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Grants Fundraiser

Employer
CHM
Location
Flexible with some attendance at the office in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire will be required
Salary
£27,309 per annum
Closing date
1 Nov 2021

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Function
Fundraising, Statutory Fundraising, Supporter Development, Trusts & Foundations
Sector
Environment / Conservation
Hours
Full Time
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Grants Fundraiser
Location Flexible; some attendance at the office in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire will be required
37.5 Hours per week
£27,309 per annum

The Grants Team makes a major contribution to raising the funds that help this charity tackle the most pressing conservation issues. The charity's work includes securing support for wildlife and community-focused conservation programmes in the UK and internationally, environmental education projects and the work that ensures that their wetland Centres and reserves offer all that they can for wildlife and people, raising in excess of £3mn pa. Grants form part of the Philanthropy department.

As a result of a promotion and expansion of the team to fulfil the charity's growing ambitions, they are looking for a Grants Fundraiser to manage, build and broaden their own portfolio of grant funders, including relationship management, prospect development, leading on applications, compiling reports and complex claims. This is an exciting career development opportunity to maximise the potential of relationships with a wide range of UK and international grantors, including charitable trust, statutory, and lottery funders. The post holder will be the lead for the whole of Philanthropy on some projects, working closely with project delivery and other teams across the organisation. The successful candidate will have considerable influence over developing projects to ensure they are aligned with the charity's strategy and fundable. 

The charity is looking for a career Fundraiser who is an innovative, resourceful, self motivated, tenacious, well-organised and creative person with very strong communication and numerical skills. The successful candidate will have a track record of securing at least large five figure grants and be confident of influencing internal and external stakeholders at all levels and managing their own workload proactively.

Our client is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. For 75 years they have been pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife across the globe and are experts in wetland management and creation. Their work focuses on tackling the most pressing conservation challenges including biodiversity loss and climate change. They work with communities living among some of the most vulnerable wetlands in the world, providing leadership and influence to create a sustainable future for our wetlands, their wildlife and the people who depend upon them. The charity believe that showing people first-hand how extraordinary wetlands are can ignite their passion to help the organisation to conserve them, so they provide amazing experiences at their unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Free entry to all of the charity's centres

Closing date: 1st November 2021
Interview date: 10th November 2021

To Apply and for More Information:

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

The charity is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

No agencies please.

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