Senior Trusts Fundraising Manager

Sutton, Greater London
£36,000 - £40,000p.a. inclusive dependent on experience, plus excellent benefits.
07 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Role & Background

Our Development Office has nearly doubled fundraising income in the last 5 years, motivated by the awe-inspiring work of our scientists and clinicians and confident in the knowledge that the quality of our research is unsurpassed. Our Trusts programme has an established and clear framework within which to operate and strong support services at its disposal including events management, prospect research, proposal writing and administration.

The Senior Trust Fundraising Manager is an important role for the ICR and a real opportunity to make a difference. As well as contributing to developing and delivering our Trusts fundraising strategy, you would play a role in supporting our new research strategy, including our capital campaign – which is focused on the first of several major projects planned to transform our Sutton site, where the role will be based.

The focus of the Senior Trusts Fundraising Manager will be:

  • To maximise income from Trusts and Foundations by further developing the ICR’s relationships with existing medium and large Trust donors and by personally securing the support of new ones.  You will be required to focus on raising grants broadly in the range of £50k to £500k.
  • To maximise philanthropic income from Corporate Foundations by targeting sectors which have a natural synergy with the ICR’s work.

Ideal Candidate Background

The successful candidate will have: An excellent understanding of the world of trusts, foundations and of corporate fundraising; Ability to work with individuals at the highest level, both externally and internally, and including with scientists, senior volunteers and trustees.

The successful candidate will have a substantial track record of securing support from Trusts (including six to seven-figure sums) and sustaining a portfolio of partner/donor relationships in the not-for-profit environment.

About us

The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. We are passionate about our mission to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

Our scientists and clinicians are working every day in our laboratories to make a real impact on cancer patients’ lives. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, and today lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.

We are a college of the University of London and a charity. 

Based in Sutton, Greater London.

£36,000 - £40,000p.a. inclusive dependent on experience plus excellent benefits.

To Apply or for a further conversation please send your CV to David Field at Gemini People, one of our specialist consultants for Not for Profit People, or apply via this website’s ‘apply’ link.  

Third Party applications will be forwarded to Gemini People.