Trust Fundraising Manager


£40,000 to £45,000

About the organisation/role

  • Trust fundraising has grown year on year for the past four years
  • This is a newly created role to increase capacity in the team and secure new income
  • A new organisational strategy will be launched in June
  • Samaritans’ cause is powerful and resonates with funders

Job description

  • Reporting to the Head of Statutory and Trusts, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the trust fundraising strategy
  • Management of a team of two, providing structure and tools to ensure success
  • Create and deliver best in class donor experiences
  • Improve processes and reporting
  • Develop pipeline for six-figure gifts

Person specification

  • The role will suit a trust fundraising manager looking for their next step into a larger charity, or an experienced trust fundraiser looking for their first step into a managerial role
  • Ideal experience will be of securing six -figure gifts from trusts and foundations, but strong five-figure experience will be considered
  • Able to create structure and processes for the team
  • Ability to take ideas and get things done, a solutions-focused completer
  • Able to develop relationships with funders and key stakeholders at Samaritans
  • Open and honest approach to working with others

Benefits package includes:

  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • match your pension contribution up to 5%
  • flexible working
  • family-friendly policies
  • training to support your development

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