Date Added: 9 September 2021
: 4 October 2021
Job Title: Trusts & Foundation Manager
Working For: Switchback
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Length of Contract: Permanent
Switchback is an award-winning small charity enabling young Londoners to build stable, rewarding lives after their release from prison. We are looking for a fantastic Trusts & Foundations Manager to join our small but mighty fundraising team. This is a new and exciting position that will be an integral part of Switchback’s future growth and sustainability for the young men we support.
As we now look forward to planning our new 2022-2024 Strategic Plan, this is a really exciting time for a Trusts & Foundations Manager to join our small but mighty fundraising team! We really value our fundraising team because it’s at the heart of our future growth and this new and exciting position has been introduced to grow our income from trusts and foundations, whilst nurturing our loyal existing supporters.You will inherit a strong portfolio and existing grants totaling over £460k, along with a database of ready to go applications and prospects. You will join us to build on our success and enable Switchback to expand our impact even further.
Joining the Head of Fundraising and Fundraising Officer, you’ll develop and write exciting and persuasive funding proposals, build new donor relationships and broaden the support from our current donors, securing significant donations and strong partnerships. At Switchback we pride ourselves on ensuring that our wonderful donors receive authentic, quality and detailed communications so that they not only continue to feel invested in our work, but most importantly, feel loved and appreciated!
We are seeking someone with a strong track record of charity fundraising who would like to work in a small team that punches above its weight, helping Switchback to grow its impact even further. You’ll be highly organised and good at writing and coordinating information with excellent attention to detail, drive, and enthusiasm to deliver against targets.
You must love building and nurturing relationships at different levels and enjoy providing our funders with high quality updates so that they always feel closely connected to our work. You will have passion for telling the stories of the young people we support and be excited to represent Switchback and our Trainees.
Closing Date: 4 October 2021
Application deadline: 10am on the closing date
Interviews: 1st round: 11th October, 2nd round: 18th October
Start Date: ASAP
Please download and read the full job description (PDF) from our website. Then email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject TRUSTS AND FOUNDATION MANAGER.
1. Your CV
2. A cover letter addressed to Hayley Topley, Head of Fundraising
explaining, in no more than 600 words why you want to work for Switchback, and why you are the right person for this role, making clear reference to the person specification.
3. A completed equalities monitoring form available here (this will be treated anonymously and separated from your application entirely).