Our client, a grant-making organisation which funds community-led groups supporting marginalised people and communities, is currently recruiting for a Grants Administrator to join a small but established team responsible for the initial stage of the organisation's grant applications process.
The post holder will provide essential administrative support with regards to the grants process, delivering excellent customer service and ensuring all processes are operating smoothly. This position is very customer focused and will involve answering calls and supporting with enquiries from across the sector, in addition to logging applications and contributing to decisions around eligibility. Ensuring information is recorded and communicated effectively and accurately both internally and externally, the successful candidate will also provide support for meetings, including distributing papers and producing accurate note-driven minutes (training will be provided).
The ideal candidate will be detail orientated with a passion for, and a keen interest in, the charity sector. They will have demonstrable experience of working within an office environment will be self-motivated, with excellent communication skills and a confident telephone manner. The ability to use IT packages and a knowledge of, or a willingness to develop, database skills will be important. In addition to this, excellent organisational and prioritising skills will be essential. Although this position is very administration based, there is the opportunity for an eager candidate to get more involved in the wider grant-making processes in time.
To apply for this role, please submit a Word Document version of your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage. Full job descriptions will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.