Closing Date: 17th November 2021
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated young person to join our team at UP.
As an Assistant Trusts Fundraiser, you will work with the CEO, Finance Director and Director of Development and Young People Services to grow income from charitable trusts and foundations. You will have excellent written communication skills with the ability to develop compelling funding applications. You will also have effective interpersonal skills enabling you to work closely with teams across the organisation.
Planning and research - Identify, research, and keep an up-to-date prospect list of existing funders and potential funders
Cultivation - Maintain relationships with existing funders, and cultivate new relationships with funders to raise awareness of UP’s work to ensure funders understand the impact of their support
Proposals - Develop, write and submit engaging and high-quality proposals for funding to charitable trusts & foundations which reflect the work of UP and its mission and objectives. Working with others and coordinating answers to questions.
Grant management - Coordinate the receipt and acknowledgment of grant awards liaising with the finance and service delivery staff to ensure funding is used as per the funder’s requirements
Essential skills, experience and qualifications:
Qualifications: The applicant must have a good standard of education, including a GCSE in English & Maths (or equivalent).
Essential Skills: The applicant must be self-motivated, willing to learn, have strong IT skills, possess excellent written skills and ability to work to tight deadlines.
London, SE1 4YR
You will work between your home (3 days) and our offices in London (2 days). Homeworking and office days will be flexible and determined by the applicant. For homeworking you will be given a charity issued laptop and undertake a DSE assessment for homeworking safety and suitability.
25.00 hours per week
Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm (1 hr for lunch)
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV and a supporting statement (no more than one side of A4). You will also need to speak to your Universal Credit work coach and ask to be referred to this role.
17th November 2021
Unlocking Potential is a London-based charity supporting children and young people with social, emotional, and mental health needs. Each year we make a difference to around 1,500 children, young people, and their families through our three programmes:
The Schools Programme - Providing mental health services to children in primary schools in London
The Corner School - An independent therapeutic primary school in Brent for children with SEMH needs
Elevation - A holistic key working programme for young adults with SEMH needs in Brent