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Trust Administration Officer

Do you want to join an expanding service supporting charities? Are you an experienced, motivated administrator?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trust Administration Officer to join an expert Trust Administration service supporting charities, not for profit organisations and philanthropic projects. This rewarding role offers a great opportunity to help in meeting their goals, develop the service and support the vital work of the charity.


Position: Trust Administration Officer

Location: Leicester/Hybrid (with occasional travel within Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire)

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, option for additional hours as service develops

Salary: £28,890 pro rata (£17,568 for 22.5 hours per week)

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Flexible working including partial remote working (after successful completion of the probationary/training period), competitive salary, 32 days’ annual leave (pro rata for part time roles) including Bank Holidays, pension scheme, car parking in Leicester city centre

Closing Date: 31st August 2023

Interview Date: W/c 18th September 2023

See our job pack here.

The Role

You will provide administration, governance and compliance support to other charities to help them run more efficiently, meet charitable objects and make life easier for Trustees. You will be responsible for the growth, development and management of a portfolio of charitable trusts. Profits raised from the Trust Administration service support the vital work of the charity, supporting local people in need.

About You

We are looking for an experienced administrator with excellent organisational, time management and communication skills. You will be able to liaise effectively with individuals and agencies across the private, public and voluntary sectors and with governmental departments.

You will have experience of working within a charitable or government/legal services environment and although not essential, having an understanding of supporting a governance function in an administration capacity would be an advantage.

So, if you have a successful track record in administration, great communications skills and can deliver an exceptional customer experience… apply today as we would love to hear from you!

To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K. and be able to travel for the purposes of work, as occasional travel in Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire will be required.

About Charity Link

We believe that everyone deserves a decent standard of living, with a right to adequate food, shelter and the means to keep warm, clean and rested – no matter what difficulty they may be facing. We help to make a difference by finding funding to provide the essential items that everyone deserves.

As an equal opportunity employer, we would particularly welcome applications from people with an ethnic minority background or those with a disability, as we are currently underrepresented in our workforce.

You may also have experience in areas such as Trust Administration, Clerkship, Grant Management, Funding Officer, Funding Officer, Legal Profession, Legal Secretary, Legal Clerk, Administration, Charity Governance, Charity Compliance, Charity Consultancy, Case Worker Funding, Social Housing, Almshouses, Advice, Benefits, Adviser, Welfare, Charity, Grants, Grant Officer, Grant Case Worker, Grant Aid, Community Aid, Charitable Services, Grant Administration, Admin, Administration, Administrator.


Thank you for your interest in joining our friendly team based in Leicester

"It’s fantastic to see all the ways the community comes together to improve the lives of people in need. From undertaking challenges, to dress-up days, quizzes, raffles and cake-bakes, to donating, setting up a regular gift, volunteering or spreading the word, it all helps to ensure people living in hardship are warm, safe and fed and have the basics in life that we all deserve."

Staff, Trustees, Patrons and Volunteers

Find out about our small, dedicated staff team working in Leicester and our board of Trustees who decide the strategic aims of the charity.  We are also supported by our Patrons and Volunteers.

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History of Charity Link

We’ve been changing the lives of people in need in Leicester since 1876.  Today we support over 5,000 people in need each year throughout Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire. Find out how we began and how our service has developed over the past 140+ years!

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Changing Vulnerable Lives

For over 140 years Charity Link has been working to ensure that local people in need are warm, safe and fed and have the basics in life we all deserve. Read how your support really does change lives.

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About us

Charity Link has been supporting people in hardship for over 140 years. Find out about our team, history and mission.

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