Philanthropy Lead

  • Part Time
  • Anywhere

Website AC_Lpool_Sefton Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton

Please note we are only accepting CV’s AND application forms for this post. Please complete an application form and an equal opportunities form, and return these along with your CV to recruitment@ageconcernliverpoolandsefton.org.uk


Job title:               Philanthropy Lead

Base:                     Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton Headquarters

Hours:                   14 hours / 2 days per week

Salary:                   £15,288

Accountable to:  Chief Executive Officer

Location:              The Frances Suite, 151 Dale St Liverpool. It is anticipated that this role
will involve a mix of remote working alongside some attendance at our
office and sites.



The enclosed Application Form must be completed in order to apply for this job.

By e-mail to: recruitment@ageconcernliverpoolandsefton.org.uk

By post or in person to: 

Age Concern Liverpool & Sefton

The Frances Suite

151 Dale Street


L2 2JH



As Philanthropy Lead you will play an instrumental role in raising essential funds to support the organisation’s pioneering role supporting Age Concern Liverpool and Sefton maximising income by engaging, managing, and inspiring funders by writing compelling and persuasive narrative to secure income from Trusts, Foundations, Corporations and Statutory Bodies for Age Concern Liverpool and Sefton for key projects and any newly identified projects. Ensuring the continued strength of the prospect pipeline by identifying new funding opportunities with trusts and foundations. Developing and delivering tailored solicitations and stewardship plans, proactively improving knowledge capturing an understanding of supporters through relationship building.


1) Lead on the trusts, grants, foundations, and statutory bodies in line with the wider
organisational strategy and fundraising. Including securing five and six figure multi year
funding. Writing business cases to attract funding from trusts, grants, foundations, and
statutory sources.

2) Create, manage, and deliver a pipeline of potential donors through robust and regular
research of funding opportunities, sending the right application to the right funders, at the right time. Ensure that donors are truly the right prospects for our charity and prioritise the best ones to approach. Confident in picking up the phone, talking to people you don’t know and asking pertinent questions to achieve an annual income target.

3) Account manage and steward existing trust and statutory donors, including sending
applications, written reports/ updates invitations to visit and managing income.

4) Collaborate with service delivery teams and members of the SMT to create compelling funding proposals that articulate the problem we are solving, presenting evidence, establishing credibility, describing the difference the funding will make, and inspiring donors to take action to bring about change.

5) Attendance at supporter events ensuring all supporters have a positive experience of
engaging with the charity and strong relationships are maintained.

6) Keeping up to date with knowledge of the current UK Trusts and Foundation fundraising environment. Implementing effective strategies for securing core costs and project funding.

7) Work with the finance team and service leads to create accurate project budgets and ensure secured income is spent in compliance with funding agreements.

8) Recording all trust and statutory data on the fundraising database and running reports to track income and trends. Keeping records of secured and received income and writing reports as required for the SMT and Board of Trustees meetings.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@ageconcernliverpoolandsefton.org.uk