Based in Colchester

3 days per week

Salary £22,000 Pro rata plus benefits

Are you self-motivated and keen to take on a new challenge? If so read on.

Lepra is looking for a creative and keen Trusts Lead to increase Lepra’s impact by securing unrestricted and restricted funds from trusts and foundations to further support our international programmes work.

 Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Communications, you will manage a portfolio of Trusts and Foundations


You will:

  • Develop strategies to engage, inspire and develop new Trusts and Foundations alongside the retention of an existing and loyal supporter base.
  • Be accountable for your assigned target for performance objectives, income generation target, and critical milestones for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual periods
  • Support the formulation of the Fundraising and Communication Teams vision and values and oversee their adoption within the work culture
  • Create cross-functional working across the organisation in order to align goals and approaches that facilitate smooth achievement of key account objectives, strategies, goals, and targets

This post is part-time, 3 days per week working based in Colchester.  There will be a requirement for flexible working in order to attend out of hours events in the evening or the weekend.  Benefits include:

  • Employer and employee contributory pension scheme
  • Non-contributory life assurance scheme
  • In addition to public holidays as they occur in England, you will be entitled to 26 days paid annual leave, or pro-rata equivalent, which includes 3 days that must be taken between the Boxing Day Bank Holiday and before the New Year’s Day Bank Holiday.
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Membership of the Employee Discounts Scheme

This role requires the successful applicant to apply for a basic DBS check with. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to a clear check being received.

We aim to represent and value the diversity of our local communities through our workforce and service provision. We therefore positively encourage applications, regardless of age, race, religion & belief, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity or disability.

To apply, please download the job pack and complete an application form and send to [email protected]

Any queries please contact [email protected]