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Trust & Grant Fundraising Officer

  • Marketing/PR/Communications
  • Jersey
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • 32971

Description

Exciting and challenging role with focus on conservation training, capacity building and ensuring grant applications well-coordinated.  Postholder will help identify priority funding needs, coordinate development of applications and facilitate effective reporting; use grant tracking systems for reporting existing grants; manage and identify approaches to trusts and foundations not previously supporting work, building annual calendar of key prospects; develop core generic proposals for priority projects and areas requiring funding; address grant-making priorities or requirements by individual trusts and foundations;  identify and submit applications for prizes and awards to raise client profile and secure funding; help with fundraising and communications strategy and action; support development of  annual conservation impact report and running of annual conservation workshop; objectively review success and achievements against agreed targets; ensure records relating to Trust and Grant fundraising up to date and new contacts and correspondence entered into donor tracking database; represent client work at events and deliver presentations; participate in staff appraisals and training in fundraising and grant-writing skills.

Required at least 3 years’ experience in trust and grant fundraising working in a related field, preferably within a charitable environment; proven record of successful applications for substantial funding from trusts and other grant-awarding bodies; demonstrable ability to develop relationships with trusts and grant-awarding bodies; experience of researching funding opportunities; demonstrable knowledge of UK Trusts and Foundations giving in general and with a training/capacity building focus in particular; ability to understand and generate budgets; excellent written skills and reporting skills; excellent communication and presentation skills; high MS Office competency; meticulous attention to detail; ability to plan and prioritise own workload with minimum supervision; ability to plan ahead and work within agreed timeframes; ability to demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure; good team player.

Five years continuous residence in Jersey required.

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