Appointed Five senior fundraising roles

National Literacy Trust

To meet the rising demand for its services and build on its impressive fundraising success, The National Literacy Trust is recruiting for five pivotal fundraising roles. All roles are permanent and based in their London office, with hybrid working.

There has never been a more exciting time to join, with a new and ambitious Director of Fundraising focused on growth, a CEO brimming with ideas and energy, a compelling and unique case for support, and the whole organisation united behind fundraising.

Click on the links below for information about each role, including a detailed job description.

This strategic investment in the team will capitalise on the tremendous potential for building transformational relationships with influential funders and partners, opening up substantial avenues for generating income. All five positions will play prominent roles in The National Literacy Trust’s growth trajectory and contribute to the transformation of children’s literacy, making a profound and lasting impact on their lives.

About The National Literacy Trust

The National Literacy Trust are unwavering in their commitment to enhancing the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills of children and young people, equipping them for success in school, work and life.

Their multifaceted work encompasses short-term impact and campaigning for long-term, systemic change in pursuit of equal access to the transformative power of literacy. By addressing the root causes of low literacy and fostering a society that values and nurtures literacy skills, children’s potential can be unlocked, enabling them to realise their aspirations.

Low literacy persists across generations, so particular emphasis is placed on families, young people and children. Through the establishment of Literacy Hubs and targeted campaigns, The National Literacy Trust engages communities in which low levels of literacy and limited social mobility exert a profoundly detrimental influence on people’s lives.

Improved literacy is a critical component in combating poverty; by intervening at an early stage, the cycle of low literacy can be broken, and children and young people empowered to transform their lives.

Find out more about The National Literacy Trust’s impact here.

Apply for this role

Application by CV and cover letter by Wednesday 28th June 2023.

In the first instance, please contact Cristy to discuss the brief in full and for support with the application process.

QuarterFive and our clients know fundraising could better reflect the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the people the charity sector supports. We encourage individuals with relevant skills and experience to apply for roles regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief. If you think you meet some of the criteria for a role and would like to discuss how your other experience might transfer, please ask us for a chat. We’re here to support you. Appointments will be made on merit alone and we will gladly make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.

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