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Trusts Manager

Location: Buckfastleigh, Devon, England
Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP28500 - 35000 per Annum
Benefits: None
Job Ref: EXEL17984
Posted: 03/06/2020Apply Now

Job Description

Our Client is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person to work in a busy fundraising environment, keen to take the charity to the next level. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a genuine passion to work for an amazing cause that has a positive impact on young people’s lives. 

You will be responsible for developing and implementing plans to raise funds from trusts, foundations, similar grant providers and major individual gifts. Portfolio management of Trusts and major donors, building and maintaining long-term relationships with new and existing funders and the continual creation of a pipeline of funding opportunities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Line management, support and development of the Trust team
  • Continue the growth of income streams
  • Prepare and support robust plans to meet annual and monthly income targets
  • Submit high quality multi-year proposals and applications to trusts and major donors
  • Provide excellent donor stewardship to existing supporters through high quality updates and reports, face-to-face meetings, project visits and events
  • Regularly conduct and manage extensive and timely research into new trusts and major gift sources
  • Manage the collection and collation of materials such as case studies and photos
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the UK to maximise opportunities and ensure consistency
  • Ensure all necessary agreements are in place, and due diligence is undertaken, prior to proceeding with accepting significant gifts/grants

Person Specification:

  • Experience of cultivating, building and maintaining relationships with new and existing funders
  • An articulate, persuasive and engaging communicator with the ability to adapt the message to the audience concerned
  • Strong written skills plus the self-confidence to establish and manage beneficial relationships, gained either within or outside the charity sector
  • A self-starter, using your own initiative, with good self-management skills
  • Target driven, with a positive, problem solving attitude and determination to succeed
  • Excellent attention to detail, including financial control, project management and the ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to use client relationship management database software. Experience of Raiser’s Edge is desirable
  • Ability to show a commitment to professional standards and apply industry best practice to all aspects of the role
  • Full Drivers Licence and access to a car is essential

If you would like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity to really make a difference in young people’s lives, please apply via your CV today. If you require further information on the Charity and a more in depth job description, please call Steph at the Exeter Office.

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