Senior Trusts Fundraiser

WR Fundraising Recruitment are looking for a passionate trust fundraiser keen to make an impact at a national charity with an inspiring mission to support and research one of the most difficult challenges any family can face. Working across the medical industry, providing invaluable research, and support to service users, the successful candidate will see the real-world impact of their work.


A compelling writer, you will be developing a pipeline covering trusts and foundations, with some statutory work as well.  You will be focused on achieving results as part of an exceptionally dedicated and collaborative team. With experience of all aspects of trust fundraising, including prospect research, this role is a great opportunity to have a serious impact in an incredibly worthwhile and impactful organisation.


Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Research sources of funding from trusts and foundations in the UK

  • To research relevant Trusts and Grant making bodies, developing compelling applications, and ensuring that Trust income plays an active role in supporting the other fundraising income streams.

  • Build new relationships with trust and grant awarding organisations, updating them with the work of the charity and impact of trust funding.

  • Stewardship of existing trusts and foundations, reporting on impact and identifying new opportunities for support


The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Have relevant experience of Trust and Grant fundraising or appeals.

  • Experience of developing all aspects of a trust fundraising programme

  • Have proven experience undertaking research, developing proposals, and winning funding.

  • Be a confident communicator, with exceptional written skills, able to tailor writing styles for different audiences and formats

  • Be experienced in managing relationships with trust and grant awarding bodies

  • Be highly organised, able to effectively prioritise, with demonstrable project management experience


 To register your interest please send your CV in the first instance.   

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Up to £37,000 per annum on experience


Full Time (35 hours)



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