Trust Manager

£32,480 - £38,000
Closing date: 30 October 2018
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
Want to use your skills as a Trust Manager to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Trust Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award winning organisations.

As part of the Philanthropy and Trusts team you'll be an integral member growing WaterAids valuable trust relationships and contribute to the team strategy and our ambitious growth plan, including £6.5 million target for 2018-19.

With experience securing and stewarding £150,000+ trust partnerships, you will manage and maximise a varied portfolio of influential foundations, and oversee the complexities of restricted grants and donor requirements.  

Job Description

In this role you will develop new business and drive WaterAids Engagement with Trusts and Foundations

You will:

  • Provide quality relationship management accross a diverse portfolio of valuable and strategic partnerships.
  • Develop high quality funding propositions and manage complex restricted grants in line with donors requirements.
  • Build sustainable pipeline of new business prospects and opportunities, with diverse funding sources and balanced accounts across solicitation stages.
  • Develop and lead the new business engagement plan focusing on driving regional and opportunities worth more than £100,000 per annum.  

Person Specification

To be successful you'll need to:

  • Have a proven ability to manage a successful trust and foundation portfolio, achieve targets as part of a strategic plan and maximise income from new business.
  • Be able to develop strong relationships with trusts, identifying opportunities for growth and innovative engagement.
  • Have experience managing the complexities of restricted income projects, including budget and log frames
  • Have extensive experience of compelling proposal and report writing for a trust audience

Other Information

WaterAid benefits include:

  • 28 annual holiday days, plus bank holidays and additional leave purchase
  • 10% employer pension contribution when you contribute 5%
  • Agile/flexible working and family friendly policies

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Shortlisting and interviews may take place on a rolling basis and the application process closed if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised closed date.  

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in the course of its work and will conduct appropriate pre-employment referencing and checks. WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Fundraising

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