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Trusts Fundraising Officer

NFP People
Flexible remote working
£23500 - £27000 Per Annum
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Fundraising, Legacies Fundraising, Statutory Fundraising, Trusts & Foundations
Children & Youth, Community
Full Time
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Trusts Fundraising Officer

We are looking for a Trusts Fundraising Officer to support the Trusts Team to raise funds for a fantastic charity!

The charity gives children and young people across the UK who experience serious challenges in their lives the chance for a break that lasts a lifetime.

Position: Trusts Fundraising Officer

Location: Flexible

Salary: £23,500 - £27,000 depending on experience

Duration: Full time, permanent

Benefits: 28 Days annual leave plus Public and Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, Stunning office location in the grounds of Buckfast Abbey, Flexible working hours

About the role:

As Trusts Fundraising Officer you will be responsible for supporting and assisting the Fundraising Manager and Trusts Team to raise funds from trusts, foundations and similar grant providers and major individual gifts.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Help to manage a portfolio of Trusts and a number of major donors, building and maintaining long-term relationships with new and existing funders
  • Provide excellent donor stewardship to existing supporters through high quality updates and reports, face-to-face meetings, site visits and events
  • Manage restricted income for the team, ensuring funds are allocated accordingly and spent within the funders’ deadlines
  • Regularly conduct and manage research into new trusts and major gift sources
  • Assist in the collation of fundraising materials such as case studies and photos
  • Ensure that support by volunteers, donors and partners is promptly and appropriately recognised
  • Prepare reports and evaluations on applications and activities


About you:

We are looking for a self-motivated fundraiser with experience of raising funds from trusts.

You will have the following essential skills and experience:


  • Experience of working in a fundraising team on Trust income
  • A positive self-starter with excellent self-management skills
  • A persuasive communicator with the ability to establish and manage donor relationships
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to adhere to specific deadlines
  • Experience of donor CRM software


Everyone who works for the charity has the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All successful applicants will require a DBS Disclosure.

You may also have experience in areas such as: Fundraising, Fundraiser, Trust, Trusts, Statutory Fundraiser, Trusts and Statutory Fundraising, Trusts Fundraising, Trusts Fundraiser, Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser, Partnerships Manager, Fundraising Partnerships Manager, Income Generation, Income Generation Manager, Foundations, Supporter Engagement, Bid Writing, Bid Writer, Bids, Bids and Tender, Key Relationship Manager, Trusts Executive, Trusts and Grants, Senior Trusts, Senior Trusts and Foundations etc.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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