Philanthropy & Partnerships Officer
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our award-winning Fundraising Team at Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital Charity. The Philanthropy & Partnerships Officer (Trusts & Foundations) will join our recently established Philanthropy and Partnerships (P&P) team to help us develop and nurture our Trust and Foundation portfolio. Together, we will significantly increase our income in support of the world leading research, treatment, and care that takes place across our hospitals in areas such as: childhood cancer, rare diseases, neonatal and maternal health, children and young people's mental health, and critical care.
Working closely with the Head of Philanthropy & Strategic Projects, the Philanthropy & Partnerships Officer will be responsible for working with colleagues across the Charity and Trust to develop compelling grant applications, account managing a portfolio of new and existing trusts and foundations, researching new opportunities, and managing CRM data related to trusts and foundations.
The ideal candidate will have strong writing experience and communication skills, and a passion for telling a story and making an impact. They will be a self-starter with an attention to detail, along with the ability to develop and grow lasting relationships with donors and colleagues.They will have strong time management skills, a motivation to work towards and achieve targets, and an appreciation of working for the NHS.
Main duties of the job
A key member of the Philanthropy & Partnerships team, the Philanthropy & Partnerships Officer will work closely with the Head of Philanthropy & Strategic Projects and colleagues across the team to support the delivery of the strategic plan and the building of a sustainable funding pipeline to help generate significant growth in philanthropic income year-on-year by:
- Responsibility for researching Trusts and Corporate Foundations in alignment with a wide variety of projects and appeals that address the needs of BWC
- Developing high-quality bids/applications/cases for support for a variety of funders
- Leading on data input and maintenance within the CRM in regards to prospect pipelines and portfolio management
- Managing stewardship activities for Trusts and Corporate Foundations, including tracking of reports and payments
- Working proactively across the Philanthropy & Partnerships Team and with contacts within the Trust to identify and scope opportunities to maximise impact and income
- Working effectively with operational and clinical staff to develop and implement opportunities to foster and strengthen long-term relationships with donors and Trust representatives
- Supporting and developing new engagement events and communications
- Supporting the wider team with large communication, stewardship, or impact reporting activities
The Philanthropy & Partnerships Officer will work for the Philanthropy & Partnerships team within the Fundraising team at Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BWC).
As an integral member of the fundraising team, the Philanthropy & Partnerships Officer will be expected to work with a range of internal and external stakeholders including:
- Charitable Trusts and Foundations and statutory funders
- Corporate Foundations
- Colleagues across the charity and NHS sectors
- Key operational and clinical staff members across the NHS Trust including to support the development and delivery of charitable projects.
- Fundraising team colleagues, including other members of Philanthropy & Partnerships, Individual Giving, Charity staff, Events, MarComms, and Supporter Care.
The Philanthropy & Partnerships Officer will work autonomously within the Fundraising departmental policies for their own area; their work is managed rather than supervised.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.
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