Trusts Fundraising Team Manager

WR Fundraising Recruitment is proud to be working with an international humanitarian charity – Looking for an experienced, Trust Fundraising Professional to manage a well-established team, focussing on small-medium sized grants (4-5 figure) and provide some support on higher value funding when required.


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


Duties will include:

  • Manage the team’s Trust funding activity in the 4-5 figure income category including line managing Trust Fundraisers

  • develop annual budgets, set and monitor key performance indicators

  • Contribute to the Trust and Grants team overall fundraising strategy.

  • Support the team in prospect research approaches and achievement of high standards of donor stewardship.

  • Manage a portfolio of relationships with Trusts and identify new funding partnerships.  

  • Ensure donors have an excellent experience due to high quality support and stewardship.

  • develop the annual income budget within agreed guidelines, monitor income providing monthly reforecasts and set and measure performance against KPI’s

  • Build effective relationships across all Centres and Directorates to help develop funding ideas


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven track record in managing a Trust fundraising function and of developing strategy and plans to support income growth.  

  • Experience of developing successful applications to a range of Trust funders and management of funding relationships

  • Experience of managing a team and supporting learning and development

  • Experience and skill in developing strategy and plans for Trust fundraising

  • Experience of fundraising from a variety of Trusts and Foundations and of personally securing 5 figure Trust donations. 

  • Ability to develop and manage income budgets, monitoring financial performance against targets


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 £35,700 per annum on experience


Full Time



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