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Trusts and Foundations Manager

Reference number: QXIRY

Location: Bedfordshire

The RSPB is looking for a Trusts and Foundations Manager to join our ambitious development team.

With an attractive portfolio of diverse conservation projects that need funding (habitat creation and restoration, species recovery, and education and family engagement); you will have the opportunity to develop new income generating relationships, and present the RSPB's work in ways that inspire and allow trusts and foundations to have a major impact to help save nature.

As a motivated trust and foundation fundraising professional, your superb relationship-building skills and excellent communication abilities will identify and secure the support of trusts and foundations for some of the RSPB's major conservation initiatives.

We would love to hear from candidates who can demonstrate their experience of effectively prospecting and managing trust and foundation relationships, alongside their experience of working in a target driven environment. You will join a dynamic, friendly team working to deliver high-quality stewardship and ensure trusts and foundations are kept fully appraised of developments in what will be a rapidly changing, energetic and exciting period of conservation innovation.

We would welcome applications from those with relevant skills from beyond the sector.

Please send in your application/CV as soon as you are ready - we are actively recruiting and may draw the role to close when suitable applications are received.

Salary starting at

£25,463 to £29,707 per annum

Hours & contract information

Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 1 December 2019

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number QXIRY on your application.

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This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Who to contact

For questions about this post
Mike Annison
01767 693679

Send application details to
Rebecca Lorusso
RSPB UK Headquarters, Potton Road, Sandy, SG19 2DL
01767 693498