Trusts and Foundations Officer

We’re working with a wonderful hospital charity who are looking for a Trusts and Foundations Officer to join their team. You’ll focus on building upon a successful Trusts, Foundations and Grants programme, meeting ambitious fundraising targets and supporting to grow this income stream. You’ll identify, engage with and stewards Trusts and Foundation supporters through bespoke application, personally securing gifts of up to five figures.

You’ll undertake targeted prospect research to secure funds from Trusts, Foundations and Charity grant givers, cultivating and managing these relationships. You’ll write compelling and creative funding proposals, applications and reports, ensuring the database is maintained to provide an accurate and effective pipeline. You’ll develop strong internal and external relationships, proactively identifying and stewarding donors whilst working internally with stakeholders across the charity.

You will need:

  • Experience within Trusts and Foundations/Major Giving OR experience of bid writing
  • Track record of securing and managing four, five or six figure gifts
  • Experience in securing multiyear gifts from Trusts and Foundations
  • Experience researching prospective trusts and foundations

Salary: £25,500 – £31,500

Location: Southampton (two days a week in office)

Contract type: Permanent


If you would like to have an informal discussion, please call Jake on 02030 062787 or email [email protected].


Ashby Jenkins Recruitment are a specialist charity recruitment agency, we use our extensive sector knowledge and experience to match candidates to the most suitable roles. We take a relationship-led approach to recruitment, working ethically, supporting people to find their perfect role within the not-for-profit sector.


We are passionate about improving equality across the sector, you can read more about our commitment to diversity here. We proactively welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.


If enough applications are received the charity reserve the right to end the application period sooner.

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