The Poppy Factory

Trust Fundraising Manager - London

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Active since 10-04-2018 Job category Charity / Fundraising
Location London Level Management
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 9 - 5 Salary £41,500

Full time / flexible

The Poppy Factory has an exciting opportunity for an innovative, motivated and results-focused individual to join our energetic and collegiate Fundraising team.

The Trust fundraising programme is well established and this is an exciting opportunity to continue to build on the trust fundraising strategy. The Trust Fundraising Manager role offers the post holder the opportunity to further develop trust fundraising income stream, as well as taking responsibility for the Military Charity income stream.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and deliver the annual strategy for Trust and Military income streams, ensuring that key goals are met and opportunities for generating income from charitable trusts and military charities are maximized.
  • To successfully deliver an income target of for Trust and Foundations and the Military Charities against the annual business plan.
  • To take responsibility for researching existing and new trusts and foundations, writing funding applications and developing new networks – focusing on opportunities with potential value of £10K+
  • Manage, coach and mentor a Trust Fundraising Officer


The successful applicant will have demonstrable experience with a track record of achieving targets in a trust fundraising or similar role, as well as proven account management experience. You will have exceptional written communication and presentation skills, and a sound understanding of the interests and working methods of trusts and foundations. Previous line management experience would be an advantage.


The Poppy Factory aims to be an exemplar employer. We provide good terms and conditions of employment including:

  • A generous Company Pension scheme
  • Benefits including childcare voucher scheme
  • Company-paid life assurance
  • Reservists’ Leave

How to apply


For the full job description and more information about the role, please download the application pack from the Poppy Factory Website.

To apply for this position please prepare your CV and a covering letter clearly outlining how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification. You may address your covering letter to Sian Mexsom, Director of Fundraising.

The closing date is 30 April 2018. Please note that we cannot accept late or incomplete applications.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Charlotte Dymock on 020 8439 2841. 

No agencies please

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Poppy Factory is committed to equality, valuing diversity and promoting inclusion. Our commitment is to take positive measures to recruit people from underrepresented groups, and we actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for any job applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role. Please indicate in your application whether you wish to be considered under this scheme. We are also happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the application or interview process to accommodate disabled candidates.

We are a family friendly employer and open to discussing flexible working reqeusts. 

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Charity / Fundraising
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region London
Keywords Fundraising, fundraiser, manager, trusts

Contact information

Name Charlotte Dymock