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Trust Adminsitrator

Salary £18400.00 per annum
Location Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00045301
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description


Macildowie are currently recruiting for a Trust Administrator. The main purpose of the role is to provide an administrative service to support the proactive and reactive management of applications to numerous trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies. The role is working full time, Monday to Friday.


  • Provide telephone and written responses to Grant and Trust funders offering information, advice and guidance on Live at Home fundraising enquiries.
  • Ensure team members receive copies of all relevant paperwork for acknowledgement as and when required.
  • Keep accurate records and be responsible for all personal administration, data entry and filing.
  • Keep paper and/or electronic records of all work, correspondence and transactions.
  • Signpost enquiries where appropriate to relevant Live at Home or Fundraising Managers.
  • Develop and maintain a 'triage' system to ensure that funding opportunities reach and are acknowledged and actioned by the relevant team member.
  • Record all enquiries accurately on inhouse supporter database.
  • Send out trust fundraising applications and other information as appropriate in response to enquiries.
  • Follow-up enquiries on a pre-determined cycle.
  • Keep the Live at Home Team updated on new funding opportunities for each area of operation or potential development.
  • Be a point of contact when other members of the Trusts Fundraising Team are out of the office, on leave or when posts are vacant.
  • Assist the Trusts Fundraising and Live at Home Teams by putting together relevant trust funding lists as and when required.
  • Send 'thank you' letters to Trust funders when required.
  • Work with the Trusts Fundraising and Live at Home Teams to assist in the development and maintenance of administrative procedures to enable the team to function effectively.
  • Work closely with the Income processing team and correctly process Live at Home grant income in accordance with current processes.


  • Demonstrable and sound experience of general office administration, including managing complex processes.
  • Use of databases including inputting and retrieving data, and producing reports.
  • Able to develop positive working relationships with a range of people internally and externally.
  • Able to develop positive working relationships with a range of people internally and externally.
  • Able to produce basic correspondence in good clear English and to produce accurate work to a high standard at all times.
  • Experience of working and interacting with volunteers/members in a similar organisation.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Able to work part of a team

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