Deputy Trust & Grants Manager

Job Title: 
Deputy Trust & Grants Manager
Contract Type: 
35 (Flexible 21 to 35 hours)
£16.49 per hour/£30,011.80 per annum
Recruitment Type: 
Thursday, 30 September, 2021 - 12:00

Henshaws is a northern charity supporting people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to go beyond expectations.

We believe that, wherever they are, everyone has the right to an independent and fulfilling life. Our support, advice and training enables people and their families build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future.

We are looking to recruit a Trusts & Grants Deputy Manager to develop income from trusts, foundations, lottery and statutory grant makers

Job Summary

To maintain and develop Henshaws’ Trusts and Grants fundraising programme, with the aim of maximising the charity’s income from trusts, foundations, lottery and statutory grant makers.

To achieve financial and performance targets set jointly with the Trusts & Grants Manager/ Director of Fundraising.

Key responsibilities:

Develop and implement strategic plans and budgets for the Trusts & Grants income stream to maximise income and other support complementing the fundraising strategy.

Monitor progress against strategic plans, budgets and other agreed KPIs. Produce regular financial and activity reports including quarterly budget reforecasts.

Work closely with Trusts & Grants Manager and Director of Fundraising to review and develop plans and targets on an annual basis.

To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Significant experience of successfully raising five to six figure sums from charitable trusts, lottery or statutory sources.

Substantial experience of working within the voluntary and community sector, in paid and/or voluntary roles

Educated to Degree standard or equivalent professional experience.

Closing date Thursday 30th September 2021 – 12 Noon

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

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