Teapot Trust
Teapot Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC041885

Teapot Trust children’s charity uses art therapy as a way of helping young people cope with long term medical conditions.

Current vacancies

Grants Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh, East Lothian
  • Closing 31st July 2020

Teapot Trust provides art therapy in hospitals, community settings and online to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people living with chronic conditions – and their families.

We’re seeking an experienced trusts and foundations fundraiser to cover the maternity leave of our grants officer for up to twelve months. We’re not looking for someone to ‘hold the reins’ but to bring an ambitious can-do attitude to securing both project and core costs including multi-annual grants. While taking a lead in managing a programme of applications, you will work closely with and be supported by the CEO and the supporter engagement officer.

Key requirements

  • Understanding of, empathy with, and commitment to Teapot Trust’s aim
  • Proven experience of fundraising from trusts and foundation
  • Experience of researching funders, managing a programme of applications and keeping accurate records on a relational database.
  • Working knowledge of devising credible project budgets
  • Excellent writing skills with a flair for constructing a compelling case
  • Experience of using a CRM database
  • Proven experience of financial reporting – pipeline activity and projections
  • An ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Experience of building fruitful relationships
  • Experience of working as part of a mutually dependent and supportive team
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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Chair of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Musselburgh, East Lothian
  • Closing 12th June 2020

Teapot Trust is a Scottish charity providing art therapy and creative interventions in hospitals and, more recently, community settings and online to support the wellbeing of children and young people living with chronic conditions – and their families. We help children and young people to express their emotions, overcome challenges linked to their condition and develop healthy coping mechanisms so that they are not defined by their illness. Through our art therapy we bring colour to young lives.

Your key focus will be:

  • Altruism and a desire to champion the health and wellbeing of children and young people
  • An empowering cooperative style of leadership to support the CEO and Trustees
  • Chairing board meetings effectively
  • Ensuring good governance practices
  • Ensuring effective relationships between trustees, staff and other stakeholders
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