Trust and Foundations Officer

Morgan Hunt
City of London
£33000 - £36000 per annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

I am working alongside a national Animal charity based in London, as they recruit for a Trust and Foundations Officer to join their team on a permanent, full time basis. Reporting to the Trust and Foundations Manager, the main purpose of this role is to contribute to the fundraising income through successful applications to trusts, foundations and institutional organisations. The charity is expanding their Trusts team so it is an exciting time to join as there is plenty of ambitious plans for growth.

Key Responsibilities:

* Relationship management of existing funders, which will include coordinating all commitment for these funders throughout all departments of the charity
* Develop a strong pipeline of charitable trusts and foundations that would be able to support a vast range of projects, programmes and initiatives undertaken by the charity
* Creating and delivering a number of compelling and captivating proposals, tailored to and in line with the requirements of each individual funder
* Using the mediums of telephone and email to identify and develop relationships with prospective funders
* Working closely with other teams within the fundraising department in order to work towards common goals

The Candidate:

* Successful track record of obtaining grants from trusts and foundations
* Sound experience writing multiple compelling and captivating funding applications, resulting in successfully winning funding
* Experience developing and maintaining relationships with funders, and making contact to create relationships with prospective funders
* Fantastic oral and written communications skills
* Proven ability to write and understand budgets

If this position sounds like something you may be interested in, please don't hesitate to get in touch with me. Alternatively - if there is someone within your network who may be interested, please feel free to pass my details onto them.

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