Development Manager - Trusts
Are you an experience Trusts Manager? Can you write compelling funding proposals from scratch? Do you want to help one of the UK's largest charities to fund lifesaving research? We're looking for a Development Manager - Trusts to manage a diverse portfolio of existing and prospective supporters, developing strong relationships which result in growing income for the team. Your focus will be on securing 6 figure gifts and pledges from private family Trusts and Foundations to reach an ambitious personal income target, while providing high quality stewardship to existing donors to keep them up to date and encourage them to commit to long term support. About you You'll need proven experience of successful fundraising from both private family Trusts and Foundations funders and have experience of making successful five figure asks and working closely with senior stakeholders, internally and externally to develop and execute solicitation plans. You'll have strong communication skills, including excellent written skills with the ability to write persuasively. Confident and articulate, you'll be approachable adaptable and able to work well within a team. About us When you work at the British Heart Foundation, you become a part of medical history. Part of a world leading organisation that has played a role in decades of life saving breakthroughs, from heart transplants and pacemakers to stents and clot busting drugs. And we're not about to stop any time soon. We are here to beat heartbreak forever. To stop heart and circulatory diseases devastating families. And if you want to help us get there sooner, you could be the Research Grants Officer we need. How to apply To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria. We encourage early application as we reserve the right to close the role early should we receive a sufficient number of applications. British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.