Current Vacancies

Trust and Foundations Fundraiser

Job Title: Trust and Foundations Fundraiser

Salary: £29k – £33k FTE depending on experience, will consider 4 or 5 days

Core Hours: 9am – 4.30pm (flexible working is possible)

Location: Guildford, Surrey

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and skilled Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser. You will be responsible for establishing, managing and developing relationships with Trust and Foundations, as well as individual donors capable of making major gifts. Working with the CEO, you will put in place a fundraising strategy to meet the current and future needs of the charity. The successful individual will have a minimum of five years’ Trusts fundraising experience and will demonstrate:

  • Success in securing donations from Trusts and Foundations of £200k+
  • Experience of cultivating new donor relationships and making asks in a variety of ways, such as in writing, by email and face-to-face
  • Ability to research Trusts and Foundations and match donor prospects to funding requirements
  • Experience of drawing up project budgets
  • Strong track record of managing volunteers
  • Ability to use database to manage donor information

We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging individual with excellent communications skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with a broad range of people internally and externally.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual. If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

We are working with Charisma Recruitment for this role - Please submit your CV in a word document, with a supporting statement to quoting our reference JO1463. 

We are looking to interview for this role as soon as possible, so please apply without delay.




Are you looking for an opportunity to give something back through volunteering as a charity trustee?  We are wishing to recruit two Trustees to join the board of Plant Heritage in 2018.  Please see below for the specific skills and experience that we are seeking.

Applicants are invited to complete the short application form and return it to the Chief Executive, Sarah Quarterman, by Monday 12th March.

Application Form to join Plant Heritage Board of Trustees

Role Description Plant Heritage Trustee

Advert for Trustee with journalism and media experience

Role description journalism Trustee

Advert Fundraising Trustee

Role description Fundraising Trustee



Office Volunteers
Plant Heritage is currently seeking a part-time volunteer to support the Chief Executive by providing company secretary support.
Ideally the volunteer will have some experience of comapny secretariat work although training will be given.

Please contact the CEO for more information and for details on how to apply. 

We also welcome volunteers in a number of areas from administration, to project work, to PR! Please get in touch if you would like to contribute your skills and enthusiasm to a worthy cause: 01483 447540

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