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Trusts and Foundations Officer

Trusts and Foundations Officer

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    Trust / Statutory

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    £24k - 28k per year

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    Regional Team

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    over 3 years ago

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Social Enterprise (working with communities in Africa) – Trust & Foundations Officer – Based Northampton (will consider central London based with one day per week in Northampton Head office) -  £24,000 - £28,000 depending on experience– Reference J52105EDR

Would you like to work for dynamic and innovative social enterprise which works to improve the health and lives of rural communities in Zimbabwe, the Gambia, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Lesotho, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania?

This Founder led organisation is looking for a dynamic Trust & Foundations Officer will work to agreed targets, to maximise income from trusts, foundations and other institutional donors in the UK, Europe and beyond and will support colleagues in securing and managing restricted funding from non-institutional sources, such as high net worth individuals, fundraising groups and corporate supporters.

This is a very exciting opportunity to join an organisation where the cause is at the very heart of everything they do! The new Trust & Foundations Officer will be passionate about the work of the organisation and will also need:

  • Experience in fundraising from high value trusts, foundations and other grant-making donors.

  • Experience of developing new donor relationships and securing income from new donors (foundations and individuals)

  • Proven track record in working towards and exceeding income generation targets, with success in securing five and six figure grants.

  • Writing high quality fundraising applications, donor reports and undertaking pitches for support.

  • Experience in account and project management

  • Carrying out and recording funding prospect research

For more information please call Ellen Drummond 0191 2299595

Closing date ASAP

To apply for this role please send your CV to quoting reference J52105EDR