Job Title:  Trusts and Grants Officer – Maternity Cover 12 months

Hours:  Full Time (40 hours a week) – part-time would be considered

Salary: £25,694 per annum

Location:  Aldershot, Hampshire

We are working in partnership with Step by Step, a dynamic, forward thinking, innovative and caring organisation working to empower young people and prevent homelessness. The charity currently works with over 5,300 young people aged 11-25 every year and have an excellent reputation amongst funders and within the sector.

The charity is now seeking to appoint a Trusts & Grants Officer for a 12 month maternity cover.  Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, you will be responsible for investigating, researching and making approaches for new funding as well as maintaining and developing existing relationships to ensure future support.  The successful individual will have excellent communication skills and will demonstrate:

  • Direct Trust fundraising experience
  • A successful track record in raising significant levels of income from a range of trusts, foundations and grant giving bodies
  • Experience of putting together successful funding applications
  • Experience of negotiating with colleagues and external contacts
  • A genuine commitment to the values and ethos of the charity

You will use your excellent communication skills to source case studies for use in appeals and your written skills to complete persuasive applications. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual.  If you feel you have the drive and passion to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please submit your CV and supporting statement, in a word format, to quoting our reference JO1577.

Closing date for applications: 3 October 2018

Interview date: w/c 8 October 2018

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