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Trusts Manager

  • £38000 - £40000 per annum

Hunter Merrifield are thrilled to partner Cure Parkinson's to find an excellent Trusts Manager to manage a Trusts Officer and be jointly responsible for implementing Cure Parkinson's, Trust fundraising programme and meeting agreed income targets by producing high quality applications to secure significant income from grant-giving Trusts and Foundations.

Job Title: Trusts Manager
Organisation: Cure Parkinson's
Salary: £38,000
Location: London based office & home, with a minimum of 3 days in the office.
Contract: Full time, permanent
Benefits: 28 days' holiday three of which must be taken over Christmas, plus bank holidays. Pension enrolment and flexible working
Closing date: Wednesday 6th July
Required: CV and Cover Letter

About Cure Parkinson's

Curing Parkinson's needs world-class collaborative science involving researchers, clinicians, the pharmaceutical industry and, most importantly, people who are living with Parkinson's. This collaboration is at the heart of our research programme.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and grow the Cure Parkinson's trust fundraising programme.
  • Manage and support the Trusts Officer
  • Secure income for Cure Parkinson's by creating tailored proposals for restricted and unrestricted funds, focusing on £50k opportunities.
  • Support the development of an international trust programme.
  • Work collaboratively with the research and senior management teams to identify immediate and long-term funding requirements, and to develop in-depth project proposals.
  • To make the team aware of new and existing funding opportunities from Trusts and Grantmakers.
  • To work across the fundraising team to utilise opportunities and encourage the team to identify opportunities in Trust fundraising as they arise.
  • Submit high-quality grant applications within required deadlines to a wide range of funders including large national funders, building relationships and partnerships.
  • Conduct regular research on prospects, recording the most up-to-date information available regarding propensity to give and application process.


Skills and Experience

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic worker
  • Excellent communicator both written and face to face with an ability to adapt to each donor's individual needs
  • Effective team worker
  • Flexible approach to working conditions and working environment change
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic worker
  • Excellent communicator both written and face to face with an ability to adapt to each donor's individual needs
  • Effective team worker
  • Flexible approach to working conditions and working environment change


This role is perfect for a Trusts fundraiser looking to step up into a more senior role. You will get to manage a Trusts Officer and focus on £50,000 gifts with a fantastic fundraising team.

To find out more and to apply for the role, get in contact with Stuart Milliner at Hunter Merrifield.

Along with the charity we want to practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

Corporate New Business Executive

  • £28000 - £30000 per annum

Hunter-Merrifield are delighted to have partnered with the fantastic Carers UK to find them a Corporate New Business Executive to join their corporate partnership team. The role will be working with the New Business Lead to identify and prospect new business opportunities from the corporate sector. To work with other fundraising colleagues to maximise income, and to ensure a cross organisational collaborative approach to securing funding.

Job Title: Corporate New Business Executive

Organisation: Carers UK

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Location: London (Hybrid working - 2-3 days a week in the office)

Required: CV and Cover Letter

Closing Date: Ongoing

About Carers UK

Carer's UK are the only national charity centred around unpaid carers. It's their mission to make life better for carers by offering expert advice and support, so that nobody has to care on their own.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate new business income from the corporate sector
  • Work with the New Business Lead to research potential clients, and develop a tailored approach to new business opportunities
  • Develop a pipeline of prospects across the Carers UK portfolio, including advertising and sponsorship opportunities, as well as working with others to identify strategic partnership opportunities
  • Complete funding applications (where applicable) such as for charity of the year, drawing on internal resources
  • Ensure cross organisational working at all times, including updating the database on meeting outcomes, especially important with Employer for Carers membership team
  • Ensure all proposals and partnerships are compliant with the Fundraising Regulator and best practise
  • Report monthly on performance, and objectives
  • Identify suitable industry events to attend, in order to gain contacts and knowledge

Person Specification

  • Experience of working in a commercially focused environment
  • Experience of financial budgets, and reporting progress against targets
  • Ability to make 'cold approaches' to clients
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Experience of researching prospects, and providing supportive reports
  • Understanding of building a prospects list, and maintaining a pipeline of quantifiable prospects
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills

To find out more and to apply, please contact Ellen Lamer at Hunter Merrifield.





