Senior trusts and projects manager

Role Senior trusts and projects manager
Hours 37 hours per week (flexible across the week but to include a Thursday morning in the St Ives office)
Salary £40,000 pro rata
Accountable to  Head of fundraising and communications
Responsible for Freelance grants officer
Based Hybrid working arrangement consisting of home-working and office-based (St Ives, Cambridgeshire) working – to include a Thursday morning in the St Ives office

About Caring Together

Three in five of us will become a carer at some point in our life. Caring Together is an ambitious regional charity that provides emotional and practical support, information and advice to carers of all ages and their families, as well as opportunities to take a break from their caring role.

Our vision is of a world in which all carers have choices.

About the role

This new role will lead the development and delivery of the charity’s trusts fundraising programme, generating income to provide vital services for carers, and enable the charity to become increasingly sustainable and financially healthy. The postholder will develop authentic and long-lasting partnerships with grant-making trusts and other bodies such as the National Lottery, working closely with colleagues across the charity. They will research potential funders; identify projects that fit with funder criteria and objectives; develop and submit high quality applications for support; and report back to funders with timely submissions.

The postholder will also project-manage organisational tenders for statutory contracts, working closely with colleagues to develop very high-quality bids that meet all requirements and have the best chance of success.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • To drive the development and delivery of Caring Together’s trusts fundraising programme.
  • To project-manage tenders – from identification through to submission.
  • To support fundraising and communications at Caring Together.

What we need from you includes:

  • Experience of developing fundraising strategies, plans and approaches, and personally achieving income targets.
  • Experience of managing trusts fundraising programmes and achieving growth in grants income.
  • Clear and persuasive writing skills, suitable for a wide range of audiences
  • Passionate about the positive impacts that fundraising can bring about.

What we offer you includes:

  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing development and training opportunities.
  • 25 days annual leave (pro rata) plus statutory holidays (eight days).
  • Flexible working including homeworking.
  • Pension scheme.

Please click here to download the senior trusts and projects manager job information pack [PDF, 97kb]

To discuss the role please contact our fundraising team at Caring Together.

To apply, please complete the application form, including your availability and send with your CV to [email protected]

Closing date: The closing date for this post is Wednesday 7 December
Interview date: It is anticipated that interviews for this post will take place on Wednesday 14 December.

We are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We are an equal opportunities employer and expect staff to respect the personal choice and lifestyles of colleagues, carers, and people with care needs.