Bid Writer for small Cancer charity

Bid Writer for small Cancer charity

Short term role · 3 hrs/Week · For around 24 months
Flexible location
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Lasting Memories Cancer Trust
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Researching and applying for relevant trust and foundation grants for a small cancer charity based in Herts, Beds and Cambs.

Detailed description

- You will have the opportunity to join our current fundraising team (5 members)

- Be responsible for identifying appropriate funding opportunities and writing tailored applications to Trusts and Foundations

- Develop relationships with funders and communicate with relevant colleagues to track and monitor fundraising applications, success and opportunities

- Show commitment to advancing the work of and seeking opportunities to diversify funding opportunities and develop the future sustainability of the organisation

- Identify and develop opportunities for additional sponsored fundraising activities 

- Identify and develop new Corporate sponsorship Leads to sponsor our program of events

- Use your network of existing contacts to help promote our fundraising events, campaigns and projects

What we are looking for:

- Experience researching and identifying funders and securing income from a variety of charitable trusts and grant giving organisations

- Experience of writing detailed reports and applications to funders

- Confident communicating abilities delivering information in a clear and engaging way to a variety of audiences 

- Knowledge and understanding of cancer related health issues

- Experience of working in public or charitable sector organisation

- Commitment to concepts of inclusion and diversity and ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

The difference you will make:

This role will help the charity achieve the following outcomes: -

  • grow our supporter base
  • grow our income/fundraising
  • develop brand awareness and raise our profile
  • develop our reputation as a reputable local charity

What's in it for you:

By volunteering with us you will be:

  • helping a small start-up charity accelerate its growth
  • working with a small team of committed trustees
  • making an enormous difference to people facing cancer within the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire communities. that could benefit from our help
  • using your skills and experience in a rewarding and fulfilling way

What we will provide to volunteers

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About Lasting Memories Cancer Trust

We support those affected by cancer in Herts, Beds and Cambs. We facilitate memorable days and respite breaks to improve mental health and well-being. We also provide financial support covering transport to appointments and treatment, mobility equipment, utility bills and household services and repairs.