Position title
Grants Fundraising Manager
Reports to

Head of Development

Job Benefits

Employee benefits include:

  • 5 weeks holiday a year plus Bank Holidays
  • Sick pay
  • Pension scheme 
  • Flexible working 
About The Eikon Charity

The Eikon Charity is a leading Surrey charity empowering and supporting children and young people in Surrey to have the wellbeing and resilience they need to thrive.

We are looking for people with passion and expertise to drive the charity forward.


Main purpose of Job

To achieve grant income targets for trusts, foundations, borough councils & other grant-makers, working with colleagues to ensure bids are of high quality.

To ensure that funders receive timely, high quality reports on what their funding has achieved, encouraging future support.

Key Responsibilities

We're looking for an experienced trusts/grants fundraiser to provide cover for a colleague who is on a medical leave of absence for the next 3+ months.  You will be responsible for:

  • Development of robust cases for support that will effectively engage funders.
  • Application writing: prepare and submit high quality, tailored funding applications
  • Relationship building: manage existing and build new relationships with funders.
  • Reporting: work with frontline colleagues to provide high quality, timely reports and updates to funders, demonstrating impact and encouraging future support.  
  • Information management: ensure that Eikon’s Donorfy database is up to date and provides an accurate picture of activities, deadlines and the fundraising pipeline.
  • Adhere to highest standards of fundraising best practice and comply with applicable law.
  • Reporting: deliver monthly reporting to the Head of Development for circulation to Fundraising Team, Senior Leadership Team and Trustees.
  • Safeguarding: ensure that Eikon’s safeguarding policies and procedures are always followed and contribute to creating a culture of safeguarding across the organisation.

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.

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. 

We are scheduling interviews as the applications come in.

Please apply as soon as possible.

Duration of employment
Fixed Term 3 to 6 months. Contractors considered
Job Location
Based at Eikon Offices, with home working
Working Hours
~22.5 per week; flexible working
FTE Salary
£35-38K FTE (£21,000-22,800) or contractor day rate equivalent (negotiable)
Date posted
June 1, 2021
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