37 hours per week
Location: Rushden Office with home working and National Travel
Spurgeons is one of the UK's leading children's charities, firmly supported by Christian beliefs and values, helping to support disadvantaged children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find long-lasting solutions to the challenges they face.
We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Grants professional to join our Fundraising Group. As Grants, Trusts & Corporate Manager, you will work cross-organisationally and play a key role in increasing the number of grant acquisitions.
You will be experienced in grant management, acquisition and networking which will provide exceptional project management oversight and support to institutional grant funded projects and programs within your portfolio.You will have experience in identifying funding opportunities and develop grant acquisition proposals by managing the application process and working closely with internal teams.You will develop a detailed understanding of donor calls for proposals, guidelines and procedures, including eligibility requirements.
With excellent planning and project management skills you are able to manage your own expectations as well as those of others. You are able to easily communicate information and build collaborative relationships.
Experience of developing and maintaining relationships with institutional donors and analysing their funding requirements will be critical to the success of this role and you should also possess strong budgeting and financial management skills.
This role offers you the opportunity to integrate the Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we serve. This post is subject to necessary safeguarding checks including an appropriate level DBS Disclosure. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act requirements and subject to vetting procedures, including completion of a relevant Self Declaration Disclosure form and consent to a relevant level of the DBS check.
As from 1st March 2016 Spurgeons is a Living Wage Employer.
Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date we are afraid that you have not been successful on this occasion.