Fundraising Officer - Trusts and Grants

Closed: 17 June 2022
Fundraising Trusts

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  • Salary £23,000 - £27,000 per year
  • Location Newquay, Cornwall (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference :

Join the incredible team at Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and be part of the future to help and sustain the income of the this life-saving charity. The charity is after all, 'Your charity - saving lives'.

The post holder will be responsible for sourcing small, medium and major (six figures) grants from trusts, foundations and institutional / government funders. 

The income raised from trust and grant applications helps keeps the helicopter flying and saving lives, so previous experience is essential.                                  

Key Responsibilities

1. Secure gifts and donations from trusts, foundations and grant-making bodies by building relationships, researching and writing compelling applications.

2. Produce a prospect pipeline of trust income based on comprehensive research of Charitable Trusts, Corporate Foundations and statutory grant-makers in the UK and abroad.

3. Plan and deliver on the Trust and Grant strategy

4. Develop strong, sustainable and profitable relationships with a portfolio of trusts, identifying key opportunities and sourcing meetings where appropriate.

5. Build a prospect list of potential new funding sources and identify the best approaches to build relationships, knowledge and information to support applications.

6. Work collaboratory across the organisation to develop powerful proposals for funding and identify funding opportunities.

7. Maintain accurate records of current pipeline, income generated and application deadlines. 

Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust offers flexible working options, opportunities for personal development, a competitive salary and 28 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays).

Part-time :  15 hours per week

Apply with CV and Covering Letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.

Hybrid working available following successful probationary period


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