospect research, developing and submitting relevant, high quality applications. Youll be responsible for writing compelling proposals and bids and ensuring an excellent standard of cultivation and stewardship with funders.
A charity that offers a unique combination of services to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families. The charitys services provide entertainment, distraction and comfort through the most challenging times, bringing the normality of fun and play when its most needed and probably least expected.
The main purpose of the role is to work with the Head of Partnership & Philanthropy to achieve a step change in income from Trusts and Foundations, by conducting prospect research, developing and submitting relevant, high quality applications. Youll be responsible for writing compelling proposals and bids and ensuring an excellent standard of cultivation and stewardship with funders.
Full time, 37.5hrs, (flexible working considered)
Take the lead in managing and growing the trust and foundations portfolio, with a particular focus on 25K plus prospects, in order to achieve growth targets.
Work closely with the Childrens Services to understand the programmes for seriously ill children and to develop a compelling case for support
Research prospective grant-making funders, matching potential donors with the charities programmes
Create bespoke, high quality applications for funders which demonstrate a clear understanding of their requirements and the impact of our work for seriously ill children and their families
Initiate, build and manage relationships with funders with timely and relevant communications, meetings and invitations to events.
Ensure that donors receive appropriate and timely acknowledgement and recognition for their support
Managing your own budget and making successful individual trust applications to the value of at least 25k plus and a total budget in excess of 300k
Establishing and managing relationships with trusts and foundations
Developing and growing an income stream
Working with a solution focused approach to problem solving and decision-making
Delivering excellent verbal and written communications
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
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