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Grants & Trusts Fundraising Officer

Harris Hill are pleased to be working with a brilliant mental health charity on a Grants &Trust Fundraising Officer role. You will be expected increase annual income from trusts and grants in line with the organisation's fundraising strategy and targets.

Key responsibilities
Key responsibilities will include
- To proactively seek opportunities to engage trusts in keeping with the charity's fundraising plans
-Work in a small team to raise the fundraising income target from key trusts and foundations
- To generate income through thorough research, development of relationships, creating and writing compelling cases for support and persuasive applications

- To work lead on the development and delivery of small to medium applications for 10k to 79k and work with the Head of Business Development in writing bids for 80k+

-To identify other relevant charities fundraising activities, identifying opportunities for collaboration or replication

-To develop an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the charity and its work in order to write compelling applications and case studies for various groups

Key requirements
In order to apply you should have the following:
- At least two years' experience in a fundraising role in the charity sector
- Demonstrable record of success in Trust and Foundation relationships and a proven ability to meet income targets
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal (face to face and telephone) and written
- Exceptional working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and databases
-A strong understanding of Trust and statutory fundraising processes and research techniques, and how to minimise risks and maximise results
- Experience working successfully with other teams in the organisation to prepare bids and applications for projects
- Experience of promoting a charity in terms of fundraising

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role and feel you meet the requirements, just click 'Apply' to email the consultant directly. Please quote the relevant job reference in your email. If your CV has been updated since registering with us, please attach the latest version and we will update your records.

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