Grants and Trusts Manager

With around 12,000 members, Shine is the UK's leading source of information and support for people living with or affected by Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus and other complex life long conditions.  For more than 50 years, we've been at the centre of developments which have improved the lives of thousands of people, enabling and empowering our members to lead the lives they want to live.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Grants and Trusts Manager to lead and manage the growth and development of Shine’s established Trust portfolio, to build new grant income streams in order to meet annual income generation targets and to achieve a step change in income generation over the next three years.

The chosen candidate will have a track record of achieving their own income targets and have the relevant skills to deliver an annual team income target of £550k of revenue funding.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing written applications, project plans and proposals to major grant makers and other funders to fund Shine’s core and project work.
  • Researching, managing and developing a healthy trust and grants funding pipeline, cultivating and stewarding funding relationships to ensure that 2019-2020 income generation targets are met and a 3 year growth strategy is planned and delivered.
  • To keep up to date, accurate funder records using our new salesforce database,  in order to manage funder relationships, plan timely impact reporting, ensure tasks are completed efficiently and provide effective pipeline planning.
  • Managing Shine’s Trust Funding team to achieve budgeted income targets

If you are a talented Grants and Trusts professional and want to lead a growing team in an important, impactful charity then we would like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications midnight 21st April 2019*

Interviews:  w/c 29th April 2019

* We reserve the right to shortlist and interview before the closing date if suitable applications are received prior to this deadline.

To apply: please send a full CV and covering letter in support of your application to Val Stokes at Shine


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