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Trust & Foundations Officer - EXPIRED

Job Title Trust & Foundations Officer - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location London
Salary £33k - 36k per year
Job Published 03 Feb 2017
REF 59373LS
Contact Name Fundraising Team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

This large UK animal welfare organisation is looking for a Trust & Foundations Officer to increase funds from charitable trusts, foundations, corporate partners and wealthy individuals to support its work.

You will be responsible for identifying and researching grant making trusts and foundations alongside preparing applications for funding. You will have exceptional attention to detail and a first-class aptitude for writing inspiring and creative narrative that will ensure your applications stand out when being assessed.

This is an exciting time to join the charity as they are investing heavily in this area of funding. You will be joining a passionate team in a great working environment, and there will be plenty of opportunity for you to develop your trust fundraising career.

Duties include:

  • Relationship management of existing trusts/foundations
  • Developing a pipeline of charitable trusts and foundations that could support a range of projects, programmes and activities
  • Preparing an agreed number of high quality funding bids, in line with the requirements of potential funders.
  • Initiating and building relationships with new grant making trusts and foundations via telephone and email.
  • Working with the major donor team, identifying where trust and foundation trustees could also be cultivated as major donor prospects in their own right.
  • Working with the corporate team, building relationships with and submitting applications to company trusts and foundations.
  • Working closely with all departments to acquire suitable case studies / projects for funding bids.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Experience of researching, collating, preparing and submitting multiple funding applications to charitable trusts and foundations
  • Successful track record of securing grants from charitable trusts and foundations
  • Experience of developing and maintaining key relationships with trusts and foundations over a sustained period of time, and a thorough understanding of how charitable trusts and foundations operate
  • Proven ability to write detailed budgets to accompany funding applications
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of developing positive relationships with internal audiences

To apply for this role or for more information please email your CV to quoting reference number 59373LS in the subject line, or call 0207 198 6040.

Closing Date: Thursday 16th February

Plus free training for fundraisers!

All fundraisers who secure a role through TPP receive a £100 CPD voucher to use with the Institute of Fundraising.  More details are available on the TPP Recruitment website

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Ref: EXPIRED - 59373LS | Published: 03th Feb 2017