Disability charity | London | c. £42,000
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.
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)
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.