We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

New Business Lead

  • £42000 - £45000 per annum

Hunter-Merrifield are delighted to have partnered with the fantastic Carers UK to find them a New Business Lead to join their corporate partnership team. The role will be working closely with the Director of Fundraising and Communications to increase corporate partnerships, securing new income, and to ensure a cross organisational collaborative approach to securing funding.

Job Title: New Business Lead

Organisation: Carers UK

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Location: London (Hybrid working - 2-3 days a week in the office)

Required: CV and Cover Letter

Closing Date: Ongoing

About Carers UK

Carer's UK are the only national charity centred around unpaid carers. It's their mission to make life better for carers by offering expert advice and support, so that nobody has to care on their own.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate new business income from the corporate sector
  • Line manage the Corporate New Business Executive, including developing the business plan, and agreeing target sectors and approach
  • As part of the annual business plan include researching potential clients, with consideration of appropriate income streams including advertising, sponsorship, and well as strategic partnership opportunities
  • Keep up to date with sector trends, and specific partnership activity
  • Make 'cold approaches' to arrange face to face meetings (or video calls) to build understanding of clients' objectives, as well as build relationships
  • Involve senior managers as necessary in meetings with clients
  • Complete application process (where applicable) such as for charity of the year, drawing on internal resources
  • Ensure a pipeline of activity is maintained and built upon
  • Ensure cross organisational working at all times, including updating the database on meeting outcomes, especially important with the Employer for Carers membership team
  • Contribute to overall development of the fundraising team strategy
  • Ensure all proposals and partnerships are compliant with the Fundraising Regulator and best practise
  • Provide a monthly written report on all aspects of the role objectives
  • Identify suitable industry events to attend, in order to gain contacts and knowledge

Person Specification

  • Extensive experience of generating new business income (from any sector)
  • Line management experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills, including delivering presentations
  • Good financial reporting skills, including pipeline activity, secured against budget and year on year analysis
  • Commercially astute, with demonstrable experience of successful proposal writing
  • Ability to translate organisational outcomes and data
  • Excellent attention to detail, including presenting financials in proposals and bids
  • Successful relationship builder, being able to demonstrate longevity of relationship
  • Knowledge of collecting impact data, and creating reports to clients

To find out more and to apply, please contact Ellen Lamer at Hunter Merrifield.











We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

Head of Trusts and Foundations

  • Up to £48000 per annum

Hunter Merrifield are very pleased to partner with Autistica to find a high-performing, relationship-driven Head of Trusts and Foundations to lead on the income stream. Autistica is the UK's autism research charity. Their mission is to create the breakthroughs which will enable our community to live happier, healthier, longer lives.

Job Title: Head of Trusts and Foundations
Organisation: Autistica
Salary: £48,000
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Location: Old Street, London (One day a week in the office, minimum)
Closing date: Tuesday 19th July 2022
Required: CV and Cover Letter
Benefits: Hybrid working, Core hours (10:00 - 16:00), supportive team culture and much more.

Main Responsibilities

  • Research potential new trusts and foundations to develop a strong pipeline of multi-year, strategic asks and partnerships.
  • Work alongside colleagues in corporate and major donor teams to identify new opportunities to raise funds.
  • Work with the Director of Fundraising to leverage new trusts and foundations, and opportunities through Autistica's Board of Trustees.
  • Lead the planning and delivery of the trusts and foundations fundraising strategy, to grow income in this area and meet the team's annual target.
  • Line manage the Trusts and Foundations Manager, supporting them to achieve team goals and develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Work closely with the Science team to work with the stewardship and management of restricted grants secured towards research projects.


Personal Specification

  • Demonstrable experience of regularly securing six-figure grants, and a track record of meeting targets and deadlines.
  • Experience of producing timely, high-quality reports and delivering exceptional stewardship of trust donors.
  • Ability to assess, comprehend and manage complex written and financial information quickly and accurately.
  • Highly developed written communication skills that result in the production of clear and persuasive proposals and reports.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with donors and operate at a senior level.
  • Proven ability to form positive and productive relationships with internal stakeholders.


