Are you an experienced Trust Fundraiser who can undertake prospect research, develop and submit relevant and high-quality compelling proposals?
We are proud to be working with this national children's charity dedicated to brightening the lives of seriously ill children and their families. Some of the important work they do to help children and their families include hospital play, distraction and entertainment services and wish granting.
With the recent introduction of a research team focusing on insight and impact, Starlight is evolving existing services and piloting new ones all with the needs of children and their families central to the service. With the support of Trusts and Foundations, Starlight can help to prepare children for treatment, relieve anxiety, reduce isolation and provide lots of activities through these challenging times for families.
This is a real opportunity to build on what is already in place and grow the Trust income for this incredibly emotive and inspiring charity and be a key member of their fundraising team.
You will be working in a highly collaborative and supportive environment and they offer the opportunity for flexible working.
Manage and grow the trust and foundations portfolio, with a particular focus on £25K plus
Research prospective grant-making funders, matching potential donors.
Create bespoke, high quality applications for funders
Initiate, build and manage relationships with funders
Monitor and manage the budget for your area
Proven experience of establishing and managing relationships with trusts and foundations.
Evidence of growing an income stream.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't 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.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. 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.