WR Fundraising Recruitment

Trusts and Foundations Manager

London with Hybrid Working | Up to £42,725 per annum | Full Time, Permanent

We are WR Fundraising Recruitment and we are proud to be continuing our successful relationship with one of the UK's leading social welfare charities. As part of the charity’s exciting growth and development, we are on the lookout for a Trust and Foundations Manager to join their dynamic and high-performing fundraising team, in order to unlock even more of its potential.


We can confidently say that the development and support you’ll receive from them are truly outstanding. This role would be perfect for somebody experienced within Trusts and Foundations, looking for a new and exciting challenge. You will also have experience working with campaigns and be confident to do this.


This is an exciting time to join as you’ll be leading their Trusts and Foundations strategy, for a well-developed income stream.


Key responsibilities of the roles will include:

  • Writing high quality bids and tenders to a variety of funding bodies
  • Implementing their strategy to secure income and build a sustainable stream
  • Managing one Trusts & Foundations Officer
  • Securing restricted and unrestricted funding for the charities core activity
  • Liaising with the SLT on the preparation of funding bids
  • Stewardship of existing funders, including providing updates to show the good work being done
  • Assisting with the creation and development of strategies to maximise income generation


The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Be experienced within Trusts and Foundations
  • Have campaign experience
  • Will have demonstrable experience of writing successful proposals including multiyear funding
  • Be able to effectively research and identify new sources for funding
  • Have great attention to detail, strong organisation and time management skills
  • Be confident and personable, with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships

We are WR and we invest in our candidates by providing optional new starter coaching - enhancing confidence, wellbeing, professional relationships and managing change.

To apply or for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance to: fundraisers@wr-rec.uk.


The team at WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.