Fundraising Officer - Trusts and Foundations

Closing date: Tuesday, July 9, 2024
  • Salary £28,350
  • Location Peckham, Greater London (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Sectors Youth/Children
  • Job Reference : 214654

Location: Homebased/hybrid, within commutable distance of Central Office, London, Peckham  
Contract Type: Permanent/ Part time 
Salary: £28,350 

They are looking for an outstanding Fundraising Officer to join their team. If you have a keen interest in the Criminal Justice System and are passionate about supporting people affected by imprisonment, they’d love to hear from you. 

The majority of their voluntary income comes from Trusts and Foundations, helping to further their work with prisoners, former prisoners and their children and families. Consequently, this is a vital role in the fundraising team. They enjoy warm and committed relationships with a wide range of trusts and foundations and have a robust trust pipeline contributing to core and specific restricted projects. 

As the Fundraising Officer (Trusts & Foundations), you will support the Senior Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations) to raise vital grant income to support their charitable services and activities. This is a varied role which will involve you helping to identify potential new sources of grant funding from charitable trusts & foundations, whilst ensuring the very best stewardship of a portfolio of their existing relationships. 

If you’re an experienced trusts fundraiser wanting to step up and take responsibility for your own portfolio of small to medium-sized grants, please get in touch! 

What they offer: 

They offer a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counselling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team. 

How to apply: 

Please apply with your CV and a supporting statement (max 2 pages) outlining specifically how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification. 

They reserve the right to close this vacancy early if they receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. 

Other information: 

They are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applications including those with a criminal conviction (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment). 

This post is subject to a 6-month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 5-year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment), and a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

They are a pioneering national charity that provides caring and life changing services to men and women in prison, to people with convictions on release and in the community, and to their children and families. 

Their vision is of a society in which justice is understood as a process of restoration and healing, in which prisons are used sparingly and as places of learning and rehabilitation, and in which the innate dignity and worth of every human being is valued. They work for the common good of Society, taking a public health-based approach. They work at the intersection of criminal justice, child and family welfare, mental health, wellbeing provision and health & social care. 

Their volunteers and staff can be found in courts, prisons, probation services, and in communities across England & Wales. They are a diverse, inclusive, modern, and collaborative charity. They build effective partnerships and sustainable solutions based on their well-established understanding of the systems in which they work, and on their historic values and ethos developed through their 120+ years of service delivery. 


Generous Holiday allowance Season Ticket loan Cycle to work scheme Charity worker discounts Enhanced maternity package Wellness, inclusion, and diversity groups EAP scheme Life assurance. 

You may also have experience in the following: Development Manager, Advancement Officer, Donations Coordinator, Philanthropy Officer, Fundraising Coordinator, Development Associate, Fund Development Officer, and Fundraising Specialist.