OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
This exciting role is responsible for delivering income from a range of donors and prospects, with a focus on trusts and foundations and corporate foundations, through the overall management and growth of a successful grants programme. We are looking for an ambitious and strategic fundraiser with a proven track record of raising significant funds from charitable trusts and foundations, who, alongside our existing team, will help to grow and develop this area of fundraising for the Helen Bamber Foundation. The post holder will have a proven eye for detail, an analytical nature and a flair for writing successful applications.
As Grants Manager, you will be reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Communications and will be supporting them and the Director of Fundraising and Communications to achieve ambitious but realistic income targets. The post holder will perform a wide range of responsibilities, such as researching prospects, developing bespoke proposals (including complex budgets), stewarding existing funding relationships and driving new business. You will also be responsible for reporting on grants, including the management of data required for measurement and evaluation.
We are looking for a proactive and collaborative fundraiser, who is committed to helping achieve the income requirements for HBF and who can react and respond creatively to the operational and financial needs of the charity.
HBF is an equal opportunities and Living Wage employer. We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as we are keen to make sure that our staff, trustees, volunteers and ambassadors reflect the communities we serve and the wider community we work in at every level within the organisation.
Please note that the successful candidate will be offered the job subject to suitable references and a DBS (CRB) check.
Please submit an up-to-date CV and a short covering letter outlining how your skills and experience match the listed duties, responsibilities and person specification to Alexandra Ciucu, Head of Fundraising and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 am on Monday, 22 August 2022. Interview date TBC. Please note exceptional candidates may be contacted before the deadline. Candidates must hold permission to work in the United Kingdom.
We regret that we can only respond to applicants who make it to the interview stage. No agencies please.
The Helen Bamber Foundation and Asylum Aid is an equal opportunities and Living Wage employer. We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as we are keen to make sure that our staff, trustees, volunteers and ambassadors reflect the communities we serve and the wider community we work in at every level within the organisation. We particularly welcome applications from Minority Ethnicities.
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