Trusts Officer - Part home working
A fantastic opportunity to join a leading animal charity where you will play an integral part in in developing and building strong, long term profitable partnerships with charitable Trusts and Foundations. The CompanyA leading authority on all things concerning pet health and wellbeing.The RoleAssist 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.Create compelling and relevant proposals for funding from grant making trusts for projects and activities.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.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.Lead on putting together large and complex submissions, ensuring the right teams are engaged and any service development or impact measurement is planned and delivered.Monitor and report on trust income and expenditure, achieve agreed income and expenditure targets, and support the production of the annual budget and plan.Maintain accurate records on the Phoenix database and appropriate information relating to the main tasks of this role.To manage the Trust Executive, providing leadership and development.The CandidateExperience of fundraising from Trusts to deliver five and six figure incomeProven track record of achieving income against agreed targetsExperience in developing high quality, effective funding proposalsPipeline development and update reporting experienceExcellent creative writing skills, with outstanding grammar and spellingStrong team work and networking skillsGood knowledge and experience of working with databasesAbility to work under own initiative as well as part of a team IMPORTANT NOTEOur 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.