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Application Deadline
06 March 2022

Interview Date
07 March 2022

Contract type


£33,100 - £38,640 plus location weighting


Senior Trust and Statutory Officer

About us

We’re Mind. We’re here to fight for mental health. For support, for respect, for you. We change minds across England and Wales by making mental health an everyday priority. We support minds - offering help, information, advice and local services. And we connect minds. Bringing together people who care about mental health to make a difference.

About the role

As a Senior Trust and Statutory Officer, you will have overall responsibility for identifying and securing 5 and 6 figure grants, starting at £25,000, from trusts, corporate foundations and statutory bodies.

The role will involve:

  • prospecting and developing strategic engagement and cultivation plans for funders

  • completing high-quality applications

  • managing high-value funder relationships

  • providing personalised stewardship 

  • grant reporting for funders. 

The job will also involve close collaboration with other expert teams at Mind. Teams you will work with will include our Business Development team and Networks and Communities team, who will help you understand the breadth of Mind’s work so you can communicate it clearly to funders. You will also line manage the Trust and Statutory Assistant.

To learn more about the role, click on the following link to review the candidate pack: Senior Trust and Statutory Officer - Candidate Pack.

About You

We would like to hear from you if you have experience/knowledge of the following:

  • Trust and statutory fundraising.

  • Researching trusts and corporate foundations.

  • Proactively developing new relationships with cold prospects.

  • Using databases to monitor and manage grant applications and donations.

  • The principles and practice of:

    • trust and statutory fundraising

    • charity legislation

    • major trust and statutory funders’ grant criteria

    • the general trust and statutory fundraising landscape.

  • Line Management.

As Mind is mental health charity, having a passion for mental health is a big plus.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter outlining why you think you are an excellent fit for this role.

Your cover letter should be no more than 2 pages long and should answer the following questions:

  1. What is your motivation for working at Mind in general and in this role specifically?

  2. From what you know about this opportunity, what skills and experience can you bring that will enable you to succeed in this role?

Closing Date: Sunday 6th March 2022 at 23:59.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please feel welcome to email Denise Kawooya from BAME Recruitment at [email protected]

In line with current and potential future guidance, this position will be based from home. When guidance allows, the post holder will be required to work from the office for a minimum of 2 days a week, depending on team arrangements, although the role will remain flexible.

Equality & Diversity

We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please visit click on the button below.

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More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please check on the Job Description button below. To apply, please click on the Apply Now button on the top left of the screen.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please contact our HR team [email protected] who will be happy to support you.

Job Description

A little more about Mind

Our goals:

  • Supporting people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well

  • Empowering people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover

  • Ensuring people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem

  • Opening the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society

  • Gaining equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination

Our values underpin everything we do. They are:

  • Open: We reach out to anyone who needs us.

  • Together: We're stronger in partnership.

  • Responsive: We listen, we act.

  • Independent: We speak out fearlessly.

  • Unstoppable: We never give up.

To get to know us a little better and more information on working at Mind, including our benefits,  please click the button below

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