Trust and Foundation Manager

£30,750 per annum
05 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute.  Sustrans is also the custodian of the National Cycle Network (NCN).  Join Sustrans at an exciting and unique time by applying for the following key vacancy:

Trust and Foundation Manager

£30,750 per annum (Ref:  SUS2514)

37.5 hours per week – based in Bristol


Sustrans is about to embark upon the largest ever fundraising campaign for the National Cycle Network since its creation.  We have a bold ambition for the future of the NCN and Trust and Foundation income will be an important revenue stream in realising our new vision.  This role requires a dynamic individual who has the experience to build upon our established Trust and Foundation programme in line with campaign objectives.

Working UK-wide you will plan, develop, support and where appropriate lead the building of high-level strategic relationships with major Trusts and Foundations. Additionally you will work with colleagues across our seven regional offices, supporting and co-ordinating engagement with local Trusts and Foundations. You will be able to write compelling proposals and applications to secure 5, 6, and 7 figure grants and gifts from trusts, foundations and other funders, co-ordinating input from colleagues across Sustrans teams. You will have knowledge of Trust and Foundation funding trends and of sources of Trust giving data and intelligence.  You will have be committed to the promotion of active travel.

Please visit our website and follow the instructions for our on-line application process.  Alternatively, email or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 25 February 2019.  Interviews will take place in Bristol week commencing 4 March 2019.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.  We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.