This is a fantastic opportunity to be responsible for stewarding existing trusts as well as researching, cultivating and applying to new supporters with an emphasis on fundraising from larger trusts and securing multi year gifts for a leading animal welfare charity. This is a FTC up to 10 months
One of the largest animal welfare organisations in the UK. With wonderful animal friendly open plan office space in London.
Supporting the Trust and Foundations Team Manager in delivering the trusts/foundations elements of the fundraising strategy.
Developing a pipeline of charitable trusts and foundations that could support range of the charities projects, programmes and activities.
Relationship management of existing trusts/foundations, including coordinating all commitments for these funders across the charity.
Contributing to and providing regular updates across the organisation to ensure trust and foundation fundraising activity is embedded across the organisation and is aligned with the wider plans and objectives of the charity.
Undertaking administrative responsibilities related to new funding being secured including liaising with Donor Administration and Finance teams to record new income and ensuring all funding agreements are signed and returned on time.
Experience of researching, collating, preparing and submitting multiple funding applications to charitable trusts and foundations.
Successful track record of securing grants from charitable trusts and foundations.
Experience of developing and maintaining key relationships with trusts and foundations over a sustained period of time and a thorough understanding of how charitable trust and foundations operate.
Proven ability to write detailed budgets to accompany funding applications.
Excellent understanding of why outcomes are important to trusts and foundations and ability to describe the charities activities in this way within bids.
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.
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.