Corporate Fundraising Executive

The Woodland Trust


The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a world
where trees and woods thrive for people and nature. The Trust engages and inspires people to
make their difference tackling the nature and climate crisis helping protect, restore and
create our vital woods and trees.


We’re seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated individual to join our corporate fundraising
team, helping to connect businesses to the woods and trees. The Corporate Fundraising Executive
will be an integral part of the team, helping us open the door to new partnerships and
facilitating donations for our work, through managing multiple enquires via email and phone.
The role will have responsibility for their own diverse portfolio of partners and work with
them and internal colleagues to inspire income generation. 

Based in the partnerships team; the Corporate Fundraising Executive will contribute towards
team fundraising targets. Taking a creative approach to managing all our enquiries and being
the first port of call to inspire new partnerships. The role will be delivering commitments
that provide mutual benefit to the partner, our cause and generate income. 

The role would suit someone who is new to fundraising and / or corporate partnerships. 

This is a Hybrid working role, where you’ll work part of your time at home and part of the time
from our Head Office based in Grantham, Lincolnshire. Our Hybrid Working Policy is flexible,
and the frequency of time spent in your contracted office will vary across teams and job roles.


You’ll be a self starter who is keen to learn and develop within the fundraising sector. 

You’ll be personable, diplomatic and easily able to interpret messages and tailor them to your
audience. Ideally you’ll have experience in the fundraising/ third sector or in a targeted
communications environment but a passion for the cause and an eagerness to learn are also

Your outstanding communication skills will play a large part in this role and you must be
confident and comfortable communicating through formal and informal methods to engage and
inspire a range of audiences and individuals


There’s no other organisation like the Woodland Trust. Joining the team you will be making your
contribution to tackling the nature and climate crisis. In return, we recognise and value our
people. You’ll have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development,
along with a contributory pension, life assurance, good holiday allowance and the opportunity
to work flexibly from home. 


At the Woodland Trust, we want to reflect and represent the full richness of diversity in the
UK. Fewer of our employees are Black, Asian or minority ethnic; disabled; from lower
socio-economic backgrounds or under 25; so we are particularly keen to receive your application
if you are from one or more of these groups. We can also discuss anything you may need to
achieve your full potential at any stage of the process. We assess your application solely on
your demonstrated suitability for the job. Nothing else.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable
applications. If you are interested, we’d encourage you to submit your application as early as

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