Trusts Fundraising Manager
This is an exciting time to join Age UK, and an expanding fundraising team. We are now recruiting for a Trusts Fundraising Manager to join the team and take responsibility for building and maintaining relationships with major Trusts in order to help achieve an ambitious income target that will support the charity's programme of work.
The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of large Trusts, with the expectation to achieve or exceed agreed annual and multiyear income targets.
You will be responsible for creating compelling, tailored fundraising proposals to match donor interests and leverage high value gifts and support from Trusts and Foundations.
In addition you will use your excellent relationship building and management skills to establish and maintain relationships with new and existing donors, taking full responsibility for all aspects of donor care and stewardship.
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
To be considered, applicants must have experience in achieving set income targets in a trust fundraising role and a demonstrable track record of cultivating relationships with trusts representatives, and securing major multi-year gifts.
You will need excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with effective and engaging skills.
Your copywriting skills will be second to none, as will your ability to research and write compelling funding propositions.
Strong influencing skills are essential to ensure effective engagement with senior staff and external stakeholders.
What we can offer
In return we offer a wonderful and rewarding environment, working for the UKs largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. In addition we offer a competitive basic salary and benefits package including 26 days annual leave + bank holidays, holiday purchase scheme, pension (we pay up to 9%), healthcare cash plan, life assurance, season ticket loans, cycle scheme, and more.
For a full list of benefits please click here https://www.ageuk.org.uk/about-us/jobs/employee-benefits/
Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.
Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.
Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.