£34000 - £47000 per annum
Job description

Bid Writer

King's College London

£34,000 per annum-£47,000 per annum

Part-Time (3-4 Days per week)

3 Months Contract/ Temporary

London - Holborn

Open to fully remote working if living in the regions

Charity People are delighted to be partnering with one of the UK's prestigious educational institutions, Kings College London in search of a Bid Writer. The Bid Writer will sit in the Fundraising & Supporter Development (F&SD) team. This team is responsible for securing grants from charitable trusts and foundations in the UK and overseas to support the university and their health partners confront some of the most pressing global challenges in health and society.

We are seeking a creative, personable, and insightful individual with experience of securing and managing grants, ideally in the higher education sector.

Key responsibilities:

  • Donor report writing - tracking down project details, pulling necessary information from different sources and writing clear and compelling major fundraising proposals
  • Stewardship - ensure an effective stewardship programme is in place for trusts and foundation donors, including reports, letters or other documents that may at times deal with complex, contentious and sensitive situations.
  • Research - undertake research and work effectively with the F&SD Prospect Research team, in order to inform prospect cultivation.
  • Work with the F&SD Prospect Research team to build an ongoing pipeline of high-calibre, qualified prospects with the capacity to give significant support to priority projects.
  • Attending internal meetings to represent the team - to a pre-agreed brief on what to report and what info to gather.
  • Ensure that donor details and communications relating to your portfolio are adequately stored on the database and run data analysis and modelling as required.
  • Other fundraising-related tasks as they come up, as well as team support task such as updating the organisation's metrics.

Ideally, we are seeking an individual that has extensive experience with writing proposal, proof reading, and managing donor communications and relations. You will have strong attention to detail, excellent communication and organisation skills. Having the ability to comprehend complex situations quickly and develop creative solutions as well as excellent IT skills is essential. The successful candidate will be a confident self-starter with a collaborative work style, with an interest in the higher education sector. Project management skills and experience is desirable.

The team are flexible on the salary based on the level of experience, this can be discussed further down the line.

King's College London are moving to hybrid working, ideally working 2 days in their London office from mid-October. This is a part-time contract, but they will consider full-time.

This position is for an immediate start so if you would like to apply, please send you word CV in word format to Zelda Leader ASAP! [email protected]

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Posted on: 17 September 2021
Closed date: 04 October 2021
Job ref: J22104
Tags: Fundraising