Combat Stress

Combat Stress – Interim Trusts and Foundations Manager (Maternity Cover)


Status: 6-months maternity cover with possibility to extend

Salary: Band 8a, £41,438 – 49,727 per annum pro-rata dependent on experience, plus fringe allowance 5% of basic salary p.a. pro-rata

Hours: 37.5 per week

Based at our Head Office in Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BX

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For almost a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

An opportunity has arisen for interim maternity cover for the post of Trusts and Foundations Manager at Combat Stress starting 1 October 2018. With demonstrable experience of raising funds from charitable trusts and foundations, you will be responsible for managing a successful income stream for the charity in order to achieve an ambitious team target in 2018/19. This is a pivotal time for Combat Stress with the launch a transformative five-year strategy in 2017, offering opportunities to develop innovative project proposals. The advent of the charity’s centenary in 2019 offers exciting stewardship opportunities with a programme of events planned for the year.

You will be a well-organised individual with proven experience securing significant gifts and working to deadlines, in addition to budget management experience. With responsibility for a mature and large portfolio of trusts and foundations, you will find a comprehensive pipeline of proposals and reports in place. The role will include daily tasks such as liaising with clinical and finance teams to ensure successful development of project proposals and reports, monitoring performance and line managing a motivated trusts and foundations team comprising a Senior Trusts & Foundations Officer and Trusts and Foundations Assistant.

What we offer

You will work within a charity that has a fantastic cause and committed follower base.

In addition, we offer the following benefits;

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays per annum pro-rata
  • competitive stakeholder pension scheme – contributions matched up to 10%
  • childcare vouchers
  • discounted healthcare cash plan
  • discounted shopping and gym membership
  • free on-site parking or shuttle from Leatherhead Station
  • cycle to work scheme
  • a wide range of other employee benefits

How to apply

To apply, please visit our website.

For further information about the role please contact Kirstie Tong, Trusts and Foundations Manager, or 01372 587 145.

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