Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser - full or part-time
Job Title: Trust and Foundations Fundraiser Salary: £29k - £33k FTE depending on experience, will consider 4 or 5 days Core Hours: 9am – 4.30pm (flexible working is possible) Location: Guildford, Surrey We are working in partnership with Plant Heritage, the national garden plant conservation charity currently seeking to appoint an experienced and skilled Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser. You will be responsible for establishing, managing and developing relationships with Trust and Foundations, as well as individual donors capable of making major gifts. Working with the CEO, you will put in place a fundraising strategy to meet the current and future needs of the charity. The successful individual will have a minimum of five years’ Trusts fundraising experience and will demonstrate: Success in securing donations from Trusts and Foundations of £200k+ Experience of cultivating new donor relationships and making asks in a variety of ways, such as in writing, by email and face-to-face Ability to research Trusts and Foundations and match donor prospects to funding requirements Experience of drawing up project budgets Strong track record of managing volunteers Ability to use database to manage donor information We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging individual with excellent communications skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with a broad range of people internally and externally. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual. If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you. Please submit your CV in a word document, with a supporting statement to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting our reference JO1463. The charity are looking to interview as soon as possible, so please apply without delay.