Trusts and Foundations Officer

Closed: Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Admin Fundraising Legacy Trusts

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  • Salary £34,000 per annum FTE, plus 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Location London, Greater London,Manchester, Greater Manchester (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
  • Sectors Mental Health
  • Job Reference : AF/1393

Anna Freud is a world-leading mental health charity for children, young people and their families. Our mission is to close the gap in wellbeing and mental health by advancing, translating, delivering, and sharing the best science and practice with everyone who impacts the lives of children, young people and their families. More information about Anna Freud is available on our website.

We value diversity and aim to have diverse workforce that reflects the community and our service users, in line with our vision, values and inclusion commitments. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

The Trusts and Foundations Officer will support the Trusts and Foundations team to meet income targets and develop and maintain relationships with donors and prospects. The role combines supporting the Trusts and Foundations Manager, Senior Trusts Officer, and Head of Fundraising with the maintenance of existing relationships as well as generating their own income from both smaller and larger trusts. The successful candidate will demonstrate success in securing grants from charitable trusts, foundations, and institutional donors. Proven experience in trust and foundation fundraising, preferably within the nonprofit sector or a similar environment is essential.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated candidate who is looking for a career in fundraising. We will offer to them a fantastic learning environment where they can test and expand their skillset. They will have a focus on trusts but be invited to learn more about other areas of fundraising too. The successful candidate will be offered the time and space to excel in their research, writing and analytical skills. We will also offer them the chance to take part in face-to-face external meetings with funders, to become involved in events, and in other areas of fundraising where possible.

Please email Recruitment with any job enquiries, or if you require assistance or experience difficulties when applying. Please note that successful candidate(s) will be asked to evidence their Right to Work in the UK post-job offer – we do not hold a sponsor licence therefore we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship.


Hybrid working (a mixture of onsite and home/remote working). Staff are working onsite for at least 20% of their working hours, either at our London site (4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH) or our Northern Hub (Huckletree, The Express Building, 9 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester M4 5AD).

Contract duration


Closing date for applications

Midday (12pm), Tuesday 28 May 2024.

Notification of interview

Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Friday 31 May 2024. During shortlisting, applicants are anonymously assessed using the criteria visible in the Job Profile. Please note: due to the high volume of applications received, we will not be able to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.


Interviews will be held on in the week commencing 3 June 2024 (flexible).

How to apply

Please visit our Careers page to register and apply online. We are unable to accept CVs and kindly request no contact from agencies.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.