Senior grants fundraiser

Office location: Kennington, London SE11

Salary: £32,000 - £37,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Our Senior Grants Fundraiser will lead the grant fundraising team to generate income for all areas of the organisation.

As our Senior Grants Fundraiser, you will be responsible for managing effective grants fundraising to support all programmes of work, developing strong relations with funding partners, and securing income to achieve our annual income plan.

To be successful in the role you will drive forward Trees for Cities’ grants fundraising, working closely with the teams to develop applications that are tailored to meet the needs of our urban forest and school programmes and fit closely with funder objectives, leading on large, multi-year applications as required.

This is a permanent role for an ambitious, individual to build upon our strong track record of grants fundraising. It is an opportunity to develop new funding relationships and secure vital funds to grow the breadth of our work programmes as we strive to meet the challenges of a global climate crisis. 

Trees for Cities is an ambitious, far-reaching organisation.

Trees for Cities is the only charity that focuses on planting urban trees in cities worldwide.  We are a rapidly growing and developing organisation that suits ambitious, dedicated and passionate staff.

We seek a highly-motivated, confident individual to join our Development Team. The person we are looking for has proven experience in grant fundraising, a passion for urban trees and healthy cities, together with strong organisational, inter-personal and communication skills. 

This is a full-time position based in Kennington, London SE11.

How to apply

Click here to view full job description on our website. Download and complete the application form and submit by email to with the subject heading ‘Senior Grants Fundraiser’.

Closing date to apply is 10am on Monday 8 June.

If you are selected for interview, you will normally be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within this period then you should assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

NB: No recruitment agencies please.

Trees for Cities is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No: 1032154.