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Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser
  • Salary £28,000 per year
  • Location CO2, Colchester
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Category Fundraising , Trusts
  • Sectors Disability
  • Job Reference : Trusts & Foundations FR

Job Description

MS-UK is a small national charity dedicated to empowering people with multiple sclerosis (MS) to live healthier and happier lives by improving the understanding of MS and providing support where it is needed most. We put people affected by MS at the heart of our work – that’s around 130,000 people in the UK and 2.3 million worldwide. Our team are dedicated with a passion for making a difference. We pride ourselves on offering independent, unbiased information and support so people with MS can make their own choices.

The Trust and Foundations Fundraiser role sits within our fundraising team that is currently a team of four. You will responsible for securing funds from charitable trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies enabling MS-UK to provide more support to more people affected by MS.

You will have considerable experience in successfully securing funds from trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies. As well as an understanding of ‘how trusts and foundations work’ and be adept in building and maintaining relationships with funders.

Writing compelling proposals will come naturally to you as will your ability to work well across the charity and proactively manage your own workload.

This position is a part time role of 16 hours a week (days and times to be agreed) and is based at our office in Colchester, Essex.

The salary is £28,000 pro rata per annum.

We believe that our commitment to the good health and wellbeing of all our stakeholders should extend to our staff and as such we offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave plus Christmas closure, company health insurance, life insurance and income protection and cycle to work and tech schemes. We also hold regular team days and have a dedicated training and development budget.

For a full job description please view our job vacancies page.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter addressed to Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email.

Closing date: 12pm, 26 March 2020

Interviews will be held 01 April 2020

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.