Trusts Fundraising Manager in London

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London, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
1 day ago

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JOB DESCRIPTION As the Trusts Fundraising Manager for St Luke's, you will be responsible for developing our income from trusts through building relationships with existing trust donors and identifying and approaching new ones. St Luke's plays a leading role in developing and piloting 'preventive' clergy wellbeing services to prevent burnout and reduce stress and isolation. We want all Anglican clergy to flourish in their ministry, to the benefit of their congregation and the wider community. We need to increase our income to ensure sustainable access to high-quality mental health and psychological wellbeing services for clergy and their families. You will play a pivotal role in increasing income from Trusts, with responsibility for ensuring that all Trust applications are managed and relationships built, from prospecting through to stewardship of donors and evaluation of grants. You will be responsible for line managing a part-time Fundraising Executive. Working closely with the other members of the St Luke's team, you will have strong support and opportunities for personal and career development. Our ideal candidate will have experience within trusts and foundations. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills and be keen to build relationships with Trust donors. You will be experienced in managing your own portfolio of Trust donors. You will be able to convey your passion for the cause using compelling communication of the positive impact of St Luke's on clergy and hence on their congregations and the wider community. Main duties and responsibilities Maintain and develop relationships with current Trust donors, including ensuring long-term engagement through detailed and timely applications and reports Identify potential Trust funding opportunities, develop new relationships and deliver increased Trust income Oversee the work of a part-time Fundraising Executive (to be appointed), whose emphasis will be on individual donors, building our presence on social media and maintaining records on the Donorfy database Maintain and develop an accurate database of Trust activity and income, to enable effective reporting, monitoring and analysis of Trust-funded projects Prepare high quality narrative and financial reports in line with donor requirements Prepare four-monthly fundraising reports for Finance Committee Maintain efficient administrative systems and records of Trust income using the Donorfy CRM Keep up to date with charity-wide best practice, including data protection legislation. Work relationships You will work closely with: the Fundraising Executive, line managing them to ensure that individual giving to St Luke's grows through a variety of methods the Wellbeing Programme Manager and Medical Secretary, to ensure that proposals reflect priority needs and explain the importance of our services to clergy and hence the benefit to the wider community the Finance Committee, which plays a leading role in overseeing and supporting fundraising the Chief Executive, who will be your line manager. PERSON SPECIFICATION Proven track record in growing income from Trusts in at least one previous role A passionate advocate for our work; energetic, professional and hardworking Experience of successful trust applications, from proactively identifying and approaching prospects to managing strong relationships with long-term donors through detailed reporting and engagement Experience of working with senior leaders, including Trustees, to identify opportunities and develop funding proposals Excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to explain issues in a compelling and succinct way to prospective donors Familiar with using a CRM such as Donorfy Knowledge of data protection legislation and its application. HOW TO APPLY Please send your cv and a supporting statement in the cover email setting out why you are interested in the role and how you fit the person specification, using the CharityJob online portal by Monday 17th October. Interviews will take place in London in late October. We welcome any queries on the role in advance of the closing date.


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