London, NW1 (with flexibility)
About Helen Bamber Foundation (HBF)
The Helen Bamber Foundation (HBF) is a pioneering Human Rights charity supporting refugees and asylum seekers who are the survivors of extreme human cruelty
Comprising teams of medical, legal and therapy professionals, we support survivors through therapeutic care, medical consultation, legal protection and practical support and have built an excellent international reputation for doing so.
Users of our services come from over 90 countries and often face ongoing problems relating to poverty, destitution or unsafe housing in addition to their physical and mental trauma and complex, confusing legal procedures. We work on a ‘here and now’ basis to treat each person with dignity and help them with access to health care, legal advice and human rights.
To support our work, we are now seeking a Grants Manager to join us on a full-time, permanent basis and support the funding for our mission.
- Salary of up to £36,000 (negotiable)
- Support survivors of human rights violations
If you are a communicative, proactive grants fundraising professional with deep experience of delivering charitable trusts and foundations income, this is an exciting, income delivering role that will ensure the success of our charity.
Playing a key role in the growth and development of this area of fundraising, you’ll be ensuring that we can help even more people and continue to make a difference and turn lives around.
So, if you are eager to further develop your career whilst supporting our pioneering charity and helping to give survivors the strength to move on, we’re waiting to hear from you.
As our Grants Manager, you will take responsibility for delivering income from a wide range of donors and prospects. Your focus will be on building funding relationships with trusts and corporate foundations and you will seek to develop a successful grants programme.
In this vital role, you will work alongside a small and highly collaborative team to develop and grow this area of fundraising and deliver ambitious, but achievable income targets.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Communications, you will:
- Develop and implement a robust strategy for raising income from trusts and corporate foundations with a specific focus on securing large grants (over £50,000 p/a)
- React and respond creatively to the operational and financial needs of the charity
- Undertake prospect research
- Develop bespoke proposals (including complex budgets)
- Steward existing funding relationships
- Drive new business
- Report on grants, including the management of data required for measurement and evaluation
To be considered as our Grants Manager, you will need:
- Several years’ experience spanning all aspects of grant fundraising
- Demonstrable experience of securing significant income from charitable trusts and foundations
- Experience of developing a sustainable fundraising strategy for trusts and foundations
- A proven track record of successfully cultivating and managing relationships with charitable trusts and foundations
- Good working knowledge of major UK and international funders in the human rights, asylum and refugee and health sectors
- Experience of collecting, analysing and presenting data to evidence impact
- Strong organisational skills and experience of managing multiple tasks and prioritising effectively
- An excellent ability to accurately communicate in writing and in person
- A high standard of numeracy and budgeting skills
- To be computer literate with experience of managing and/or maintaining databases and confidence in using all MS Office programs
Please note that the successful candidate will be offered the job subject to suitable references and a DBS (CRB) check.
Other organisations may call this role Grants and Trusts Manager, Grants and Foundations Manager, Grant Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Manager, or Senior Fundraising Officer.
The closing date for this role is the 19th April 2021.
HBF is an equal opportunities and Living Wage employer. We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as we are keen to make sure that our staff, trustees, volunteers and ambassadors reflect the communities we serve and the wider community we work in at every level within the organisation.
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