London, Greater London (On-site)
£28,000 - £30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust is a charitable fund that supports charities across the UK. Since its formation, the Trust has provided over 1,000 grants totalling more than £290 million. The Trust supports initiatives within three broadly defined areas: Health and Wellbeing; Welfare and Education; and Arts and Culture. The Trust is a significant independent funder, currently giving some £50m annually in grants.

We are delighted to be working with the Trust to recruit a newly created role of Grants & Office Administrator.

The role:

With increasing grant activity in recent years, the Trust is now seeking a fifth person to join its small, friendly team to help develop the Trust's work. This is an exciting time to join the Trust, with anticipated future growth in giving and continued development of the infrastructure supporting its work.

This key role will provide support to the Head of Grants and wider team, leading on creating efficient processes and procedures. The role will encompass administrative duties, maintenance of the grants database, and some diary management. It will also provide for the day-to-day running of the charity office.

The person:

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of providing office based administration support to busy teams, ideally in the charity or philanthropic sector or having had experience in another sector is keen to work with a charity which makes a difference in society.

A friendly and enthusiastic approach and the ability to work as part of a small team will be vital, together with self-motivation, and the ability to take ownership of this important remit. The ability to develop and maintain effective administrative processes, excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding IT and database skills (the charity uses Benefactor, on which training can be given) and being highly organised will be essential for this role. Experience of a family foundation or similar form of philanthropy, basic financial reconciliations and diary management will be very advantageous.

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Posted on: 25 January 2022
Closed date: 08 February 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: hq00180271
Tags: Admin