Trusts & Foundations Officer

Posted 26 March by The Africa Centre

up to £30k per annum (dependent on experience)

Permanent, Full Time

Deadline: Friday 26th April at 9am

We are looking for an ambitious and dynamic Trusts & Foundations Officer to join the small high-functioning team here at The Africa Centre, in a newly created role


Coming at an exciting point in The Africa Centre’s future – as we embark upon developing new programmes and start a major capital development project – this a key role in the newly formed fundraising team. You will be responsible for raising income from trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies across the UK.


You will work closely with the Head of Development to research and build a strong pipeline of trust supporters.


This role will give the successful applicant a great opportunity to develop their skills and be proactive in seeking out and developing key relationships with funders of all sizes.


Interested candidates must:


• have at least 3 years’ experience in Trust & Foundation fundraising
• be highly organised
• understand the fundraising landscape in the charity sector (arts and cultural sector knowledge is a bonus)
• demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
• have a keen interest in and knowledge of Africa and its diaspora
• have the right to work in the UK (unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for any position at The Africa Centre)


For more information about the role and the person specification, please read the full job description attached before applying to ensure you match with the skills and experience required.


Deadline for CV and Cover Letter application is Friday 26th April at 9am. Interviews will take place the following week.


PLEASE NOTE: If you have not heard from us within one week of the closing date of the role, your application has not been successful.

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