Prospectus is excited to be working exclusively with the Norwegian Refugee Council – UK Representation (NRC-UK) to help them recruit for a Foundations Funding Adviser to join their team. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. They protect displaced people and support them as they build a new future. NRC started their relief efforts after World War Two. Today, they work in both new and protracted crises across 35 countries. They specialise in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene.

NRC UK was established in 2020 with the main objective of strengthening the profile, outreach and impact of the Norwegian Refugee Council as a humanitarian organisation in the United Kingdom. NRC is looking to leverage the private sector to provide funding, skills, and strategic partnerships that improve the lives of people displaced by conflict worldwide.

permanent ) paying between £43,260 to £48,132 per annum, with at least two days a week at their London office.

The postholder will work with the NRC’s UK Director and the Global Corporate Relations section in Norway to develop, monitor, and implement NRC’s fundraising policies and strategies in the UK. They will be responsible for creating and sustaining relationships with trusts, foundations, and philanthropists based in the UK to fund the organisations global programmes. The post holder will be expected to go out and secure new relationships with UK-based private sector organisations or foundations.

They are looking for someone with demonstrable professional experience of successfully fundraising from corporate foundations, private foundations, and/or private philanthropists located in the UK. They are looking for candidate with demonstrable experience in creating new partnerships – including identifying partnership opportunities, designing projects, brokering, and cultivating relationships, negotiations and designing and formalising partnership structures in the UK. The Ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience working with trusts, foundations and philanthropists to fund international programmes.

We are reviewing applications on a continuous basis so please do apply now and we’ll be in touch!

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome all candidates to apply, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or pregnancy/maternity. If you have any disability and require reasonable adjustment/s to any part of the process then please contact Firas El Dib at Prospectus on Firas.eldib@prospect-us.co.uk.

If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you’ll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.

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