Fundraiser / Charity Fundraising Officer / Trusts and Major Donors


Company 

AWD online

Location 

witney

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Trusts and Major Donors Fundraiser who has previous experience in Trusts, Charity and/or Major Donor fundraising, excellent relationship building and communication skills and knowledge of fundraising regulations and best practice, is required for a well-established charity based in Eynsham, Oxfordshire.

SALARY: £35,000 per annum + Benefits

BENEFITS: 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), Healthcare and Pension

LOCATION: Eynsham, Oxfordshire (100% Office Based)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

APPLICATION PROCESS: Youwill need to complete an application form as soon as possible, which we will email over once weve reviewed your CV. Please keep an eye out for our email.

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Trusts and Major Donors Fundraiser who has previous experience in Trusts, Charity and/or Major Donor fundraising, excellent relationship building and communication skills and knowledge of fundraising regulations and best practice.

Working as a Trusts and Major Donors Fundraiser you will develop and grow income across two significant income streams trusts and major donors.

As a Trusts and Major Donors Fundraiser you will identify and approach trusts and foundations that may support the charitys mission as well as existing major donors and major donor prospects.

DUTIES

Your duties as a Trusts and Major Donors Fundraiser will include:

Trusts and Grants

  • Identify and approach trusts and foundations that may support the charitys mission work
  • Write tailored high-quality applications, addressing grant-making priorities or requirements as specified by individual trusts and foundations
  • Ensure that all donations and grants are properly acknowledged in a timely fashion and all reporting requirements are met
  • Objectively review the success and achievements against agreed targets, identifying strengths, weaknesses and areas for development
  • Identify budgeted activities that can be packaged as projects
  • Monitor restricted funds, to ensure that items within budgets are not double funded

Major Donors

  • Identify existing major donors and major donor prospects on the database
  • Develop stewardship and cultivation plans, including management of suitable engagement materials
  • Develop and organise major donor events and activities to deepen relationships with major donors
  • Review & reignite portfolio of lapsed major donor contacts
  • Manage all communications to major donors, including thanking
  • Create a healthy and sustainable pipeline for major donor contacts
  • Develop high level funding opportunities to equip and inform pitches to major donors

General

  • Support the Director of Fundraising and Communications in the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy to maximise income
  • Contribute new ideas for fundraising and identify suitable funding initiatives, calls for proposals etc.
  • Produce detailed annual action plans on specific areas of responsibility outlined above, identifying areas for growth and development and outlining measurable objectives
  • Ensure close collaborative working within the Fundraising and Communications team
  • Report regularly on key performance criteria

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Previous experience in Trusts or Corporate/Charity fundraising
  • Previous experience in Major Donor fundraising
  • Proven record of successful applications for substantial funding from Trusts and grant-making bodies
  • Demonstrable ability to develop relationships with Major Donors and Trusts
  • Competence with databases, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of UK Trusts and Foundations
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills and ability to plan own work
  • Good team player and willingness to be flexible
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Able to plan ahead and work within agreed timeframes
  • Knowledge of current regulations and fundraising best practice e.g., GDPR

Desirable

  • Experience of researching Trust funding opportunities
  • Working within a charitable environment, preferably within a Christian charity
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Fundraising

Occupational requirement: All jobs with this organisation have an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 to be held by an active, practising Christian due to the evangelistic work of the organisation.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CVs of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P12253

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Company 

AWD online

Location 

witney

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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