We are looking for someone with strong administrative, coordination and organisational skills, who enjoys working as part of a team. Although a background in charity fundraising isn’t essential, we are seeking someone with a genuine drive and passion to support young people’s wellbeing and mental health, with a basic understanding of fundraising and the broader third sector.
Main purpose of Job
- Support the Grants Fundraising Manager to deliver the strategy for voluntary income from trusts, foundations, councils and other grant-makers.
- Support proposal development through desk research and collation of information.
- Lead on drafting and submitting lower value bids to contribute to income targets.
- Ensure we deliver excellent stewardship of funding relationships, through excellent grant administration and ensuring that we meet or exceed funders’ reporting requirements.
- Provide excellent administration of grants including processing new agreements, providing timely thank you letters and reports, responding to queries from funders, and updating and recording key information and communications on our CRM system.
- Support the Grants Fundraising Manager in submitting updates and reports to funders as per grant agreements; develop and manage a reporting requirement timetable, coordinate information from Services colleagues, and record reports on our systems.
- Support the Grants Fundraising Manager in developing new opportunities for funding from trusts, foundations, County and Borough Councils and other grant-makers.
- Conduct desktop research to identify new opportunities, recording information on our fundraising CRM system and collating information from colleagues for bids.
- Lead on developing and submitting an agreed number of smaller level (up to £5,000) unrestricted funding opportunities and support a more streamlined process to secure these unrestricted grants on a regular basis.
- Provide excellent maintenance of grants data, ensuring it is accurate, up to data and in line with agreed protocols. Provide input to organisational reports as required.
- Work as part of a team and attend team meetings, training events and participate fully in 1:1, peer, and group supervision.
- Work co-operatively and under the management of The Eikon Charity staff to ensure the highest quality of delivery and support.
- Work within Eikon’s internal policies, safeguarding & child protection and data protection regulations.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.