Fundraiser (Trusts, Major Gifts and Gifts in Wills)

26000 - 28000
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We are offering an exciting opportunity for an experience Fundraiser to join our small, dedicated Fundraising Team. This new role is full time and based at Ullenwood, Gloucestershire. Working alongside our Head of Fundraising, you will be responsible for securing grants from smaller trusts and foundations, contribute to the charity’s work with current and potential mid-level and major donors through researching and identifying prospects, and be responsible for the development and delivery of all Gifts and Wills activity. We are looking for someone with a minimum of one years’ experience of successfully generating income from grants, making trusts or Gifts in Wills. You should have excellent communication and stewardship skills, have a methodical and organised approach to work with a high level of attention to detail, and be a great team player.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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