Senior Trusts and Statutory Fundraising Officer (STSFO)

Closed: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Communications Fundraising Business Development Statutory

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  • Salary NJC 25 – 28: £37,957 - £40,660 per year inclusive of London Weighting. 35 hours, flexible hours occasional evening and weekend. Part time would be considered for the right candidate.
  • Location E2, London (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Human Rights
  • Job Reference :

Praxis is a dynamic, award-winning human rights charity. We have 40 years of experience working with migrant communities in London. Our immigration advice service offers support to more than 2,000 people each year. Praxis provides a safe space and support through immigration advice and support to access services such as housing and health. We run peer support groups that build social networks and confidence. Together with people with lived experience, Praxis campaigns for a compassionate and humane immigration system where no one is discriminated against based on their immigration status, race, or class.

To support our continued growth, we are looking for an experienced Senior Trusts and Statutory Fundraising Officer to join our small yet dynamic Fundraising team to help grow our income through Charitable Trusts and Foundations and from Statutory bodies. This is an exciting time to join the organisation as we look to build a future of excellent frontline services and influential lived experience led campaigning. 

You will play an integral role in delivering on generating income to pursue our strategic priorities, managing high-value Trusts and Statutory relationships, joining a dynamic and ambitious organisation with exciting opportunities for fundraisers to contribute to growth and development.

In this role you will:

· Develop and maintain a strong pipeline of £50k+ prospects, working with fundraising and operational colleagues to develop high-value, strategic and multi-year opportunities.

  • Prepare and submit compelling funding applications to trusts and foundations and other grant making bodies to grow income.

· Account manages key Trusts & Statutory funders, leading on the development of impact reports, and ensuring a bespoke and memorable stewardship experience by developing plans for key funders.

We are looking for the below skills and experience:

  • Excellent written communication skills, with evidence of creating bespoke written proposals and reports for Trusts and Foundations and Statutory grant making bodies.
  • A strong track record of building and managing a pipeline of high-value trusts prospects, with a proactive, new-business focused outlook.
  • A results-oriented mindset with a commitment to meeting and exceeding fundraising targets
  • An interest and commitment to migrant and race justice and inclusion

See the Person Specification and Job Description for more detail. 

Our Attractive Benefits Package Includes 

· A 35-hour working week including flexible working hours (pro rata for part time posts)

· A hybrid work model 

· 25 days annual leave, increasing annually to the maximum 30 days (plus paid Bank Holidays) 

· Option to buy up to 3 days annual leave each year.

· 1-day additional birthday leave

· A defined contribution pension scheme 

· Our employee assistance programme offers counselling and support for you 24/7. 

· A season ticket loan to help you spread the cost of your commute. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from those with lived experience of migration, and from diverse applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or pregnancy/maternity leave status. 

Please see our website to find out more about our work.

For further details, please contact Gjori Langeland Head of Fundraising and Communications.

To apply, send us your CV and cover letter demonstrating your capabilities in relation to each of the points of the person specification. Where relevant use your answers to illustrate how your competencies have helped you to achieve positive results. This will give you the best possible chance to be shortlisted. 

If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions, please contact us and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.

Closing Date: 5 pm 19th June 2024

Interviews will be held week commencing 1st July

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.