Fundraising Officer - Trusts and Foundations

WR Fundraising Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated fundraiser with an interest in charitable trusts and foundations. Working at a charity transforming lives and spaces across London and the South, you will have gained some experience in trust, foundation or statutory funding, either as a fundraiser or researcher and be ready for a new challenge.


Supporting the wider fundraising team, you will also be actively assisting on major grants and tender submissions alongside the core focus of trust and foundation income. This dynamic and highly collaborative role will work proactively across the organisation to identify funding gaps in projects and support the Senior Fundraising Officer in achieving the organisational fundraising targets. 


Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Researching and developing fundraising opportunities for new projects from a range of funders in the private, public, and voluntary sectors

  • Writing compelling and engaging fundraising proposals

  • Supporting the Senior Fundraising Officer with the development of fundraising strategy, assisting in large project funding bids where needed

  • Working with project managers to ensure outcomes are successfully achieved

  • Developing strong and sustainable relationships with key funding partners

  • Supporting overall development of new or innovative projects and identifying gaps in funding

  • Communicating impact and outcome to the wider organisation stakeholders


The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Have experience as a fundraiser with a background in trusts and foundations, or in researching public and private sector funders

  • Be highly organised, confident managing a varied and time sensitive portfolio of work

  • A positive team player, flexible, adaptable, and professional

  • Be quick to learn and understand complex topics

  • Be skilled in IT, with a confident understanding of research and budgeting alongside Office and database use

  • A persuasive writer and communicator, with an enthusiastic approach to fundraising


 To register your interest and for more information please send your CV in the first instance.

Job Location

Central London


£26,000 per annum on experience


Full Time (37.5 hours)



Closing Date


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