Trusts and Foundations Executive

Closed: 11 July 2022
Admin Fundraising

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  • Salary £36712.00-£36712.00 per year
  • Location Chingford, Waltham Forest, Greater London, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Youth/Children
  • Job Reference : MLChingTFE1306

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trusts and Foundations Executive to join our team based in Gilwell Park, Chingford, London with hybrid working options available. We will offer you a competitive salary of £36,712 per annum, Band F, Level 3, inclusive of Outer London Weighting.

We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.

The Trusts and Foundations Executive Role:

We are a small, fun and welcoming team who work together to ensure that Scouting can continue to support young people to develop skills for life. As part of the Marketing and Fundraising Directorate you will be leading funding proposals, working with others across the organisation on projects for Early Years, developing volunteers and increasing diversity across the movement.  No two days are the same one day you could be spending time on concentrated bid writing, another developing a new proposal with a different team and the next accompanying funders to see Scouting in action.

There are a number of great parts to this role. The best part is that we create bespoke, co-created, collaborative projects drawing inspiration from across Scouting that support all young people to develop skills for life. The projects and work we fundraise for have a life changing impact on others. For example the launch of Squirrels, our early years scouting would not have happened without the money we brought in from various funders.

Key responsibilities as our Trusts and Foundations Executive:

The purpose of this role is to jointly secure £1million external funding aligning to Scouting’s strategic objectives.

Working closely with Scouting colleagues the Trusts and Foundations Executive will work within a small team to:

- Identify and cultivate potential funding

- Produce successful bids and applications

- Manage partner relationships and maximise a warm portfolio of donors including several large multi-year funders, seeking to extend their support wherever possible

- Write reports, evaluate impact and share learning across the organisation.

What we are looking for in our Trusts and Foundations Executive:

-  Experience of working in a target led environment with a proven track record of delivering against targets

- Experience of producing powerful and compelling proposals and reports

- Knowledge, or ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, in sectors key to The Scout Associations strategic objectives, namely governmental bodies, third and youth sector organisations and potential funders

- Experience of working with partners across charitable, private or public sectors.

- Experience of managing funders / partners in a highly pressurised environment

- Experience of securing funding from trusts, statutory or commercial sources

- Experience of cultivating and managing a portfolio of funders / partners

- An understanding of programme delivery (including analysis and diagnosis, design, planning, execution and evaluation) with clear potential in a fundraising function.

What we can offer you as our Strategic Funding Executive:

- 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service

- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year

- Life Assurance

- Simply Health Scheme

- Generous Pension Scheme

- Free car parking

We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…

- Up to four personal days paid leave a year

- Maternity/Paternity Leave

- Childcare Vouchers

- Flexible working hours

- Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits

- Study and volunteer leave

Closing date: Sun, 3 July 2022, 23:59

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

Strictly no agencies.