UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Senior Trusts and Foundations Manager 

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Posted
21 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Trusts and Foundations Manager 

Job number  SUPP103492 
Division/School  Development and Alumni Relations 
Contract type  Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary  Competitive salary and benefits 
Closing date for applications  18-Sep-2017 

Founded over a hundred years ago, the University of Bristol has revolutionised society with its cutting-edge research and education.  An international powerhouse of learning, discovery and enterprise, the University’s excellence is acknowledged locally, nationally and globally.  As a Russell Group university ranked in the top 50 universities in the world (QS 2018), Bristol’s future will be as remarkable as its past.
 
The Senior Trusts & Foundations Manager will identify and explore funding opportunities from charitable trust and statutory sources, in order to secure major gifts for capital and revenue projects in line with the University's strategic priorities.  You will work closely with the Executive Head and Deputy Head of Philanthropy, to shape, support and deliver on the Development & Alumni Relations Office (DARO) strategy.
 
Your track record of creating, driving and delivering a trust and foundations fundraising strategy, as well as your excellent writing and editorial skills, will be key to your success in this role.  Experience of navigating complex organisations and working with a variety of key stakeholders is essential, and your strong interpersonal skills have helped you to win the confidence of those around you.  Being driven and ambitious, you enjoy working alone and as part of the team, to identify and maximise on philanthropic opportunities ahead.
 
DARO's vision is ‘to unite our global community to inspire positive change and transform people’s lives’. The team culture is optimistic, collaborative and highly professional, where individual and team success is recognised in equal measure.  DARO finds innovative solutions to challenges, and embraces opportunities and change.  Recently, significant investment has been secured to grow the DARO team.  This investment is helping to build on current strengths, extend our work with alumni, partners and supporters and harvest many new opportunities.
 
If you believe you have the skills, aptitude and commitment to join the University of Bristol’s ambitious team and be a DARO champion, we look forward to hearing from you.  For further information, please visit http://richmond-associates.com/jobs/senior-trusts-foundationsmanager or contact Emma Sheard, Candidate Consultant at Richmond Associates: esheard@richmond-associates.com, +44 (0)20 3617 9240.
 
Closing date for applications: 09:00 on Monday 18th September 2017. 
 
The University of Bristol is investing significantly in DARO, please contact Richmond Associates to find out more about the other opportunities available within the team.
 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.