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Grants and Trusts Fundraising Manager - Brainstrust

  • Salary: £30,000 - £36,000
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Fundraising, Care and Wellbeing
  • Contact: Katherine Anderson-Scott
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01962 813300
  • Duration: Permanent, full time, 37 hours a week
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2022
  • Job Ref: JO3055

Location: Homeworking, or Office and hybrid working in Leeds

We are working in partnership with brainstrust, a charity that helps people diagnosed with a brain tumour, and their loved ones, access proactive support, a community, and good information that can improve knowledge and understanding, reduce anxiety, increase preparedness for events, instil control and improve satisfaction with treatment. They work in clinical settings to secure the best possible care for those with a brain tumour, campaign to solve real issues and provide personalised support and resources that help people with a brain tumour, and their loved ones, to live the life they want after diagnosis.

We are seeking a Grants and Trusts Fundraising Manager, who working directly with the Chief Executive, will maintain and develop an essential income stream for the organisation. The postholder will manage the existing grants and trusts funding pipeline (c. £160k secured), research and develop new opportunities, and build and steward funder relationships to deliver a sustainable pipeline, including timely and accurate reporting to funders. You will be working with a dynamic, energetic, and supportive team who are truly passionate about changing lives.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience successfully working in a fundraising role, ideally with a proven track record of achievement in Grants and Trusts fundraising.

  • Excellent written skills to create accurate, powerful, compelling, and persuasive proposals/bids and other copy in a range of formats and tailored for the audience.

  • Experience of prospect researching and managing pipelines.

  • Experience in stewarding and reporting to funders.

  • Knowledge of budgets important, but ability to prepare budgets is not essential.

We are seeking an individual with a creative approach, with the ability to build relationships with people from a range of backgrounds and levels of seniority, manage a variety of tasks to meet deadlines under occasional time pressure, and with the capability to adjust communications according to the audience. Working autonomously and collaboratively is expected.

For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300.

Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Closing date for applications: 24 May 2022, however applications are being reviewed and interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.

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