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Trusts & Foundations Manager (Job Share)

Streetwise Opera is looking to appoint an ambitious and self-motivated individual to lead on implementing the Trusts and Foundations strategy as part of a job share.

Working closely with the Head of Development and members of the Senior Management Team, the Trusts and Foundations Manager plays a key role in developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing funders to generate maximum income from grant-giving organisations.

We are seeking an individual who has experience working in fundraising, most likely with a background in trusts and foundations, and who is ready to take on a manager level position. The ideal candidate will also be a strong communicator and able to multi-task in a busy and varied environment.

We are looking for someone available for work 14 hours a week, on a permanent basis. 

Recruitment process

Please submit an application form online. We will request your CV if you are invited to interview.

Closing date: Monday 25 March 2024, 12 noon.

We will contact all applicants regarding the outcome of their application by 5:00pm on Thursday 28 March. Unfortunately, we cannot offer feedback if unsuccessful following initial application due to staff capacity, but if you are interviewed, we are able to let you know how your interview and application could have been stronger.

Interviews: Tuesday 2 April.

We are committed to providing an open and accessible recruitment process for all candidates, therefore interview questions will be shared with candidates in advance of the interviews.

We will guarantee an interview to candidates who have lived experience of homelessness and meet the essential criteria. If you regard yourself as someone who has this lived experience, please also indicate this on the application form where indicated.

We will support any access requirements you may have during the recruitment process and ensure that reasonable adjustments are in place. If you have any access needs, or barriers to access that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to let us know either before applying or as part of your application.

We aim to ensure that our employees achieve their full potential and that all employment decisions are taken without reference to irrelevant or discriminatory criteria. To find out more, read our Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy.

If you would like an informal conversation to discuss this role further and find out more about our future plans, or you have any other questions, please contact These conversations will not form part of our selection process.


Salary: £30,000 per annum (pro-rata 0.4 FTE: £12,000).

Contract: Part time, 14 hours per week, permanent role.

Location: This role can be taken on as Hybrid (combining office-based work in Shoreditch, London with home working) or Remote (working from home with occasional contact within the regions where we work).