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Trust Fundraising Manager

Organisation: 
Eikon
Job Description: 

Hours:    26 hours per week, with the possibility of flexible working.
Length of Contract:  Permanent
Location:   Eikon HQ (West Byfleet) with occasional meetings across Surrey
Rate of pay:   £24,267 pro-rated, (£35,000 FTE) + company pension scheme
Holiday Entitlement:  25 days + bank holidays
Responsible to:   Head of Development

About Eikon
Eikon is a Surrey based charity that has been working in the local community for twenty years. 
We provide high quality, preventative and personalised support to children, young people and their families, enabling young people to develop into confident, thriving and resilient adults who contribute positively to society.

Team context
The Development team is responsible for three main areas of Eikon’s work:
1. Earned income: Developing new business
Taking a lead in identifying tenders to deliver services for children & young people, building and maintaining healthy relationships with commissioners, and helping Eikon to influence the shape of statutory services in Surrey.
2. Voluntary income: fundraising 
Raising funds in line with Eikon’s income targets and building and maintaining a healthy and resilient mix of income streams to support the charity’s growth.
3. Innovating
Identifying new and/or improved ways of working with young people, families and schools to improve the lives of children and young people, pioneering approaches that
1. are evidence based, sustainable, scalable & address root causes
2. recognise the influences of the systems and environments surrounding young people
3. identify systemic changes that could create better outcomes for children & young people


Role summary / Main purpose of Job

• To achieve voluntary income targets for trusts, foundations, lottery funders and other grant makers, working closely with relevant colleagues to ensure bids are of high quality.
• To ensure that funders receive timely, high quality reports on what their funding has achieved, encouraging future support, and that all conditions in grant agreements are met.
Key Responsibilities
• Identification of new opportunities: Identify and research funders with the capacity and propensity to support Eikon’s work.
• Mapping prospective funders to Eikon needs: determine
o which funders to approach with what unfunded aspects of Eikon’s budget(s), when,
o which funders could provide unrestricted core or capacity building funding,
             and prioritise and schedule work in to meet deadlines, with project timings in mind.
• Development of robust cases for support that will effectively engage funders.
• Application writing: prepare and submit high quality, tailored funding applications
• Relationship building: manage existing and build new relationships with funders.
• Reporting: work with frontline colleagues to provide high quality, timely reports and updates to funders, demonstrating impact and encouraging future support.  
• Information management: ensure that Eikon’s Donorfy crm/database is up to date and provides an accurate picture of activities, deadlines and the fundraising pipeline.
• Achieving growth: through careful stewardship of relationships and securing multi-year funding, build a pipeline for future financial years alongside meeting this year’s targets.
Other responsibilities
• Adhere to highest standards of fundraising best practice and comply with applicable law.
• Engage & support colleagues across teams to support fundraising. 
• Strategy: contribute to fundraising strategy, ensuring grant income is sustainable, e.g. through developing a mix of funding bids of various values, durations and types.
• Reporting: deliver monthly reporting to the Head of Development for circulation to Fundraising Team, Senior Leadership Team and Trustees.
• Communications: ensure that Eikon’s online and print materials support trust fundraising and that trusts are included in events where appropriate.
• Safeguarding: ensure that Eikon’s safeguarding policies and procedures are always upheld and contribute to the charity’s ongoing drive to create a culture of safeguarding across the organisation.
• Other fundraising: contribute to other fundraising initiatives and events as required.
• Undertake any other duties reasonably required by your Line Manager.

This job description may be subject to review as the organisation is constantly developing. This will be in consultation with the job holder.
Exciting opportunity to join our growing fundraising team, for an experienced Trust Fundraiser to develop and build on current initiatives   
 

If you are interested in applying for the role, then please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how your experience and skills fit with the JD (no more than 2 sides of A4) to jean.pullen@eikon.org.uk 

• Closing date for applications: 29 October 2019
• Interviews: 06 November 2019

Full or Part Time: 
Part - time
Salary: 
£24,267 pro-rated, (£35,000 FTE) + company pension scheme
End Date - close of application: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Contact Details: 

If you are interested in applying for the role, then please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how your experience and skills fit with the JD (no more than 2 sides of A4) to jean.pullen@eikon.org.uk

Application or supporting documents: 
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