Senior Trusts Fundraising Officer

Closing date: 25th November, 2019

The Senior Trusts Fundraising Officer leads on all our Trusts and Foundations relationships and activities.

By delivering excellent and tailored stewardship to existing supporters, and a rolling research plan to ensure the pipeline of opportunities is continually refreshed, this post manages the portfolio of Trusts and Foundations which contributes over £300,000 funding to Orbis UK. This post reports to the Head of Partnerships who has overall responsibility for Corporate Partnerships and Trusts and Foundations Fundraising.

Title: Senior Trusts Fundraising Officer
Department: Fundraising and Communications (team of 20)
Reports to: Head of Partnerships
Location: London, UK (near Monument)
Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £28,000- £32,000 per annum (depending on experience)

The main responsibilities of this role include

  • Deliver first class stewardship and relationship management to Trusts and Foundations donors to maximise the value and length of their support.
  • Produce general and bespoke reports (as required) to keep donors updated on the work they are funding.
  • Develop a creative strategy to engage Trusts and Foundations to increase income, including tailored communications and timely updates on relevant information.
  • Bring an innovative approach to pipeline development, generating new opportunities from a range of sources and approaches.
  • Represent Orbis UK externally at meetings, presentations and networking events to raise awareness of our work and increase credibility with potential or current donors.
  • Actively engage in identifying opportunities to leverage Trusts and Foundations relationships to maximise high value donations through other income streams.
  • Ensure all activity in relation to Trusts and Foundations fundraising, pipeline development and reporting are accurately recorded on Raiser’s Edge, and data management complies with GDPR.

Full details of the job description can be downloaded at the bottom of this page


Benefits of working for Orbis UK

Before completion of probation:

  • 22 days holiday plus three days between Christmas and New Year
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • E-learning Courses
  • Social Activities
  • Access to low cost gym within the building
  • Flexible working including flex-time

After completion of probation:

  • Matched employer pension contribution up to a maximum of 10% of basic salary
  • Interest free season ticket loan


Application and interviews

Closing Date: 9am Monday 25th November 2019
First Interviews: Thursday 28th November 2019
Second Interviews: Thursday 5th December 2019
Start Date: ASAP

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Successful applicants may be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to reply to all applications, so if you haven’t heard from us by Friday 2nd August, your application has not been successful.

Orbis UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any suitably qualified persons. We will ensure that no job applicant receives less favorable treatment either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of age, race, disability, gender, marital status, religion or faith or sexual orientation.

Application is via curriculum vitae and covering letter, to HR Manager, Orbis UK, 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6AF or by email to [email protected]