The Wildlife Trusts
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing date: 8th January 2023
Interview dates: We will be reviewing applications as and when they come in, and will be interviewing on a rolling basis.
The Trust has a fantastic opportunity for a talented fundraiser to make a major impact in creating a wilder Hampshire and Isle of Wight in this exciting new role.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our friendly and supportive Marketing and Fundraising Department to lead on growing both restricted and unrestricted funds through applications to charitable grant-making trusts.
The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying new opportunities and engaging with new and existing funders through high-quality written proposals and reports.
Nature needs more people on its side – and our work has never been more important. This is a fantastic chance to become an integral part of our exciting and ambitious strategy Wilder 2030, setting out a vision of nature in recovery, with abundant, diverse wildlife and natural processes creating wilder landscapes where people and nature thrive.
The successful candidate will have a strong track record of generating income from charitable trusts and grant-making organisations. They will have experience of translating complex information into inspiring written narratives and compelling cases for support through written proposals for fundraising, or the equivalent copywriting skills developed in another setting. Excellent stewardship and relationship management skills, face-to-face, on the phone and in writing will be essential.
If you’re keen to use your skills to make your mark with an ambitious charity and want hands-on experience as well as training and mentoring within a brilliant team, this is the opportunity for you!
We are happy to talk hybrid and flexible working
This role will be based at our office in Curdridge, however, we are happy to accommodate a hybrid working routine, and discuss a pattern of work which suits the candidate. This role is full time, 35 hours per week. Traditionally, office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm with an hour lunch break. However, many of our staff work flexibly and we are happy to consider flexible working hours for the right candidate.
We offer a wide range of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave allowance, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance, learning and development support, 24-hour access to our employee assistance programme and more.
To apply for the role, please complete the online application form. In the ‘supporting information’ section, you’ll need to demonstrate, with detailed examples, how you meet the job requirements using the attached Recruitment Pack.