Trusts & Statutory Fundraising Manager

Closing date: 18 August 2022
Fundraising Trusts
  • Salary £39,162 per annum pro rata
  • Location Remote
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Health, Medical
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Every day in the UK, 13 babies are stillborn or die shortly after birth.

Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.

We are recruiting a Trusts & Statutory Fundraising Manager to lead on the delivery of a robust portfolio of Trusts and foundations, to support statutory funding bids, and support the wider Partnerships team on corporate grants and foundations. The post-holder will be able to make a significant impact on the work that Sands does in supporting bereaved parents and saving babies lives, including our work with parents and communities, and providing bereavement training for professionals within the workplace and NHS.

In this exciting and high-profile role, you will lead on writing applications, managing our existing portfolio and providing an in-house consultancy service.  You will also work closely with other Sands teams, Directors and colleagues within the Fundraising Team to develop a framework for, and reporting on the progress of Trust fundraising.

You will be highly results-orientated, and will have proven experience of developing and implementing trust fundraising programmes together with a proven record of securing significant grants from Trusts and other grant-making bodies.

Demonstrable experience of researching trust funding opportunities is essential, as well as experience of prospect research using a variety of tools and techniques.

With excellent verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of audiences, you will have experience of telephone pitching and making presentations. You will also have considerable relationship management experience and effective influencing skills.

You will be highly organised and be able to meet tight deadlines under pressure. A real team player, you will have strong IT skills including experience of using a fundraising database.

This is a rewarding role which offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the work of Sands.

Please note that we can offer this role on a full-time or part-time (28 hours per week) basis.