Trusts Officer

Salary - £24k - £25k
Location - Leicester Leicestershire
Type - Perm
Discipline - Fundraising

Organisation - Benevolent Association
Agency Contact - Ellen Drummond
Reference - J19375

This charities story spans over 80 years, during which they have made a huge difference to the lives of thousands of former servicemen and their families. From their wellbeing services to pension advice and financial support, this charity delivers a person centred approach to support individuals and they are now looking to reach and help even more beneficiaries.

The organisation has spent the past year building the foundations for their Trusts and Foundations income stream with positive outcomes. They are now looking to expand on this activity by recruiting for an experienced Trusts Officer, with a proven track record of success in soliciting and managing five and six figure grants to help them reach their ambitious goals.

Joining the Major Gifts team, you will be responsible for identifying and articulating fundable opportunities and, using a pipeline approach, submitting high quality proposals to potential funders. You will oversee implementation of the grants you win, ensuring that funder conditions are adhered to and you will undertake appropriate reporting.

We are looking for a highly organised self-starter with excellent written English and the ability to proactively seek out funding opportunities. You will also have a good grasp of legal, governance and risk issues. You will share the organisation’s determination to help the many people and their families in their time of need – and you will be able to inspire this passion in others.

The organisation provide some fantastic staff benefits including, 36 days p/a of annual leave, enhanced maternity and paternity pay and up to 10% pension contribution. The charity has a flexible working policy and are open to the possibility of some home working.

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Ellen Drummond; ellen@charitypeople.co.uk.

Please note we are looking to move quickly with this opportunity so please get in touch ASAP to avoid disappointment.
  

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Ellen Drummond

Ellen Drummond

Regional Director

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