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Trusts and Foundations Manager

Harris Hill
£35k - 40k per year
Closing date
11 Dec 2020

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Fundraising, International Development, Corporate Fundraising, Statutory Fundraising, Trusts & Foundations
Children & Youth, International
Full Time
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Harris Hill are delighted to be partnering up with a fantastic international development charity.This newly established organisation was set up in October 2020 following a de-merger from its previous parent charity, and as such is a young, entrepreneurial organisation carrying forward a rich legacy of almost three decades. They are looking for a fantastic Trusts and Foundations Manager to join them as part of their founding team. It is a really brilliant opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to help shape and drive income.

The organisation work with leading hospitality companies and strategic partners to address key challenges affecting our planet and its people and develop practical resources and programmes to enable the wider industry to operate responsibly and grow sustainably. Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), they commit to drive continued action on human rights, youth employment, climate action and water stewardship.

The recent pandemic has impacted the livelihoods of millions of people globally. The impact has been even worse for young people, with more than one in every six young people losing their work as a result of the crisis. Access to employment and skills training will be an important part of the sustainable recovery of the most vulnerable people and local communities for many years to come. Therefore, the organisation is looking for a proactive fundraiser with experience of raising six figure, multi-year incomes with a particular focus on supporting livelihoods development in South Asia and Africa. You will work closely with the CEO and the Fundraising lead, but will own your own income generation target of circa GBP 350,000 per year, made up of annual and multi-year grants.

This role will focus on raising funds from Trusts and Foundations, with a particular focus on diversifying the current income base and raising funds from new sources, as well as instigate a full and comprehensive internal system of management and reporting.

They are looking for an experienced fundraiser with a strong track record of raising funds from Trusts and Foundations, energy and ambition, who can maximise the opportunities for us in this area.
To apply for this role you will need:
-Experience of working in a fundraising team to and track record of successfully raising income from Trusts & Foundations, including multi-year grants
-Experience of international development and/or fundraising for livelihoods programmes, preferable in South Asia and/or Africa
-Experience of prospect research, developing proposals, including narrative and budgets, in line with organisational funding needs.
-The ability to work to a fundraising target, and independently secure new income.
-Knowledge and experience of working with fundraising databases

This role is flexible, and they do offer part time options and homeworking.

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Closes Monday 30th November.

Interviews (virtual) will be held on the 8th of December with second stage interviews on the 11th of December.

If you are keen to hear more and receive a full job description then please get in touch with Hannah at Harris Hill on 02078207331 or email her on

Only suitable candidates will be contacted.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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