Trust Fundraiser

WR Fundraising Recruitment is proud to be working with an international children’s charity – developing a team of trusts & grants fundraising professionals to implement and develop a new started.


At a very exciting time for the fundraising team, we’re looking for an experienced Trust Fundraiser to work as part of a small, friendly team. We’re looking for an outgoing personality who will be keen to develop relationships internally and with external funders. In a varied role, the successful candidate will have the benefit of starting with a solid portfolio of existing grant givers, while working collaboratively with the team to identify and develop opportunities for further funding.


The charity offers a range of flexible working options amongst an appealing benefits package.


Duties will include:

  • Manage a portfolio of identified and new charitable trusts and grant making bodies

  • Research trust and grant making bodies' priorities and guidelines and match projects to funders and identify new funding opportunities

  • Generate fundraising income from key Trusts and Foundations and research potential new trusts and corporate foundations to develop a range of ongoing, beneficial partnerships.

  • Write compelling, detailed and highly tailored fundraising applications for funders.

  • Provide excellent customer service to funders ensuring the terms and conditions of grants are met and high quality narrative and financial reports are submitted


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Track record in winning funds through bids and applications to grant giving and statutory bodies

  • Experience of developing and writing high quality trust or statutory funding proposals

  • Experience of researching trusts, foundations, lottery and statutory funders and identifying fundraising opportunities

  • Experience of working across an organisation to develop funding proposals for new projects or areas of work.

  • Experience of building excellent relationships with external funding bodies

  • First class, demonstrable written communication skills with the ability to write compelling and innovative proposals and funding reports

  • Strong interpersonal, networking and relationship building skills as well as the ability to influence and motivate supporters at the most senior level.


To apply or for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance.


The team at WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.

Job Location

Central London


Circa £28,000 - £33,000 per annum on experience


Full Time



Closing Date


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