Trusts Fundraiser

Circa £25,000 per annum
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At DEBRA we are currently looking for a Trusts Fundraiser to join our team based in Crowthorne. The successful candidate will join us on a full time, permanent basis, working 35 hours per week and will receive a competitive salary of Circa £25,000 per annum.

DEBRA is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) – a genetic condition which causes the skin to blister and shear at the slightest friction or even spontaneously. We have a vision of a world where no one suffers from this painful condition.

About the Trusts Fundraiser role

An opportunity has arisen at the Charity for a full time Trusts Fundraiser to join the Fundraising hub at DEBRA’s Head Office based in Crowthorne, Berkshire. This is an exciting time to join a developing team, with opportunities to expand your skill set.  The successful candidate will be responsible for a high level of Trusts and will take the lead on seeking out new prospects whilst also nurturing existing relationships to significantly grow income.

Key Responsibilities of our Trusts Fundraiser will include:

- Researching sources of funding from Trusts and Foundations in the UK.

- Devising individually tailored applications to trusts in the UK with significant incomes.

- Maintaining good communication with donor trusts and potential donor trusts about DEBRA’s work.

- Maintaining the donor database and ensuring this is kept up to date.

What we’re looking for in our Trusts Fundraiser

We are seeking a highly organised professional with a good understanding of fundraising legislation and challenges.

The successful candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills, be proactive and think outside the box, and to work with enthusiasm towards DEBRA’s vision and purpose.

If you are enthusiastic about the contribution you could make and would like to join our team as our new Trusts Fundraiser then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

DEBRA is a registered charity in England (no. 1084958) and Scotland (no. SC039654) and promotes equality of opportunity for all.