We have an excellent opportunity for a Trust Fundraiser to maximise income from trusts and foundations in order to fund the work of this amazing charity who have supported 75,000 people across 59 countries.
A national social welfare charity who directly support more than 4,500 individuals and fund over 90 charities. Overall more than 75,000 people have been touched by their support spread worldwide across 59 countries. The charity offers their employees one of the best benefits packages in the sector, including up to 350 per month to cover your travel to and from work.
Manage and develop the income from an existing portfolio of trust and foundation donors.
Working with the Head of Partnerships to devise strategies for identifying and building a strong pipeline of High Net Worth Individual supporters in order to develop income from major Donors.
Research, identify and approach potential new trust supporters and in completing warm and cold trust mailings.
Responsibility for all aspects of trusts stewardship including timely thanking and processing of donations.
Lead on and work with the Regional staff in order to successfully manage the centralisation of all aspects of trust fundraising.
Implementing procedures and processes to ensure accurate batching of trust income at a central and regional level
Maintain accurate and up to date records of trust fundraising activity on Raiser Edge Database, paper and electronic files, leading on processes and analysis underpinning the above tasks.
Produce reports of progress regarding the status of Trust activity including monthly income reporting.
Attend meetings with prospects and donors when appropriate including working closely with the Events Team to ensure opportunities to engage with funders are delivered and managed appropriately.
To work closely with Head of Partnerships to support the major donor programme including cultivation and stewardship of supporters.
Experience of trust fundraising for a charitable organisation.
Experience of working collaboratively with colleagues across departments, developing compelling cases for support.
Proven track record of securing five-figure gifts.
Experience of building and developing effective donor relationships.
Ability to communicate effectively face to face, in writing, by email, on the telephone, including public speaking.
Drive, enthusiasm and determination to deliver against targets.
Willingness to travel to partners across the UK and attend/assist in fundraising events when necessary.
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.
Appointment will be made on merit alone, but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.