Position title
Grants Fundraising Coordinator
Reports to

Grants Fundraising Manager

Job Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to employees including:

  • 5 weeks holiday a year plus Bank Holidays
  • Sick pay
  • Safeguarding training
  • Pension scheme – run by Aviva
  • Flexible working where role allows
About The Eikon Charity

The Eikon Charity is a leading Surrey charity supporting children and young people to overcome difficulties, manage their wellbeing and become resilient, enabling them to develop into confident adults who contribute positively to their communities.  

Description

Main purpose of Job

  • Support the Grants Fundraising Manager to deliver the strategy for voluntary income from trusts, foundations, councils and other grant-makers.
  • Support proposal development through desk research and collation of information.
  • Lead on drafting and submitting lower value bids to contribute to income targets.
  • Ensure we deliver excellent stewardship of funding relationships, through excellent grant administration and ensuring that we meet or exceed funders’ reporting requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide excellent administration of grants including processing new agreements, providing timely thank you letters and reports, responding to queries from funders, and updating and recording key information and communications on our CRM system.
  • Support the Grants Fundraising Manager in submitting updates and reports to funders as per grant agreements; develop and manage a reporting requirement timetable, coordinate information from Services colleagues, and record reports on our systems.
  • Support the Grants Fundraising Manager in developing new opportunities for funding from trusts, foundations, County and Borough Councils and other grant-makers.
  • Conduct desktop research to identify new opportunities, recording information on our fundraising CRM system and collating information from colleagues for bids.
  • Lead on developing and submitting an agreed number of smaller level (up to £5,000) unrestricted funding opportunities and support a more streamlined process to secure these unrestricted grants on a regular basis.
  • Provide excellent maintenance of grants data, ensuring it is accurate, up to data and in line with agreed protocols. Provide input to organisational reports as required.
  • Work as part of a team and attend team meetings, training events and participate fully in 1:1, peer, and group supervision.
  • Work co-operatively and under the management of The Eikon Charity staff to ensure the highest quality of delivery and support.
  • Work within Eikon’s internal policies, safeguarding & child protection and data protection regulations.

This Job Description and Person Specification reflect the duties of the post as they exist at this time and may be subject to changed based on the needs of the Department Programme. The post-holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the salary and competence requirements of this post from time to time as required. The Eikon Charity is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working environment which is free from unfair discrimination and will enable employees and volunteers to fulfil their personal potential.

Key skills, experience, and knowledge

We are looking for someone with strong administrative, coordination and organisational skills, who enjoys working as part of a team. Although a background in charity fundraising isn’t essential, we are seeking someone with a genuine drive and passion to support young people’s wellbeing and mental health, with a basic understanding of fundraising and the broader third sector. 

How to apply

Applications Eikon is committed to safeguarding and prompting the welfare of young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process.

An offer of employment will be subject to an approved Enhanced DBS and Barring Disclosure.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please download the application form below, complete it and submit using the Apply Now button below.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, we do not accept CVs. 

Closing date for applications: 17.00 on 31 May 2021.

If you haven’t heard by 04 June, you were not shortlisted for interview.

First interview date: W/C 07 June 2021.

We do not provide feedback on applications. We are happy to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates who attended an interview upon request.

Duration of employment
Permanent
Job Location
Pre-dominantly based at the Eikon Offices, New Haw (when restrictions allow, home-based in the interim) Occasional travel to meetings across Surrey
Working Hours
18.75 per week, flexible working patterns considered
FTE Salary
£10,000 to £12,000 negotiable on experience (£20 to £24K FTE)
Date posted
April 27, 2021
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