Work with us! Trusts & Foundations Mgr
Trusts and Foundations Manager
Closing date: Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Contract type: Full time, permanent
Salary: £30,995 per annum
Location: Bristol, with some flexibility
The Soil Association are here to tackle the biggest problems facing humanity today...how we produce our food, what we eat and the impact of this on our natural world and our health. We’ve got positive solutions to produce our food in a way that is kinder to the planet and farm animals and make sure everyone has enough fresh, healthy food to eat, especially those that need it most. We’re working to make Britain healthier through food and we’ve been doing this for 70 years!
About the opportunity
It’s an exciting time at the Soil Association, we have ambitious plans to increase our impact. Making sure millions more people to eat better food in schools, nurseries, hospitals and care homes; and helping thousands more farmers to improve farming practices. Our fundraising team and strategy is at the heart of our ambitions and organisation. We are investing in our fundraising capacity to generate the income we need. Without you and your talent and passion for fundraising, we cannot make the changes in the world that are so desperately needed.
In this new role, you will be responsible for identifying and developing relationships with trusts and foundations giving at the five and six figure level. You will work with fundraising colleagues and project managers to develop high-quality, compelling proposals and reports for funders. Your focus will be to significantly increase our income from trusts and foundations.
You will have substantial experience of building and managing partnerships with trusts and foundations, and/or institutional and statutory funders, and in nurturing relationships delivering the highest level of donor care. You will also bring a strong knowledge of the UK trusts and foundations field; an understanding of budgets; and experience of CRM databases.
For more information please read the Role Profile. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
We are willing to consider some flexibility in regards to location and working hours for the right candidate.
Closing date for applications: Midnight (12am) Tuesday 5 April 2016
Interviews are likely to be held on 20 or 21 April 2016 at our offices in Bristol.