Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations)

£35000 per annum
08 Sep 2016
27 Sep 2016
Full Time
Contract Type
Are you a trust fundraising expert with a passion for animal welfare? Prospectus are proud to be partnering exclusively with Wood Green, to appoint their new Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations). Since its establishment in North London in 1924, Wood Green has risen to become one of the UK's leading animal welfare and public education charities, and their vision of a world where all pets are cared for in loving homes for life, is delivered through their services, projects and public engagement programmes.

Over the next 5 years Wood Green aims to significantly increase the number of animals rehomed and effect a big change in public engagement. To achieve these exciting objectives a new fundraising strategy has been developed, and the Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations) plays a crucial part in this.
The Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations), reporting to the Campaign Director for Leadership Giving, and line managing the Trust Executive, will be responsible for leading on the development and implementation of a cutting edge strategy and programme for grant making trusts, foundations and lottery sources. Taking a proactive stance in seeking out new opportunities for funding and forging relationships with colder trusts and foundations, the Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations) will also maintain existing funders and ensure superb stewardship throughout. The Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations) will lead on closely matching the criteria of funders with the services offered by Wood Green, to develop tailored and compelling cases for support.

The successful Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations) will have a strong trust fundraising background and will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Further information about Wood Green, the Fundraising Department, and the role including job description, can be found on our dedicated microsite Please apply by providing a CV in Word format; no cover letter is required at this stage.