Trusts and Foundations Manager




Charities & not for profit


£30,000 to £32,000 Per Annum



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Trusts and Foundations Manager – Kent

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 P.A

The Company

Our client a renowned art gallery which opened in 2011 is looking for a Trust and Foundations Manager to join the gallery team. Our client prides themselves on their reputation, with free admission to the gallery ensuring great art is accessible for all.

The Role

The role works with colleagues across the organisation and is pivotal to securing support from the gallery’s largest sources of fundraising income. The trust and foundations manager will sustain, nurture and grow relationships with trust and foundation supporters and prospects. You will secure income and ensure excellent stewardship. You will be organised and resilient with an amazing track record in relationship cultivation and management.

Areas of Responsibilities: 

Fundraising, Strategy, Events and communications & Systems, Processes and Administration

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Flexibility is required for attendance to events which may be held outside of normal working hours, in the evening or at weekends.
  • Excellent standard of education with good level of literacy and Numeracy
  • Knowledge of the statutory, regulatory and ethical environment within which charity fundraising operates
  • Awareness of and interest in art, culture, and/or the creative sectors
  • Experience of working in a team to lead and successfully raise income
  • Demonstrable track-record in successfully bidding for significant income, including ambitious, multi-year, complex bids
  • Knowledge and experience of working with a fundraising database, eg thankQ or The Raisers’ Edge
  • Excellent numeracy and confidence in co-developing budgets for complex projects with colleagues
  • Outstanding English language writing skills, including proof-reading and ability to build a compelling case for support
  • Excellent IT skills with experience in using databases, MS Office suite, web browsers, and other business software
  • Ability to research, identify and develop successful approaches to potential prospects
  • Ability to manage a workload and prioritise across several activities in parallel to meet deadlines
  • Excellent record-keeping and administrative skills
  • Ability to research, identify and qualify potential supporters
  • Diplomatic and tactful with an ability to represent the Gallery professionally to a range of people
  • Organised, methodical, hard-working, and disciplined approach to work, with drive for success for you, colleagues and beneficiaries

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