Trust Officer

£18,000 - £26,000
Guildford or Farnham Office with occasional travel to other sites
Flexible - ideally 35 hours per week, but would consider 30 hours or similar

The Trust Officer is a member of a dynamic and award-winning team of committed and passionate individuals working together to raise the profile of Challengers and maximise revenue and capital funding in support of play and leisure opportunities for disabled children and young people.

The Trust Officer and the Trust Manager are accountable for annual income generation of circa £500,000 through trusts and grants. The purpose of this role is to foster, facilitate and steward the growth in revenue funding for trusts, foundations and grant-giving bodies in support of Challengers. You’ll be working within a team to raise funds for the charity by researching Trusts, putting together applications and reporting back on successful trust income.

You will work with people across the organisation to help build applications that fund projects and ongoing, helping Challengers to meet the vision of A world where all children and young people can play together, freely. This role liaises across all areas of Challengers, so you will be part of a wider team that embodies the Challengers values of inclusivity, playfulness, trustworthiness, ambition and accountability.

Job Description:

Trust Officer – Job Description


  • Flexible working environment with agile working policy in place
  • 24 days annual leave, including 4 days for extended Christmas break (annual leave increases with service)
  • Regular training opportunities, NEST Pension, Health Care Cash Plan available, free parking and DBS


You will be based at our Guildford Office on Stoke Park, with occasional travel to other sites.


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