Grants Manager

Rothschild Foundation

We are looking for an individual to join the Grants Team to help support the development and delivery of the Rothschild Foundation’s grants programmes. As a Grants Manager you will help us to identify, assess and manage grants across our funding programmes in Buckinghamshire and wider UK. We want to be an approachable funder focused on developing strong relationships with the organisations that we fund. A big part of the role will be developing relationships with a wide range of third sector organisations and supporting them to deliver effective approaches to community needs and issues within our areas of interest.
Application Deadline
Job Description
We are very happy to be able to offer flexible working with the option of part remote and part office based. Currently we ask the team to be office based on Wednesdays and as a Grants Manager we’d expect other working days to include a mixture of visiting applicants and grantees and working from home. Given the nature of our work this may be subject to change but we will always do our best to offer a working pattern that balances your needs and the needs of the Foundation. Through our funding we are committed to making a difference across all communities. In our organisation we are looking to increase the diversity of our workforce and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for this role. Responsibilities: Grant Programme Management • Developing opportunities for funding by identifying and visiting applicants, supporting them to work up proposals and ensuring they meet our due diligence requirements • Building effective relationships with applicants and grantees, including providing constructive feedback on applications and monitoring funded activity • Grant Management of Waddesdon Charity of the Year. This will include coordinating the nomination, assessment and selection process of the programme. It will involve working closely with the chosen charity, sharing key messages about the programme and delivering events with staff at Waddesdon Manor and Estate • Working with the Grants Team to undertake research in the current areas of interest and future interests of Trustees, helping develop current programmes and shape future strategy. This will include building understanding of need and identifying effective organisations and approaches to support • Keeping up to date with developments within the Foundation’s areas of interest in Buckinghamshire and wider UK • Supporting evaluation of the Foundation’s grants programmes including reviewing grantee reports and working with the team to develop our approach to measuring and sharing impact. This will include writing reports for Trustee papers, case studies and communications for the Foundation’s website, as well as thinking about other creative ways to tell the stories of our funding Networking and Advocacy • Working closely with staff at Waddesdon Manor and Estate • Representing the Foundation at relevant events including occasional evening events • Devising and delivering ways to increase the reach and accessibility of our grant-making Communications • Working with the Grants Team on the Foundation’s website, newsletter and social media Special Projects • Project management support for internally managed projects such as research and events IT • Working with the Foundation’s IT systems (including Microsoft Office suite, Blackbaud database and SharePoint). We are able to offer training in Blackbaud, and SharePoint if needed and are open to discussing other training needs
Waddesdon Manor
£40,000 per annum
37.50 per Week
How to apply
Send CV and Covering Letter to [email protected]