We are currently looking for a Grants Manager to join us. This is a brand new position created at an exciting time to join the charity!
This is a brand new position created at an exciting time to join the charity. The candidate will play an important role in helping FTCT to develop and improve grants services, streamline processes and ensure that the charity builds a stable data platform for future growth. This appointment should not only enable FTCT to strengthen its resources but bring new skills and fresh perspectives to a dedicated and effective team.
The Role: Reporting to Anna Pangbourne, Director, FTCT, the Grants Giving Manager will be responsible for managing and assisting with grant applications from start to finish, supported by a Grants Support Worker. In the first three months, the role will also include reviewing and revising FTCT’s Grants Handbook and all policies relating to grants processing. After a three month period and supported by the review undertaken by the new appointee, the Grants Giving Manager will play a pivotal role in determining a Service Level Agreement for beneficiaries with the Director and the team. (For further details of the below, please refer to separate document ‘Grants Manager competencies’)
About the charity:
Established in 1853, the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust is a small, vibrant and growing charity that provides financial support for children of parents who work in the UK fashion and textile industry. Attracting support from Charles Dickens in 1856, the charity today is relevant, nimble and responsive. It has built a dynamic presence across the industry, from high street fashion retailers, to manufacturers, supermarkets that sell clothing and more.
FTCT grants help to cover the cost of essential items, such as school uniforms, bedding and clothing as well as specialist items such as mobility equipment, sensory toys and more. In the last twelve months, the charity has seen significant growth; demand for our grants has tripled in the last year. This was the highest in our recorded history. By June 2018, we plan to award more than £350K in grants, a figure which is set to increase year on year as part of our growth strategy. For more details about our charity, please visit our website.
For more information please see attached documents, to apply send a copy of your CV and cover letter to the Director Anna Pangbourne, by clicking apply now.