Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Trusts and Special Projects Manager (London)


£40,056 per annum
35 hours per week
Marylebone, London

Blind Veterans UK supports blind and visually impaired men and women offering a range of services to enable them to retain their independence. We believe that no one who has served their country should battle blindness alone.

We are looking for a resourceful and collaborative Trusts and Special Projects Manager to join us to help maximise Blind Veterans UK’s income for charitable trusts and foundations.

You will have:

  • Skills to lead, initiate, build and sustain effective long term relationships with major funders including other military charities, government departments and large foundations.
  • Ability to identify capital and special projects within Blind Veterans UK that can be used for major fundraising campaigns and to act as project lead.
  • Experience in managing the research function of the wider Partnerships team.

The successful applicant will have excellent research, communication and relationship development skills along with experience of winning successful bids from large scale funders.

In return, we offer the opportunity to be part of a team that transforms lives.  We also offer a wide range of benefits and career development opportunities for the right candidate.

For more information on about the role and how to apply, please visit our website at

Closing date: Friday 2 February 2018 at 24:00hrs

Interview date: Week commencing 12 February 2018

To be considered for this role please send your CV and supporting statement no more than 750 words outlining your suitability for the role in Word format to

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

We are lucky to receive many enquiries and applications for our vacancies. Because of this we don’t acknowledge each one – if you haven’t heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview

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