Appointed Senior Trusts & Statutory Officer

Refugee Council


About the organisation/role

This a fantastic UK based organisation that provides essential support and advice to refugees and asylum seekers, as well as providing support for other refugee and asylum seeker organisations.

We’re supporting their search for a skilled Senior Trusts & Statutory Officer who will manage and develop a portfolio of trusts funders giving at the 5 and 6-figure level. This is a great opportunity to develop the Trusts and Statutory programme with excellent support and mentoring.

The role will manage a variety of trust, foundation and Lottery accounts across the value range, with the main focus on those giving £25k+, and identify, research and develop tailored proposals for new prospects across the range. The role also includes the research, development and writing of statutory bids which are project managed by the Trust & Statutory Manager in close collaboration with the Business Development team.

Job description

Key responsibilities:

  • Reporting into the Trusts & Statutory manager you will support and manage a variety of trust, foundation and Lottery accounts, with the main focus on those giving £25k+.
  • Participate in the delivery of a methodical prospect research programme to create and maintain a pipeline of sufficient value to meet annual income target of £540k.
  • Identify, research and develop tailored proposals for new prospects.
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Person specification

Ideal experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of securing five to six figure funding from trust, Lottery and statutory sources.
  • Experience of managing a large portfolio of active grants.
  • Experience of delivering a methodical prospect research programme to identify new funding opportunities and cultivate new relationships.
  • Commitment to the the charity’s values, work and support of refugees and people seeking asylum.

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