Application Deadline

Job Title: Corporate Fundraising and Trusts Officer

Responsible to: Senior Trusts and Corporate Fundraiser

Location: Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,500 per annum plus £3,400 per annum London Weighting Allowance

Hours: Full Time – 35 Hours per Week (Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm, with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break)


Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal charity is a well-respected national charity that:

  • Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby
  • Works in partnership with health professionals to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care
  • Promotes and funds research that could help to reduce loss of babies’ lives.

Sands is seeking a Corporate Fundraising and Trusts Officer to help us meet our corporate, trust and major donor income targets through the management of a portfolio of partner relationships, and to undertake research and provide administrative support.

This is a new role within our Fundraising Team which involves account managing Sands’ Charity of the Year and other corporate partners and trusts, writing compelling proposals, reports etc. and researching and developing new business opportunities.  The post-holder will be working closely with colleagues from the Fundraising and Communications Departments to maximise opportunities for increasing income, as well as maintaining effective relationships throughout the rest of the organisation and with external stakeholders.

With relevant experience gained in a corporate or trusts’ fundraising team, you will have a track record of writing successful proposals and developing positive relationships with corporate supporters.   You will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and be able to work well in a team environment.

With strong organisational skills, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to meet set deadlines and produce a high standard of work even when under pressure.  With experience of a range of different research tools and techniques, you will also have strong IT skills including using a fundraising database.

This is a rewarding role which offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the work of Sands, helping us to achieve our vision of a world where fewer babies die. 

Closing date: 2nd April 2017 

Interview date: 11th April 2017

Application information.

Application form.

Diversity Monitoring Form.

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been shortlisted.