Trusts and Foundations Manager, Turner Contemporary

Location:Turner Contemporary, Margate Salary:£30,000 - £32,000 Main duties:

• Develop strategies for trust and foundation fundraising, aligning with organisational priorities and adapting to evolving funding needs and priorities
• Ensure all proposals align with Turner Contemporary’s vision, mission, and values
• Cultivate and sustain strong relationships with supporters, offering consistent, high-level and personalised stewardship
• Identify, research, and create compelling proposals with budgets, working with colleagues and/or external consortium partners, sharing progress and incorporating feedback
• Lead negotiations of new funding collaborations and ensure agreements are approved and signed by appropriate colleagues
• Maintain existing and co-create new cases for support for a range of initiatives and projects
• Lead the process of thanking, acknowledgement and reporting to funders, working with colleagues to plan and deliver these on time and as agreed
• Contribute to the management and planning of the gallery’s work by actively participating with nominated project teams, Strategic Planning Meetings and other groups
• Monitor trust and foundation fundraising performance against agreed targets, to ensure timely delivery of a sustainable balance of unrestricted and restricted income
• Agree priorities and timescales for restricted income fundraising with Head of Development and work with Finance and project colleagues to monitor expenditure of restricted funds
• Encourage and support Trustees and influencers to take a proactive role in trust and foundation fundraising, together with the Head of Development
Events and communications
• Stay well-informed about news and emerging issues relating to the arts, culture, and creative sectors, as well as the fundraising profession, and share updates with colleagues
• Represent Turner Contemporary externally and proactively identify and attend sector networking events and meetings
• Contribute to the planning and delivery of Development events and communications
• Oversee the production of briefing notes for Trustees and staff
Systems, Processes and Administration
• Ensure compliance with policies and procedures such as due diligence, GDPR and Fundraising Regulator guidelines
• Maintain digital records, including database records, financial information, agreements, contact details, communications, event attendance and memberships
• Oversee the tracking and recording of all trust and foundation income and expenditure agreeing processes with colleagues
• Oversee administrative systems to ensure that grants are processed, managed, and monitored to achieve maximum impact for beneficiaries
• Work with Head of Development to produce data and analyses for regular reporting

Interview date:14/05/2021 Closing date:26/04/2021 Job Description:

Turner Contemporary is seeking a Trusts and Foundations Manager to join the gallery team. This role works with colleagues across the organisation and is pivotal to securing support from the gallery’s largest source of fundraised income.

The Trusts and Foundations Manager will sustain, nurture and grow relationships with trust and foundation supporters and prospects. The postholder will meet income targets and ensure excellent stewardship, working within agreed priorities. The successful candidate will be organised and resilient, with a good track record in relationship cultivation and management.

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