Location: UK - flexible
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 03 July 2022
Salary: circa £37,500
Specific Hours: 35 hour per week - 4 day week can be considered
Location: UK flexible, with monthly travel to Haywards Heath office
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract
Sightsavers Institutional Funding Team seeking an experienced and driven Trusts professional to become a major contributor to the development of our Global Trusts team during maternity cover.
About the role of Trusts Executive
As Trusts Executive you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing trust relationships, as well as engaging with new trust prospects in targeted global markets. The focus will be on trusts capable of contributing to a high level. In addition, you will develop biannual mailings for a large group of existing small to medium sized trusts.
This exciting, internationally focused role will see you manage and cultivate relationships with trusts and foundations primarily based in the UK, US and Europe, via bespoke proposals, mailings, reports, telephone and face to face meetings. You will be engaging with CEOs, Directors and Trustees and attending meetings with all levels of seniority.
This role would suit someone with a combination of strong written and communication skills. We are looking for a candidate with the ability to convey complex ideas in writing and report to a wide variety of funders. A strong candidate will be able to speak confidently about our work, negotiate and enthuse others, providing an active and positive impact to the overall direction of the team and the organisation as a whole.
Knowledge, skills and experience for the role of Trusts Executive
The Trusts Executive role is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required skills. Please see the Job Description for full details.
Closing date: 3 July 2022
Interviews will ideally take place during the week commencing 6 June 2022 and are expected to involve a written task, second stage interviews will be conducted during the week commencing 13 June 2022. These dates subject to change. All interviews will be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams or Zoom.
Please complete our application form and attached your CV and Cover letter to this application. Please can sure to include your salary expectations.
As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.