Senior Fundraising Manager (Trusts and Government)

Lingfield, Surrey
£40,000 - £43,000 per annum
02 Sep 2016
23 Sep 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

37 hours per week


Based in Lingfield, Surrey or Victoria, London

Young Epilepsy is the leading national charity working exclusively to improve the lives of children and young people with epilepsy and associated conditions.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Fundraiser to lead our Trusts and Statutory Team in producing strong statutory, trust, lottery and international fundraising applications, and meet the team targets and objectives.

You’ll have in-depth knowledge of Trusts Fundraising with proven success in securing and managing large grants. Your team will expect to be able to turn to you for your insightful advice, creative consultancy, input into proposals and all round support and mentorship. You will have the skills and experience to understand the larger strategic picture of the charity and build a successful Trusts and Statutory programme based on it.

You’ll need  hands-on practical experience of personally securing large bids and managing high-level relationships. We are looking for someone who can generate new and creative ideas and can manage a busy team to exceed challenging income targets. You’ll be solutions-focused and able to build relationships that will enable you to influence and inspire confidence at the highest levels.

We offer an attractive range of benefits including 27 days annual leave plus eight bank holidays, occupational pension scheme, subsidised dining room, gym membership options (on and off-site) and on-site accommodation (may be available for employees working unsocial hours).

For further details of these and other vacancies, please visit our website

Closing date: Friday 23 September 2016.

For some roles we receive a high number of applications and, where this is evident, the post will be closed and we will put a limit on the number of applications that we are able to receive. If you do not hear anything within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) will be required.

We are a Two Ticks (Positive about Disability) organisation.

Young Epilepsy is the operating name of the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy.

Registered Charity No: 311877 (England and Wales).