This role is perfect for someone looking to lead a Trusts income stream. The right person will feel confident implementing high quality procedures, whilst having an entrepreneurial approach to their work.

To find out more and to apply, please contact Stuart Milliner at Hunter Merrifield.

Along with the charity we want to practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

Partnership Manager

  • £34000 - £36000 per annum

Hunter-Merrifield is delighted to have partnered with the fabulous Young Citizen's in their search for a Partnerships Manager. This role will see you playing an essential part in the team, leading the network of major national and multi-national employers as stakeholders and investors in Young Citizens social impact work.

JOB TITLE: Partnerships Manager
ORGANISATION: Young Citizens
CONTRACT: Permanent, Full Time
LOCATION: London (Hybrid working pattern)
BENEFITS: 28 days Annual Leave 1 day for your Birthday Bank Holidays
REQUIRED: CV and Supporting Statement
CLOSING DATE: Sunday 17th July, 2022

About Young Citizens
Young Citizens in one of the largest charities providing citizenship education, from learning about the law to digital citizenship to youth-led social action, in the UK.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the senior leadership team to set the partnership development plans for the organistation and play a central role in delivering against them
  • Take responsibility for maintaining existing off the shelf corporate partnerships programmes (Experts in School), as well as bespoke consultancy projects and ensure annual income targets are met
  • Drive the strategic development of our partnerships with corporates within existing and new sectors
  • Oversee development of new and existing corporate-facing resources, trainings and workshops in line with our quality control criteria
  • Work with the Education and Programmes teams to develop and implement plans to build strategic networks that might lead to the creation of new initiatives

Personal Specification

  • Experience of successfully managing corporate funders or stakeholders or comparable roles
  • Experience of managing departmental budgets
  • Experience of pitching and securing contracts
  • Experience of delivering training or facilitating workshops for either young people or adults

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS Check.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, conscientious partnerships manager who understands how to link corporate goodwill and investment with a programme of engagement and growing partnerships.
For more information, please contact Ellen Lamer at Hunter-Merrifield ellen.lamer@hunter-merrifield.com or 020 7759 7929

Along with the Young Citizens, we want to practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.


We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

Fund /Grants Manager

  • £34000 - £34000

The Fund Manager will manage the newly-established Challenge Fund. This will encompass both the development of the fund and its ongoing management. This role will lead on the processing and shortlisting of applications, processing payments to successful applicants and developing ongoing relationships with fund awardees ensuring that all timeframes for the application and post-award cycle are adhered to.

Key Duties:

  • To manage the fund application process, acknowledging and keeping a record of all submitted applications (and all relevant background information per application) and ensuring that they are processed in a timely manner

  • To manage a portfolio of live Challenge Fund awardees and monitor and report their progress towards agreed targets to ensure adherence to the fund terms and focus

  • To serve as the main point of contact to deliver advice and guidance to prospective and current funding recipients (eligibility, policies and any other Q&A) and to manage relationships with multiple fund applicants/holders

  • To compile regular evaluation reports on: annual spend, number of applications, the type of applying organisations and progress of fund holders for a comprehensive evaluation of the fund’s impact on its overall aims and objectives

  • To coordinate meetings with the reviewers (Executive Team), providing background information on Final-stage applications and taking minutes from the decision - making meetings

  • To possess a thorough understanding of the eligibility criteria of the fund and all relevant internal processes

  • To lead on the planning, marketing and launching of the funding rounds of the Challenge Fund

  • To ensure the timely payments of all approved grants.

  • To maintain comprehensive records and an up-to-date overview of the funds annual budget and spend

Personal Specification:

  • Experience of working in a fund or grant management role, managing the process of awarding funds to successful applicants based on robust eligibility and assessment criteria

  • Experience of working in a team and liaising with multiple stakeholders to meet key deadlines

  • Experience of working in a process-driven environment preferably in a similar grant-giving team/organisation

  • Experience of processing multiple payments of significant sums of money

  • Experience of developing and managing external relationships

  • Exposure to the fund’s areas of interest e.g. underrepresented communities, STEM education, academic research methods desirable but not essential

  • Prior use of online fund/grant application portals e.g. Awardsforce

If you feel you fit the above criteria or would like more information on this role, please apply today.

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