Trusts and Grants Officer (part-time)
A great opportunity has arisen for a Temporary Trusts and Grants Officer (3-4 days a week) for a national charity based in London in order to maximise income through implementing the charity s fundraising strategy to raise funds so that targets are met or exceeded. Trust and Grants Officer will be responsible for developing a portfolio of strong corporate partnerships, maximising all entry points including sponsorship and events.
Key Responsibilities will include:
Generate income from the corporate sector by promoting the work of the charity, building a reputation as a desirable charity for corporates to work with.
Generate income by organising fundraising events throughout the year.
Identify new corporate partnership opportunities and drive growth from existing partners.
Work with the Communications Officer and as part of the Fundraising team to develop creative and effective marketing and bid application material, to ensure that all applications, proposals and pitches have the greatest probability of success.
Assist in maintaining an effective Fundraising section for the charity s website to raise brand awareness and encourage corporate involvement.
Identify and develop opportunities to grow income from the corporate sector across all areas of fundraising, including sponsorship for events, gifts in kind (including donations of products for welcome packs) pro bono work, team building, mentoring, free use of venues.
Undertake competitor analysis and research into potential funding opportunities.
Provide information, monitoring, and reports as required to the Fundraising Manager and colleagues cross departmentally.
Secure new funding from corporate fundraising streams including pro bono, gifts in kind and other forms of donation.
Excellent working relationships maintained and developed with key corporate funders, ensuring future support.
Excellent monitoring and evaluation available for corporate funders and organisational use.
In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:
Significant experience in a corporate fundraising, sales, events or similar role
Evidence of significant fundraising from a variety of sources
Evidenced experience in building relationships with and stewarding key funders
Knowledge of the voluntary sector, including funding issues and opportunities
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written,
Ability to write persuasively and effectively to a variety of audiences in order to solicit support
Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
Strong planning skills and ability to deliver to deadlines
Computer literate particularly Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Good level of numeracy and ability to produce financial information, budgets and monitoring reports.
Strong 'people skills' for building relationships and networking with external stakeholders, team members, colleagues and key contacts
Strategic thinker with the ability to multi task
Creative and innovative approach to corporate fundraising