Organisation: Environment Trust

The Environment Trust is an established conservation charity for both the natural and built environment. We educate, empower and mobilise people to improve, preserve and protect their neighbourhood for the benefit of nature and people everywhere.

 Job Description

Hours4 days per week

Remuneration: £30,785 pro-rata

Location: Twickenham

Fixed contract:  to April 2020 in the first instance. The trust intends and expects to continue the post subject to funding.

The purpose of the role

The main purpose of the Fundraising and Partnership Manager (FPM) is to further develop the Trust’s fundraising and create partnerships with corporate and other organisations.

The FPM will build the Trust’s internal capacity for fundraising, working closely with project staff.  The FPM will review and develop the Trust’s fundraising strategy, including the identification of a pipeline of new projects to be funded. A 


  • Develop a prioritised fundraising strategy linked to the strategic development of new and current projects
  • Work with project staff to effectively raise funds for projects and co-ordinate with event staff to generate additional income from events and activities
  • Lead on developing a network of new and existing relationships for corporate partnerships including sponsorship and volunteering
  • Establish and develop relationships with key organisations including the statutory authorities
  • Research funding trends and sources
  • Work with the events team to develop and deliver a 3-year fundraising events programme


Minimum of three years’ experience working in a fundraising role, at management level.

Proven track-record of: 

  • writing successful funding applications to statutory authorities, charitable foundations, HLF and other grant giving bodies
  • securing corporate sponsorship and CSR programmes
  • successful and productive networking
  • developing and implementing stand-alone giving schemes/campaigns
  • business and financial planning and data capture 


  • highly organised and able to work with minimal supervision
  • excellent persuasive communication skills both oral and written
  • motivated self-starter able to prioritise and adapt flexibly to changing and challenging situations
  • strong research and analytical skills
  • excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office, email, internet, social media
  • excellent presentation skills
  • excellent networking with outgoing and expressive personality able to confidently forge and sustain relationships at all levels

The Environment Trust is a small charity and so it is important that all staff work as a team to secure the Trust’s future and have a shared passion to conserve the natural and built environment.

For further information please contact our CEO, Berny Simcox, by email [email protected]
or phone 07860 878462. 

Closing date for applications:  2nd January 2019.

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