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Senior Trusts and Grants Manager

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be partnering with Refugee Action, who provide expert advice and support to refugees in the UK. They are searching for a Senior Trusts and Grants Manager to join their award-winning fundraising team.

As a Senior Trusts and Grants Manager, you will be contributing to ambitious fundraising targets and objectives to ensure the long-term sustainability of the charity. You will develop strong relationships with key grant funders, with a focus on proactively seeking strategic opportunities to diversify the portfolio, while identifying and cultivating new trust, lottery and statutory fundraising opportunities. You will also lead on the development and writing of inspiring, complex bids and evidence-based impact reports, as well as supporting new, cross-organisational systems and processes for grants cycle management.

To succeed in the role you will need to demonstrate:

  • Substantial experience in major grants work with a proven track record in securing and managing significant grants (six or seven figures) and delivering or exceeding income targets.
  • Demonstrable experience in external relationship development and account management, with the skills to cultivate prospective and existing funders to maximise funding opportunities, as well as the ability to successfully negotiate good terms for grant agreements and contracts.
  • Strong communications skills, with experience of developing compelling funding proposals, reports, and presentations for a variety of audiences and the ability to work with complex data and materials.
  • Demonstrable experience of bringing together a range of internal stakeholders and operational teams to lead on cross-team projects, bid development and grant cycle management.

If this role sounds of interest to you and you want to have a chat and review the full job description, please do contact Dominic at Harris Hill on or call him on 0207 820 7332

Salary: £40,579 - £43,672 (plus £4,044 London Weighting if based in London)
Permanent, Full-time (Part-time also considered)
Location: Offices located in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bradford with hybrid working option (UK-based remote working option also considered)

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 3rd January 2024 by 12pm.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.