Grants Officer

3 weeks ago

Ref: 643

Role: Grants officer

Salary: £34,000

Location: Wales

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm 

Glu Recruit are recruiting for a Grant officer who will be responsible for generating income for the charity and other relevant organisations that they support, from across a variety of funders including trusts, foundations, and government grants. Working alongside colleagues, to be responsible for identifying funding opportunities, developing, and writing applications that are of high quality, compelling, and submitted on time in order to secure funding for projects and services.

Main responsibilities:

  • Secure income through funding applications to a range of large and small scale funders.
  • Write high quality, compelling applications that are submitted on time and in line with funder requirements and eligibility criteria.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop applications for funding and compile high quality content that is realistic, deliverable, and appropriately budgeted.
  • Identify and obtain any support and advice required for the preparation, planning and management of the funding applications.
  • Develop information and guidance for internal and external stakeholders that supports the funding application process.
  • Build and maintain relationships with funders to develop an understanding of the charity’s work.
  • Identify new and existing funding opportunities that meet organisational priorities.
  • Maintain accurate monitoring and recording of data to evidence performance.
  • Undertake any necessary administrative tasks that support the efficient and compliant management of grants including updating the charity’s database. This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the jobholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the jobholder will be required to work.
  • Produce reports for a range of internal and external stakeholders including the charity’s management teams, and any external funders who may require this.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of relevant marketing and communication activity that helps to promote funding opportunities and highlights the success of any funding secured.
  • Represent the organisation at events and meetings as required.
  • Participate in personal development opportunities including any mandatory training relevant to role and take responsibility for identifying any further training or development that may be necessary.
  • To work within a flexible framework in order to meet the demands of the service which may include outside the usual 9-5 hours and considerable travel.
  • To undertake any other duties as requested and reasonable to the post
  • Produce reports for a range of internal and external stakeholders including the charity’s management teams, and any external funders who may require this.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of relevant marketing and communication activity that helps to promote funding opportunities and highlights the success of any funding secured.
  • Represent the organisation at events and meetings as required.
  • Participate in personal development opportunities including any mandatory training relevant to role and take responsibility for identifying any further training or development that may be necessary.
  • To work within a flexible framework in order to meet the demands of the service which may include outside the usual 9-5 hours and considerable travel.
  • To undertake any other duties as requested and reasonable to the post.

Successful candidate: –

  • Experience of writing compelling, high quality funding applications to secure income from a range of funders.
  • Experience of developing applications to major funders such as National Lottery, Sport England, central government and local authorities as well as smaller grants and trusts.
  • Knowledge of various funders and ability to analyse and assess which opportunities are appropriate to consider.
  • Skilled at presenting complex project information in a clear and engaging way.
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal with the ability to produce concise, persuasive and engaging narrative.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and encouraging this in others.
  • Confidence to represent the organisation with partner agencies, funders and colleagues.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work co-operatively with others. Knowledge of and ability to use IT systems including Outlook, Microsoft Office, SharePoint.
  • Ability to be self-motivated, with excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to work to deadlines.
  • A valid driving licence and access to a vehicle.
  • Flexibility to travel when required with occasional overnight stays if necessary.

Desirable Skills –

  • Experience of working within the charity sector.
  • Good standard of education and evidence of ongoing learning and development.
Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

Glu Recruit LTD ensure that all qualified applicants are considered for employment in the role that they have applied for, and any other suitable opportunity that we advertise without regard to age, belief, colour, ethnic/national origin, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or based on disability. If you require any additional support to apply for this role, or any other role that we advertise please contact us directly for assistance.
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