Temporary Trust Officer

Recruiter
Third Solutions
Location
Shropshire
Salary
14.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
03 Sep 2017
Closes
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

We are recruiting for a temporary Trust Officer for a animal charity , ideally based near Shropshire but there is some flexibility on this as long as you can get to this area 2/3 times a week , immediate start !

The Role
Assist the GHoF in developing and implementing a strategy for raising funds from grant making sources
Deliver effective and high quality fundraising applications and stewardship to raise sustainable income to support the charitys core work and aspirational projects
Research Trusts and Foundations to deliver a tailored application programme to ensure relevant and timely approaches to a large portfolio
Create compelling and relevant proposals for funding from grant making trusts for projects and activities embedded in the charitys five year business plan, to agreed financial targets
Support the functional implementation of the annual strategic plans and budget
Identify and research new charitable Trust & Foundation prospects and, in conjunction with the GHoF, devise appropriate approach and stewardship strategies
Ensure on-going stewardship and development of current and lapsed Trust & Foundations, developing and delivering a comprehensive stewardship plan to recover, retain and increase engagement with the organisation, which may involve Directors or Senior Managers
Maintain a pipeline tracking system for charitable trusts and the progress of all applications
Prepare and submit applications to charitable trusts and foundations. This will include making initial enquiries to trusts to determine whether the charity would be eligible for a grant and to establish cycles of grant-making

The Candidate
Experience of fundraising from Trusts to deliver five and six figure income
Proven track record of achieving income against agreed targets
Experience in developing high quality, effective funding proposals
Pipeline development and update reporting experience
Excellent creative writing skills, with outstanding grammar and spelling
Strong team work and networking skills
Good knowledge and experience of working with databases

IMPORTANT NOTE

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.