Global Foundations Manager

An exciting opportunity for an experienced trusts and foundations fundraiser to join our Global Foundations team. Working closely with the Head of Global Foundations, you will generate new voluntary income streams from internationally-focussed trusts and foundations.

Job Title: Global Foundations Manager

Location: London, NW3

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: up to £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Contract Type: 12-month fixed term, subject to renewal

Closing Date: 30 January 2022 (17:00 GMT)

About us:

Our vision is a world where all girls are valued and take action to change the world.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the umbrella organisation for Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting globally. We are the largest global voluntary movement dedicated to girls and young women, representing nearly 9 million girls in over 150 countries. Through our organisational mission, we empower girls and young women to develop their fullest potential. We work across a number of programme areas which contribute to the sustainable development goals, including tackling violence against girls and women, climate action and leadership.

WAGGGS keeps the global movement thriving, united and growing.

About the Role:

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of girls and young women around the world?

We are looking for an experienced trusts and foundations fundraiser to join our Global Foundations team. Working closely with the Head of Global Foundations, you will generate new voluntary income streams from internationally-focussed trusts and foundations, based primarily in the UK, USA, Canada and Europe. You will also have responsibility for stewarding a small portfolio of existing partnerships with trusts and foundations.

This is an exciting time to join a growing team, as we expand our portfolio of projects and partners and work to bring substantial new funding for projects supporting girls and young women.

About You:

As the successful candidate, you will have a proven successful track record in securing and managing grants from trusts and foundations.

You will be adept at building and maintaining solid working relationships with senior stakeholders and trust/foundation donors, including in cross-cultural settings. Ideally you’ll also have experience of securing funding for international programmes.

The role will suit someone who is passionate about issues affecting girls and young women, experienced in building new partnerships, and driven to win significant new funds for projects which will change girls’ lives.

You will have a good track record of writing successful proposals and delivering agreed fundraising targets.

French, Spanish or Arabic language skills are desirable.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter & CV online via our recruitment portal.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

A Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

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