CHARITABLE FOUNDATION - GRANTS OFFICE

GRANTS OFFICER

Posted - 15 July 2019

Location - LONDON, UK

 

 

 

Tiger Private is pleased to be recruiting for a lovely client of ours who have a London based family charitable foundation.

 

They are recruiting for a dynamic, strategic and personable Grants officer to join their team. The foundation makes grants mostly in the UK and Israel with a focus on preventative health, the UK Jewish community, the local Brighton community and social cohesive initiatives in Israel, amongst other things.

 

This position is located within a large, modern, inclusive company office in Camden and sits with another member of the grant giving team.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Managing and monitoring the current foundation grants through review of applications, reports, site visits and communication
  • Researching and engaging new potential grantees in the UK and beyond
  • Supporting board members in understanding issues areas and engaging with new and existing grantees and other stakeholders
  • Preparing grants requests to be discussed at trustee meetings, presenting grant requests to the board and making recommendations
  • Working with and maintaining the Foundation database and record-keeping systems to ensure consistency of institutional knowledge
  • Researching individuals and organisations of interest to the Foundation
  • Overseeing the corporate grants programme, including guiding employees in the process of grant giving supported by the foundation

 
About you:

We are looking for applicants with the following skills:

  • Proven experience of working with philanthropic grant making organisations and/or the charity sector
  • Experience of working at a high level with a broad range of responsibilities including liaison with internal and external stakeholders and senior management, trustees and high level donors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • A team player – having the ability to work with as a key member of a small team (based in the UK and Israel), with a friendly and professional manner
  • Numerate and confident working accurately with figures, experiencing reading and analysing charity accounts
  • Strong IT skills, including MS Office and grant management databases
  • Analytical and research skills
  • Empathy, flexibility and strong organisational skills

 

Salary/Benefits

  • 35 hours per week + possible evening events + some travel
  • Private health care
  • Pension scheme
  • 24 days holiday p.a
  • £40,000 - £55,000 per annum

 

For further information, or to apply, please email: Laura.Glendenning@tiger-private.co.uk

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