Grants Coordinator

The Henry Smith Charity

Location London

Position Full time 35 hours per week

Salary £30-£32k

Application deadline 31 January 2021
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The Henry Smith Charity is one of the largest grant making foundations in the UK distributing around £30m of grants each year. It aims to bring about lasting change to people's lives, helping them to benefit from and contribute to society, and achieves this by funding organisations that work with people to reduce social and economic disadvantage.  

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Grants Coordinator to join their Grants Operations team. The post holder will work closely with the Senior Grants Coordinator, you will ensure the efficient and accurate day to day running of the Main Grants process and work with the team to deliver the grant making of smaller grants programmes. This will entail working on all stages of the grant application process and supporting the wider team the coordination of our grant making and operational support. You will also be tasked to support the team with the production of resources and documentation, as well as assisting with the maintenance of the website.

The successful candidate will be an analytical and creative problem solver with a keen eye for detail. You will have previous experience working within a similar role supporting a team and will demonstrate a keenness to learn. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to adapt approach for a range of different stakeholders. Previous exposure to grants and managing small grants programmes would be preferable as would experience with grants databases such as Blackbaud Grantmaking.

This role represents an excellent opportunity to develop on existing grant making experience or to learn more about grantmaking, giving a strong holistic overview of the process.

Henry Smith Charity highly value the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion and therefore welcome applications from people with a wide range of backgrounds and experience to enrich their team.

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