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Trusts and Foundations Officer

  • Remote
  • £26k – £30k PA dependent on experience
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
Job description

We are seeking an experienced Trusts and Foundations Officer preferably from the North of England to join the fundraising team at the Batten Disease Family Association (BDFA).

We’re looking for an individual who has the experience and skills to manage and nurture relationships with our existing funders from charitable trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies, ensuring they feel inspired by our work and the patients and families we support.

The role will incorporate managing a sizeable portfolio of Trusts and Foundations through excellent stewardship, and to build on this strong foundation, developing and submitting winning funding proposals to create a high-quality pipeline of new funding opportunities. The successful candidate will work as part of the Fundraising team, under the guidance of our Chief Executive Officer to continue our strategy to diversify income through this key funding stream.

The Ideal Candidate for this role will have:

– Experience and a proven track record of successful Trusts and Foundations income generation.

– Demonstratable experience in researching potential Trust funders, submitting compelling proposals, securing funding and project managing successful bids through to completion of the grant award.

– A background in report writing and demonstrating grant impact whilst being able to build relationships with funders and individual/major donors.

– Experience of providing excellent supporter care and building mutually beneficial long-term relationships with funders.

– Experience of targeting large grant-making bodies and securing 5-6 figure grants

– Expert knowledge of fundraising landscape, particularly Trusts & Foundations.

This job requires a motivated individual who has a passion for all those within our Batten community and a strong desire to support the development and financial growth of the BDFA. The role is full time (35 hours per week) and is home based with occasional travel to Yorkshire (where the CEO is based) and around the UK to meet donors and support fundraising events.

The BDFA recognises the positive value of diversity and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team.  We encourage applications from all suitably qualified or experienced individuals, regardless of their race, gender, biological sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

Salary £26k – £30k PA dependent on experience

Apply by: 30th June 2024

Apply via Charity Jobs website with cover letter and CV

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