Head of Trusts and Foundations

  • Job Reference: 00000998-1
  • Date posted: 8 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Charity People
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £51,000 to £57,000
  • Sector: Children & Young People, Family Welfare, Health, Learning Disability, Physical/Sensory Disability
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job description

Are you ready to make a real and lasting impact on the lives of families with disabled children? Are you looking for a new senior role in Trusts and Foundations? Charity People are delighted to be partnering with Contact to find their new Head of Trusts and Foundations.

Job title: Head of Trusts and Foundations
Responsible for:
 Senior Trusts Fundraising Officer and Trusts Fundraising Officer
 £51,000 to £57,000 depending on experience
 London N1, Hybrid 2 days in the office

About the Charity

Contact is dedicated to improving the lives of families with disabled children across the UK. Through ambitious, collaborative, and innovative work, they break down barriers, tackle disadvantages, and serve as a force for positive change. With a head office in Central London, local project offices, and a team of home-based staff and volunteers nationwide, they’re committed to making a difference.

About the role

As our Head of Trusts and Foundations, you’ll play a pivotal role in securing vital funding to support the national advice, information, and support services. Leading a team, including managing and developing the Senior Trusts Fundraising Officer and Trusts Fundraising Officer, you will work closely with the Director of Income Generation. Your responsibilities include reporting on and evaluating trust and foundation and National Lottery income and expenditures, ensuring a real and lasting impact.

You will work in a collaborative environment working closely with the Heads of Team Group and colleagues across the organization and a very supportive director. Contribute to Fledglings, our innovative e-commerce venture providing essential products for parent carers. Be part of our initiatives in Campaigns & Research, removing barriers and conducting ground-breaking research.

About you

You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in trusts and foundations and National Lottery fundraising. You will be brilliant at engaging with individuals at all levels and inspiring through compelling cases for support. You will have strong planning, evaluation and project management skills. Experience in line managing and developing staff.

If you’re passionate about making a positive impact and have the skills to drive fundraising success, we want to hear from you. Join Contact in our mission to transform lives and be a catalyst for positive change.

How to apply

To apply please send your CV to Katherine Tinker-Switzer at Charity People. If your CV is of interest, we’ll be in touch with further details and to arrange a phone or video call.

We will be shortlisting as applications come in. Please apply asap as the role may close early.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential. Please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help ensure the application process works for you.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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