Disability charity | London | c. £42,000

Contact Sarah: 07538 576710 sarah@quarterfive.co.uk LinkedIn

About the charity/role

This disability charity’s annual income across all streams is c.£5.5m, and the trusts and statutory income target for next year sits of c.£2.1m.

With the development of a new strategy and a new engaged Chair of Trustees, the successful candidate has a real opportunity to put their own stamp on this area and lead on all large relationships, growing an already strong portfolio.

The Senior Grants and Development Manager is a new role that will lead a team of three (one manager, who will report to this post, and two fundraisers) and will be supported by, and report to, the Group Head of Partnership Fundraising.

Following a restructure, you will be joining an ambitious and highly-collaborative team, working with with all parts of the organisation.

Job specification

As Senior Grants and Development Manager you will:

  • help build and steer a long-term and sustainable trusts and statutory programme, by growing a pipeline of high level trust giving (£100k+)
  • drive a role with an initial 80:20 split between new business and portfolio management
  • lead on the expansion and creation of bespoke fundraising products as well as utilising an already strong portfolio of content
  • manage major grant relationships (including the Big Lottery, Postcode Lottery and Comic Relief)
Person specification

The position would best suit:

  • an experienced, senior fundraiser looking for a flexible role OR a developing fundraising manager looking to broaden and develop their professional experience
  • a creative and strategic fundraiser, well versed in securing gifts of five figure plus, with a track record of raising significant funds from trusts and statutory bodies including Big Lottery
  • an externally focused relationship builder, motivated by generating new income by engaging new funders and developing excellent new proposals
  • a proactive and confident team player, able to shift focus from complex relationships and asks, to undertaking administrative tasks, financial reporting and upholding fundraising best practice.

Deadline for applications is asap – shortlisting will take place on Friday 11 October. Please do not delay in sending your CV if you are interested.


Contact Sarah: 07538 576710 sarah@quarterfive.co.uk LinkedIn

To apply for this role, please send a CV that, where possible, specifies your fundraising achievements. If your experience is a good fit, we will send you a job description and arrange a briefing call or meeting that will provide you with all the information required to formally apply. QuarterFive aims to proactively support your job search, so we may also consider your details for other job vacancies to enable us to find a position that is most suitable for you.

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