Trusts and Philanthropy Manager

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Closing date: Wednesday 13 March 2024
Location: Crown Chambers, South Street, Andover SP10 2BN
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £33,150 per annum
Contract: Full-time
Interview date: 26/02/24 and 27/02/24

Want to work with a team that does something worthwhile? We are proud to work together to Beat Macular Disease – and this has been recognised by The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023 list.

Macular disease is the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK, with around 300 people diagnosed every day. The Macular Society is the only charity determined to beat the fear and isolation of macular disease with world class research, and the best advice and support.

To support people affected by macular disease now, the Macular Society provides a range of support, information and services. Our research programme is focused on finding new treatments and a cure to Beat Macular Disease forever.

The Trusts & Philanthropy Fundraising Manager role is a vital part of this vision and your excellent writing skills and relationship building will help us achieve our ambitions.

Working closely within our friendly and results driven Trusts and Philanthropy team, you will manage your own portfolio of charitable trusts and support the developing major donor and statutory funding relationships as required. You will be helping us Beat Macular Disease by talking with funders and writing bespoke funding applications for support services, medical research and core costs. Diligently recording all relationships information and communications on our database.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Knows their Stuff when it comes to excellent written communication skills to produce content that is inspiring, concise and informative, someone who can…
  • Make It Happen by working proactively under their own initiative, and finally someone who…
  • Shows They Care in the way they speak with our funders and the way they work and support colleagues across our teams.

Does this sound like you?  If so, we would love to hear from you and chat about this role in more detail.

As part of the interview process, you will be required to complete a written assessment.

In return, we provide a great working culture – we do something worthwhile and are proud to work together to Beat Macular Disease – as recognised by our inclusion in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023 list.

We offer flexible working options, 26 days annual leave, rising to 27 after one years’ service, the ability to buy or sell annual leave, supportive family policies, and 6% pension contribution.

We are passionate about treating people fairly and as equals, doing so is instinctive to us. We know that to Beat Macular Disease for all we have work to do. That’s why we are keen to hear from people of all backgrounds who have the skills and experience we are looking for. We particularly encourage applications from people from under-represented groups, to help ensure what we do and how we do it is inclusive – for everyone.

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