Trusts and Foundations Manager
We are looking for an experienced Trusts and Foundations Manager to join the RSC Development Department in a permanent capacity, based in either London or Stratford-upon-Avon.
Working closely with the Senior Grants Manager, your focus will be on developing and supporting an outstanding portfolio of Trusts, Foundations and statutory funders, to deliver the RSC’s voluntary fundraising targets.
You will be joining a successful, established, high performing Trusts and Grants team who take great pride in their work. You will have opportunity to fundraise for a wide variety of projects across the company from our education work which reaches more than 500,000 young people each year, to our award-winning work on stage.
Some of your duties and responsibilities will include:
- Writing compelling applications to Trusts and Foundations with capacity to give five and six figure gifts to support the work of the RSC
- Building and maintaining relationships with Trusts, Foundations and statutory funders, Trustees, senior and administrative staff
- Stewarding Trusts and funders, sending timely and high-quality reports and updates
- Identifying new Trust prospects, undertaking research and creating effective cultivation and solicitation plans.
This role requires someone with significant experience of successful fundraising from Trusts and Foundations; you must be able to evidence your successes and that you are skilled at fundraising at this level by following the whole process from researching prospects through to securing a gift. You must be able to write compelling grant proposals and have a demonstrable track record of meeting and exceeding fundraising targets. You must be well versed in building and managing relationships with donors.
You will be required to represent the RSC and Development team internally and at events and be a persuasive and effective ambassador at all times.
All applications should be made online using the RSC website. If you need any assistance when applying, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01789 412625 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The RSC strives for excellence, and values integrity, inclusion, ambition and innovation. We act with respect, show leadership and build resilient ways of working in all our activities.
We aim to create a welcoming, supportive environment which is happy, healthy and safe. We place great importance upon developing a diverse, highly motivated and energised workforce to help achieve our priorities. We put our values at the heart of everything we do.
We are committed to building a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all individuals.
The Royal Shakespeare Company (no. 212481) is a publicly funded registered charity.