Institutional & Trusts Fundraising Coordinator

Closed: 06 June 2022
Fundraising Business Development Individual Giving Trusts

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  • Salary £30,510 - £35,683 per year
  • Location Remote
  • Job Type Permanent, Part-time
  • Sectors Health, Medical
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About the role

In recent years, THET has established a reputation for excellence in brokering partnerships between health institutions in the UK and overseas and this is expressed in our programmes work, our grants management service, and in our policy activity. In 2021, we supported the training of over 4,783 health workers across Africa and Asia. We are now moving to diversify our income. It is vital we prioritise the diversification of our funding streams with some excellent new opportunities already underway.

We are now looking to recruit a new Institutional and Trusts Fundraising Coordinator with excellent organisational and analytical skills, and a personality to inspire confidence internally and externally. This is an excellent role for those interested in understanding how this dynamic international charity is responding to the challenges facing our sector in 2022. You will be working with an exceptionally friendly team of people who are ambitious to achieve real change and impact and operating with considerable autonomy. We are open to flexible hours and ready to employ someone in any location across the UK.

The Institutional & Trusts Fundraising Coordinator will develop new sources of income for THET, helping us to deliver on our vision of creating a world where everyone has access to quality healthcare. 

Reporting to Louise McGrath, our Director of Programmes, and working closely with a highly supportive team of colleagues from across the organisation, the post holder will excel in written English, and in creating opportunities for people to collaborate on the production of fundraising proposals. The post holder will be methodical and organised and relish working to deadlines with a keen eye for detail. They will have a demonstrable track-record in fundraising from trusts and foundations and/or institutions. 

The role is formally located in the Programmes Team at THET but will collaborate closely with colleagues from the Policy and Learning Teams and External Engagement Teams, as well as Finance and Operations. You will be building on THET’s strong reputation with donors and part of a wider team of staff focused on generating income from our Events, private sector partnerships and High Net-Worth individuals. 

Key Responsibilities:

Strengthen fundraising effectiveness across THET  

  • Support the Director of Programmes to shape a robust strategy that identifies funding opportunities from trusts and foundations, and institutional sources, and clearly describes roles and responsibilities across the organisation. 
  • Manage processes that support the Director of Programmes and the wider organization to implement this strategy, and to effectively track and respond to opportunities. 
  • Support the Director to create an environment which encourages the discussion of ideas and cross-team working. 

Generate fundraising proposals  

  • Invest in your understanding of THET and the wider Health Partnership community’s work in order to contribute ideas for funding proposals in discussion with the Director of Programmes. 
  • Research, identify and apply to prospective funders, maintaining a vigorous pipeline of opportunities. 
  • Lead on the writing of funding bids when requested, drawing on the support and expertise of colleagues from across the organisation as appropriate. 
  • Lead or support the coordination of new proposal development as requested.
  • Be accountable for a fixed income amount of new business annually. 
  • When requested, take responsibility for the stewardship of THET’s relationship with specific donors and support others where appropriate.


  • Represent THET at external meetings with donors, Health Partnerships, and others, as required.
  • Undertake other tasks as may be required, commensurate with experience.

For a more detailed job description. Please download the attached document.

What we offer 

  • Flexible working hours. 

  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus 3 days winter closure between Christmas and New Year. 

  • 5% pension contribution when Employee contributes 3%. 

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • A friendly, supportive work environment. 

How to apply: 

To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter through the following link by Midnight 31st May 2022. Interviews will be carried out on the 08th June 2022.

THET is an equal opportunities employer. This post is UK based. Non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK. 

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.