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Fundraising Officer (Trusts / Foundations)
Refuge

Job Description

Fundraising Officer (Trusts / Foundations) 

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 5,000 women and children in our national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless. 

Position: Trusts and Foundations Officer 
Location: London 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £21,741 - £24,847 

Closing Date: 24th September 2017 
Interview date: 2nd October 2017 

About the role: 

There has never been a more exciting time to join Refuge. Public consciousness around domestic violence is increasing and, in a climate of squeezed local authority budgets, there is a renewed focus on generating income from new sources. This role is a brilliant opportunity for a passionate and creative individual to make a real difference. 

Working with the senior trusts fundraiser, you will manage a personal portfolio of trusts and write successful and persuasive applications to small and medium sized trusts, building relationships with funders through personal, written and telephone contact. 

About you: 

You will be an energetic, highly motivated individual with a passion for Refuge’s work and excellent written skills. With strong organisational skills, you will be able to prioritise a wide range of tasks with competing deadlines and will be able to adapt quickly to changing priorities. 

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of our work. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

A Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role. 

Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down. We have decided to manage this recruitment process without the assistance of recruitment agencies and ask that this decision is respected. 

You may have experience of the following: Development Officer, Trusts, Foundations, Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Assistant, Fundraiser, Fundraising Manager, Fundraising, Business Development, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.