Current vacancies

Trust Fundraising Officer

April 19, 2024

Hybrid, minimum 40% in office in Welwyn Garden City

Position: Trust Fundraising Officer

Reporting to: Senior Trust Fundraising Officer

Direct reports: None

Salary: £27,000 to £29,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, open to part time ca 30 hours per week.

Location: Hybrid, minimum 40% in office in Welwyn Garden City

Willow are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Trust Fundraising Officer to join the Charitable Giving Team, a small team that raises funds through trusts, foundations, philanthropists and companies.

This is an exciting opportunity for a team player who has gained experience working in the charity sector and who is now looking to specialise in trust and foundations fundraising. Other relevant experience for this role includes having worked with external stakeholders and the ability to write emotive and convincing copy.

Job purpose

The recruitment of a Trust Fundraising Officer is the result of income growth through our work with trust and foundations and the need for succession planning in the team. This newly created role will actively support and help maximise the fundraising potential from trusts and foundations which will enable Willow to deliver its Special Day services for seriously ill young adults.

You will manage your own allocation of trust accounts and will support our efforts to research and identify new prospects for our pipeline. You will apply for funding to trusts and foundations through a written application process and we expect you to be experienced in your ability to write copy. With support from your manager, you will manage our small trust mailing cycle. You will ensure that effective and timely stewardship of relationships is recorded on our database and build lasting relationships with funders.

Key responsibilities and duties

Person Specification

Essential experience

Desirable experience

Skills and Ability

Salary:                         £27,000 to £29,000 per annum

Hours of work:            37.5 hours per week, open to part time ca 30 hours per week.

Contract:                    Permanent

Location:                    Hybrid. Home working with 40% of contracted hours at our office in Welwyn Garden City

Pension:                      Stakeholder pension with an employer contribution

Holiday:                      25 days pa + bank holidays

Development:           Individually tailored induction. Ongoing training and development

Flexible working:        Options available, subject to requirements of the role & team environment

Other:                         Life assurance, cycle to work scheme, 24/7 employee assistance scheme

Reporting to:             Senior Trust Fundraising Officer

How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Closing date is Friday 17 May.