Fundraising Manager (Trusts)

United Kingdom
£30,000 - £39,999
15 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Part Time
Fundraising Manager (Trusts)

Aspire is a registered charity. Aspire exists to work with people with spinal cord injuries to create opportunity, choice and independence. Aspire aims to enable disabled people to achieve their full potential.

Amongst the services provided are; Aspire Grant that awards grants for specialised equipment, Independent Living advice provided by trained advisors, provision of Assistive Technology facilities at Spinal Injury Centres and specially adapted houses throughout the country which serve as accommodation for patients newly discharged from hospital, while permanent, accessible accommodation is being arranged.

Position: Fundraising Manager (Trusts)
Location: Aspire Head Office, Stanmore, HA7 4AP
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (would consider part time / condensed hours for the right candidate)
Hours: 35 hours per week (flexible)
Salary: £29,000 - £32,000

About the role:

The Fundraising Manager will drive, develop and implement the overall Charitable Trust and Foundations strategy and yearly fundraising plans to increase the value of grants from these funding sources. To proactively manage the portfolio of Trust relationships, establishing new and maintaining existing ones in order to secure support. To contribute to the development and delivery of Aspire's fundraising strategy and business plans, ensuring that key objectives are met.


-To work in consultation with the Director of Services in agreeing a strategic approach to funding applications based on the financial needs of the Services Department.
-To ensure that funders are provided with regular, timely and informative reports and to meet with and present to funders as required. All grants must be accurately audited for inclusion in annual accounts.
-To recruit and manage external project funding officers when necessary. To set and monitor their objectives and manage performance.
-To ensure that all successful grant applications are accurately audited and that gifts are spent within the time frame requested by funders.

About you:

- Qualifications and training Degree or equivalent
- Experience of trust and foundation fundraising
- Knowledge of a range of trust and foundation funding streams
- Knowledge and experience of using a range of research tools
- Experience in researching and developing complex funding proposals so that they are understood by target audiences
- Experience in effectively matching funding needs to funder criteria
- Database skills (especially Raisers Edge)
- Experience in preparing and monitoring budgets
- Experience in managing relationships with funders
- Knowledge of Disability sector
- A strong communicator. Always willing to approach potential fundraisers directly.

You may have experience of the following: Trust Manager, Trust Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Manager, Grants Fundraising Manager, Trust Fundraiser, Grant Fundraiser, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Trusts, Grants, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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