Holborn, Greater London
£27,955 - £33,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Charity Grants Officer

  • Full-time, 34 hours per week
  • £27,955 - £33,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus pension, medical and dental insurance
  • 25 days holiday (plus 3 additional days to be taken between Christmas and New Year)
  • 4pm finish on Fridays
  • Central London Head Office location (Covent Garden) – please note that at this time all staff are currently required to work from home in accordance with the government guidelines. Our offices will open again when it is safe to do so and we are anticipating that there will be a combination of office based and home working opportunities available for this post.

REPORTS TO

Charity Grants Manager

OVERVIEW

The Masonic Charitable Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Grants Officer. Reporting to the Charity Grants Manager, this individual will work on one of our main grants programmes; Large Grants under the themes of Early Years and Later Life. The applicant will liaise with external stakeholders; advising and assisting them with the application process. The role will also include assisting the Senior Grants Officer with assessing Small Grant applications as well as with general grant enquiries.

 

The current MCF Charitable Grant themes include: Children and Young Person support, Older Person support, Medical Research and Hospices. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of at least one of these areas.

 

The ideal applicant will already have experience within the third sector and have some knowledge and experience of grant-making either through a grant-making organisation or as a fundraiser applying for grants. They will have the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.

 

To be successful in this role it is essential to have strong report writing skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to complete analytical assessment. It is also highly desirable to have research skills, presentation skills and an understanding of charity finances and accounts.

 

Person specification:

 

Essential

Desirable

 A Levels – or equivalent qualifications.

 Degree level - or equivalent qualifications.

 Experience of grant-making within the third sector.

 Experience of one or more of the Charity Grants themes.

 

 Working knowledge of databases

 IT literate – Microsoft Office

 Working knowledge of Salesforce

 Understanding of Freemasonry

 Analytical Skills

 Organisational Skills

 Report writing

 Accuracy

 Good telephone manner

 Numerate

 Communication Skills

 Presentation Skills

 Research Skills

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role and how you meet the person specification. Please note that we will not consider your application without a covering letter.

 

Deadline for applications:  9am Monday 1st February 2021

 

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Posted on: 14 January 2021
Closing date: 01 February 2021
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