Trusts & Foundations Specialist

Job title : Trusts & Foundations Specialist
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1485946
Our client is a dedicated and impactful non-for-profit organisation that operates across Australia. They strive to make a positive difference in the lives of Australian’s who need healthcare support.

They are currently seeking a passionate Trust & Foundations Specialist to join their organisation. This position will be instrumental in securing vital funding from trusts, foundations, and institutional donors to support our mission and programs. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in relationship building, grant writing, and strategic fundraising.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct thorough research to identify prospective trust, foundation, and institutional donors whose funding priorities align with our organization's mission and objectives.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy tailored to engage and solicit support from potential funders.
  • Write compelling grant proposals, applications, and reports that effectively communicate our organization's impact, goals, and funding needs.
  • Collaborate closely with program staff to gather relevant data, stories, and evidence to support grant proposals and reports.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of interactions with funders, grant submissions, and funding outcomes.
  • Monitor and analyze trends in trust and foundation funding to identify new opportunities and adapt fundraising strategies accordingly.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Communications, or equivalent work experience working in a Trusts, Foundations or Fundraising role.
  • Proven track record of successfully securing funding from trusts, foundations, and institutional donors, with a focus on building long-term relationships.
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to craft compelling narratives and tailored proposals that resonate with funders' priorities.
  • Strong research and analytical skills, with the ability to identify funding opportunities and assess their suitability for our organization.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage and cultivate relationships with diverse stakeholders.
The Organisation

Our client is a very large organisation operating in the services-based healthcare sector, with operations nationally. The company is going through a healthy growth period, with mergers and acquisitions underway and on the horizon, making now a very exciting time to join the business. They have a strong ethos in ensuring their customers and Australian’s in the community can live a life of fulfilment.

How to Apply 

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