Full-time, permanent (35 hours p/w, with option for 28 hours part-time)
Camberwell or Holloway Road, London
Are you a highly motivated, collaborative and proactive fundraiser looking for a new challenge with an award-winning national charity? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team that is tackling complex disadvantage through peer-led services?
If so, St Giles is looking for an experienced Grants and Bids Manager to play a vital role within our successful Fundraising Team, where you will generate income from trusts, foundations and statutory bodies by developing high-quality, winning proposals, bids and applications.
About St Giles
An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others.
About this exciting opportunity
You will focus on supporting and managing generation income funding applications for St Giles and the project management of applications, including managing timelines, activities, delegating tasks and ensuring stakeholders meet these, and supporting decision-making through providing relevant and informed advice/guidance.
You will be expected to write and edit funding applications/proposals and plan and chair proposal development meetings with key internal stakeholders, including Senior Management Team and Frontline Managers, plus identify and successfully bring in new funding opportunities that align with our strategic objectives. Providing the highest level of donor care and managing the involvement of new funders is a key duty, as is contributing creatively to the development and implementation of two-targeted fundraising campaigns annually.
What we are looking for
- Extensive experience of charity fundraising and leading, managing and writing winning proposals
- Experience of generating £50k+ income
- Outstanding interpersonal, relationship-building and project management abilities
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including strong presentation skills
- The ability to bring together key stakeholders to collaborate on a project
- Knowledge of issues affecting our client group and the policy landscape
- Knowledge of our key funding streams and the funding bodies (Trusts, Foundations and Statutory bodies
- A self-motivated, proactive and professional approach to your work
In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, access to clinical supervisions, season ticket loan and much more.
St Giles will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria set out in the Job Description for the vacancy
For further information, or to apply, please visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button.
Closing date: 11pm, 16th March 2021. Interview date: 22nd March 2021 (interviews will be held virtually)