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Trusts & Statutory Fundraising Manager UnLtd

UnLtd, the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK, seek a talented fundraiser to take the lead of engaging new and existing high-value partners and to develop strategic partnerships that enable social entrepreneurs to overcome the barriers they face.

  • Location: Hybrid – linked to one of our offices in London, Bradford or Birmingham or based in NI, Scotland or Wales. We continue to seek to accommodate remote working.
  • Salary: Grade D (£30,693 to £36,110 per annum) + London weighting of £3,285 per annum if applicable
  • Closing date: Open process - rolling applications

Who we are

UnLtd is the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world. Our mission is to find social entrepreneurs with bold solutions to today’s challenges. Through funding and support, we help them to realise their potential and creating lasting change.

UnLtd’s vision is a future where enterprising people are transforming our world for good.  To enable this, we are committed to developing an eco-system of support to make it easier for those who need help to find it.

UnLtd values diversity and is committed to inclusion and understanding intersectionality. These are more than just buzz words for us. They’re principles guiding how we build our teams, support leaders, empower social entrepreneurs and create an organisation that’s the right fit for every person.

About the role

Throughout the global pandemic UnLtd have been able to maintain support for social entrepreneurs and the Business Development & Partnerships Team has played a significant role, securing over £50m from statutory funders, trusts and foundations including the National Lottery Community Fund, Comic Relief and DCMS.

The Business Development & Partnerships Team will continue to play an important role and will be accountable for generating a further £21m over the next three years.

We have already secured £9.7m of this leaving us with a remaining target of securing £11.3m over the next three years.

You will be accountable for developing and managing a pipeline of prospects with the goal of securing six and seven figure partnerships with trusts, foundations and statutory funders. You will work closely with the Head of Business Development & Partnerships and other internal stakeholders to co-manage partner relationships, ensuring UnLtd delivers, evidences, and communicates impact.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a dynamic Trusts fundraiser who has proven experience of securing high value partnerships/grants (from 5 figures) and managing and developing long term relationships.

The successful candidate must be a strong communicator, able to express ideas with clarity verbally and in writing to a range of audiences including but not limited to creating, writing and selling compelling cases for support.

Equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging are core to our culture, values and strategy – as are our aspirations in social justice and positively shaping our sector. Our new Trusts & Statutory Fundraising Manager will be passionate about developing partnerships which drive our inclusion ambitions, our impact and our long-term financial health.


For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Tara Patel | tara@peridotpartners.co.uk 07398 901458

Simon Callaghan | simon@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07702 678658


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    Simon Callaghan | simon@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07702 678658

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    Closing date: open process – rolling applications


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