Trust Fundraising Manager

WR Fundraising Recruitment is recruiting a Trusts Fundraising Manager for a unique charity working across the country to help those going through the legal system without representation and guidance. Joining a friendly and supportive team you will be managing a pipeline of five and six figure donors, alongside developing some exciting new potential partnerships with the legal profession. 


This role is a great opportunity to directly help people dealing with difficult personal circumstances, and it offers a truly unique opportunity to work closely with the UK court system. It will suit someone keen to develop their trust fundraising further and take the next step in their career with a charity supporting those unable to access the help they need. You’ll be joining a team where you can really make a difference, and work alongside others keen to further the charity’s work.


Duties will include:

  • Write tailored, inspirational applications and project reports addressing grant-making priorities or requirements as specified

  • Research, bid writing, collation and completion of supplementary documents, presentation where required, and submission of bids through portals or similar means

  • Build and maintain good relationships with funders

  • Research, develop and maintain new relationships to secure fundraising opportunities

  • Maintain and deliver a schedule of applications and reporting to grant makers, including prospecting for new funders


Applicants will need:

  • Experience of writing compelling grant / trusts applications

  • Experience of developing income from trusts, foundations and grant-giving bodies

  • Understanding and implementation of fundraising techniques and processes and the ability to deliver an effective case for support

  • Ability to write compelling and innovative proposals and funding reports

  • Proven experience of writing winning bids in a range of formats within the charity sector

  • First class, demonstrable written communication skills

  • Demonstrable ability to develop relationships with grant-making organisations


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


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


Up to £34,500 per annum on experience


Full Time



Closing Date


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