Grants Administrator

Laing Family Trusts

Grants Administrator - one year maternity cover
Application Deadline
Job Description
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (depending on previous experience) 1. Grants Administration • Being first point of telephone and email contact for incoming grant enquiries and ensuring an efficient and effective response • Managing incoming post on a daily basis – recording initial grant applications/grant reports etc. on database or spreadsheet • Informing applicants of the outcome of their applications, whether successful or unsuccessful. • Following-up queries from applicants by phone, email etc., as directed by the Grants Manager and Director • Overseeing the process of collating and distributing papers to Trustees and taking minutes of meetings when required. 2. Data Management • Collecting and extracting data for monitoring and evaluation purposes • Managing and maintaining the grant-making database (Benefactor) – training will be provided. • Producing reports for staff and Trustees on key statistics (e.g. grants made) • Managing the relationship with the IT support provider • Maintaining the website and liaising with the service provider when issues arise or changes are needed • Maintaining filing systems, both paper and online Applicants must be in sympathy with the aims and ethos of the Laing Family Trusts. PERSON SPECIFICATION GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR Qualifications and education Essential • Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent Desirable • Graduate Experience Essential • Confident in using MS Office at Intermediate or Advanced level • Experience in using and updating a database Desirable • Previous administrative experience or experience working in an office environment • Experience in updating websites Skills and Abilities Essential • Excellent organisational skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail • The ability to manage a variety of competing priorities and to meet deadlines • The ability to interact courteously and effectively with a wide range of people and other organisations, ensuring the Trusts are presented in a professional and helpful manner • Excellent communication skills face to face and on the telephone • Excellent written communication skills • The ability to develop and maintain effective information systems • The ability to work unsupervised, use initiative and take responsibility for tasks • Flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads • Problem solving skills and project management ability Personal Qualities Essential • High level of initiative and the ability to plan ahead • Team player, working with staff and Trustees as part of a small team • High level of personal and professional commitment • Flexibility and willingness to be involved in a variety of tasks • An empathy with the ethos of the Trust and its purpose Desirable • An understanding of the charitable/voluntary sector
London NW7
Working from
£26,000 - £30,000 pa depending on experience
37.50 per Week
How to apply
Send CV and covering letter to: [email protected]
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