Corporate Fundraising Executive

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Woodland Trust

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Grantham, United Kingdom

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13 days ago

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a world where trees and woods thrive for people and nature. The Trust engages and inspires people to make their difference tackling the nature and climate crisis helping protect, restore and create our vital woods and trees.

We're seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated individual to join our corporate fundraising team, helping to connect businesses to the woods and trees. The Corporate Fundraising Executive will be an integral part of the team, helping us open the door to new partnerships and facilitating donations for our work, through managing multiple enquires via email and phone. The role will have responsibility for their own diverse portfolio of partners and work with them and internal colleagues to inspire income generation.

Based in the partnerships team; the Corporate Fundraising Executive will contribute towards team fundraising targets. Taking a creative approach to managing all our enquiries and being the first port of call to inspire new partnerships. The role will be delivering commitments that provide mutual benefit to the partner, our cause and generate income.

The role would suit someone who is new to fundraising and / or corporate partnerships.

This is a Hybrid working role, where you’ll work part of your time at home and part of the time from our Head Office based in Grantham, Lincolnshire. Our Hybrid Working Policy is flexible, and the frequency of time spent in your contracted office will vary across teams and job roles.

You’ll be a self starter who is keen to learn and develop within the fundraising sector.
You’ll be personable, diplomatic and easily able to interpret messages and tailor them to your audience. Ideally you’ll have experience in the fundraising/ third sector or in a targeted communications environment but a passion for the cause and an eagerness to learn are also important.

Your outstanding communication skills will play a large part in this role and you must be confident and comfortable communicating through formal and informal methods to engage and inspire a range of audiences and individuals


There’s no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Joining the team you will be making your contribution to tackling the nature and climate crisis. In return, we recognise and value our people. You'll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development, along with a contributory pension, life assurance, good holiday allowance and the opportunity to work flexibly from home.

At the Woodland Trust, we want to reflect and represent the full richness of diversity in the UK. Fewer of our employees are Black, Asian or minority ethnic; disabled; from lower socio-economic backgrounds or under 25; so we are particularly keen to receive your application if you are from one or more of these groups. We can also discuss anything you may need to achieve your full potential at any stage of the process. We assess your application solely on your demonstrated suitability for the job. Nothing else.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. If you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible