Sightsavers Institutional Funding Team are currently seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to become a major contributor to the development of our International Trusts and Foundations programme.
Location: UK remote – with a commitment to attend important meetings / training sessions in person in Haywards Heath or UK locations, up to 7 times a year. Availability to travel overseas for events/project visits up to one week a year, if required.
Contract: Full-time (35 hours) or Part-time (28 hours) with some flexibility around hours worked.
The Trusts Executive will be responsible for managing a portfolio of trust donors, focusing on trusts capable of contributing to a high level. The successful candidate will have an active and positive impact to the overall direction of the team and the organisation as a whole.
This exciting role will see the successful candidate managing and cultivating an existing portfolio of committed trust and foundation donors via bespoke proposals and meetings at all levels of seniority, as well as, engaging with exciting new trust prospects in targeted global markets.
The ideal candidate will be a positive and solution focused individual who embraces challenging targets, a diverse workload and is able to represent the charity at the highest levels. With success in cultivating new relationships, as well as managing existing donors / clients, the post holder will also have demonstrative experience of excellent written skills, including proposals / bids and reports for external audiences.
Skills and Experinces
Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams to develop proposals / bids and of working in the charity sector, while not essential, is desirable.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or responsibilities, for further details and person specification points, please read the Job Description.
Candidates are welcome to demonstrate their ability to match the person specification by expanding on how their experience, training and/or qualifications might have provided them with the knowledge or skills required for the role. Successful candidates will be appointed on merit
How to apply
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please complete an application via our recruitment portal using this link: apply here
We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying.
Closing date: 8 January 2024.
We anticipate that remote interviews will take place the week commencing 22 January and the evaluation process will include a written task and two-stage interview.
We anticipate that remote interviews will take place towards the end of November and the evaluation process will include a written task and two-stage interview.