Part-time Fundraising Manager (Trust and Foundation Giving)

Location: Bristol, Manchester, London or Newcastle
Closing Date: 15th Jan 2021
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Employment Type: Employed

Salary: From £33,000 (pro rata)

Part-time 21 hours per week

Accountable to: Deputy CEO

Accountable for: No line management accountability

Status: Permanent       

Location: One of akt’s service centres in London, Manchester, Newcastle or Bristol preferred but national options can be discussed (some travel may be required)

Benefits: 28 days holiday (pro rata), 8 Bank holidays and pension


job summary:

The Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations)  is responsible for the development and delivery of an annual plan to achieve a key portion of the organisation’s operating budget as well as developing long-term relationships with key funders to secure a pipeline of sustainable funding. The post-holder will work across the organisation to develop compelling cases for support for funders, whilst managing a portfolio of larger trusts and foundations.

key tasks:

  • Work with colleagues across the organisation to identify projects of interest to potential funders and develop attractive cases for support for use across all fundraising streams
  • Lead on the development of a dynamic trust fundraising programme to meet agreed annual targets and secure sustainable income through repeat and multi-year grants
  • Plan and implement a rolling programme of trust funding applications, ensuring a healthy balance of large and small, restricted and unrestricted funding applications to achieve the agreed income targets
  • Monitor income and expenditure targets and provide regular progress reports and updates on performance against target
  • Develop and manage high quality cultivation, engagement and stewardship plans for trust prospects and existing priority donors, collaborating with the DCEO, senior management and trustees to ensure networking opportunities are maximised
  • Coordinate and lead on the post-grant reporting needs of donors
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of akt’s fundraising strategy
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as requested

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