• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Contract Type:  Permanent

Location:  Birmingham, Leicester or Nottingham

We are looking for a Head of Philanthropy who will lead our philanthropy strategy in Central England. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a successful Philanthropy team at The Prince’s Trust, within the wider Philanthropy directorate, enabling us to grow our support for young people across the region.

You will be a confident and driven self-starter who works well with others, spots opportunities and enjoys a fast-paced environment. You will be working with philanthropic supporters in Central England who have a bespoke relationship with The Prince’s Trust. These supporters may be funding specific areas of our work, co-collaborating on programmes or involved in supporting strategic projects. An ability to connect with high level supporters and build trust, confidence and commitment is essential.

Most importantly, this person must believe in The Trust’s work, live our company values and fit within our team’s positive, supportive and collaborative culture. You will be based in Central England and be prepared to travel across the region.

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Why we need Head of Regional Philanthropy – Centrals:

Last year, we helped more than  70,000 young people , with three in four young people on our programmes, move into work, education or training. 

The young people we help face a range of challenges, such as unemployment, mental health issues or some have been in trouble with the law. Our job is to  inspire and support young people , to help them reach their potential so that they can thrive and society can prosper.

We believe all  young people should have the chance to succeed , and that  young people are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us .

Perks for working at The Trust:

  • Great holiday package ! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure the days between Christmas and New Year
  • Fantastic Family leave ! Receive 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks full pay for paternity leave.
  • Flexible working!  Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
  • Interest-free  season ticket loans
  • Benefits platform!  Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
  • In-house learning platform!  Develop your skills for your career and your role
  • The Trust will contribute  5%  of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
  • You can volunteer for and/or attend  events  – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
  • Generous  life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
  • Here at The Prince’s Trust, we’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that’s representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives.

    We’re a Stonewall Diversity Champion and we are an employer that is Disability Confident. Our staff, volunteers and young people are supported by PT CAN (our Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality Network), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network) and Pulse (LGBT Network). For more information, .

    The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we undertake basic disclosure checks in accordance with the Codes of Practice for all roles within the Trust, and for our roles working directly with young people, at an enhanced level. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.

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