Trusts Fundraiser

WR Fundraising Recruitment is proud to be working with an international humanitarian charity – Looking for an experienced, Trust Fundraiser to join a well-established team, focussing on small-medium sized grants.


At an exciting time of development, we are looking for an experienced Trusts Fundraising Officer with a solid track record in trust and foundation grants to develop restricted and unrestricted funding.


Duties will include:

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

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

  • Develop and write fundraising applications that sustain current programmes

  • Build and develop relationships with a portfolio of potential and strategically important grant and trust bodies

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

  • Nurture good relationships with existing and prospective donors, developing stewardship programmes


The ideal candidate will have:

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

  • Sound knowledge of Charity Law and Data Protection legislation and the Institute of Fundraising Codes of Practice


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.

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Circa £28,000 per annum on experience


Full Time



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