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Trusts & Statutory Fundraiser - London

Company The Big Issue Foundation
Location London
Job type Full time
Remuneration Paid
Salary Salary on application
Deadline 14.12.12

Vauxhall, London




3 - 5 days Permanent Role


This is a challenging and exciting opportunity for an experienced Trust Fundraiser to work autonomously within the fundraising team and grow income from trusts, foundations, statutory funders and other funding bodies. You'll be joining the charity at an exciting time in our 21st anniversary year and will manage a strong portfolio of funding projects.

As Trust & Statutory Fundraiser, you will take personal responsibility for successfully developing the Foundation’s income from a diverse range of funding bodies, reporting directly to the Chief Executive. This will involve researching future funding opportunities, submitting applications and producing written grant proposals on specific aspects of vendor service to deliver and support wider organisational objectives.


You will work autonomously but also as part of the wider Fundraising team to contribute to the overall fundraising strategy and other areas of fundraising where appropriate. You will liaise with the Finance and Regional Development Directors to gather financial and other information with which to co-ordinate and develop approaches to potential funders, directly manage all relationships, administer electronic systems and keep files up to date.


You will plan your own schedule of work, including ensuring you submit funding applications, reports and outcomes before deadlines, and will therefore need to have excellent prioritisation and organisational skills.  A proven track record of fundraising in this area is essential, along with excellent research, written and oral communication skills. 


This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who is looking for the next step and challenge in their career.  From day one, you will have the chance to directly impact on the direction of the Foundation’s Trusts & Statutory Fundraising strategy as this post offers an exciting opportunity to use your skills and experience to contribute to one of the country’s most dynamic social initiatives. A commitment to the social objectives of The Big Issue is essential.


Big Issue staff benefits also include a generous holiday allowance, Bupa healthcare scheme, life cover and childcare vouchers.


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Closing date: Friday 14th December 2012


If you would like to apply for this opportunity then please visit our website www.bigissue.org.uk and click the ‘Work for The Big Issue’ tab at the top of the page. If you have any queries, please email personnel@bigissue.com stating the job title and location.

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