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Trusts and Statutory Officer x 2

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for a highly motivated, skilled and experienced trust fundraiser to build our mid-value trust income portfolio. The role will focus on securing income from low to mid value trusts supporting both restricted and unrestricted asks. As a key member of an ambitious Philanthropy and Partnerships team, you will expand our donor base by on boarding new funders and demonstrating excellent grant management skills. You will be joining us an exciting time as we launch our new outcome focused strategy that puts partnership at the heart of what we do. 

Interview Date: 27 January 2020

Role Responsibility

As the Trusts and Statutory Officer you will be responsible for securing and stewarding donations from charitable trusts and foundations. Your fundraising expertise, proposal writing skills and ability to develop effective stewardship plans will result in growing our income on a multi-year basis. You will manage and develop our small trust’s portfolio, as well as develop more complex funding proposals.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of trust fundraising with demonstrable income generation
  • Effectively managed a trust portfolio from income generation to grant management
  • Excellent relationship building skills internally and externally
  • Strong proposal writing skills with experience of securing trust income
  • Understanding of trust fundraising mechanisms, funding cycles and giving trends in this field.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan (on completion of your probation period)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

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