Grants Officer

Jack Petchey Foundation
London (Greater)
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in working for a Charitable Foundation that makes a difference? Do you want to work for an organisation that positively promotes young people and celebrates their achievements? Do you have excellent administrative, organisation and analytical skills? If so, could you join our dynamic Grants Team as our Grants Officer for the South/South East London area? About the role We’re looking for a motivated person to join our dynamic Grants team and help deliver our grants programmes. The primary focus of the role will be to support approx. 400 organisations managing the Achievement Award Scheme, the flagship programme of the Jack Petchey Foundation within the South/South East London area. The role will also require you to develop membership of the Achievement Award Scheme, promoting it to schools, colleges and eligible youth organisations that are not currently part of the scheme. You will be responsible for promoting, assessing and managing other small grants and programmes, as well as attending a large number of prestigious events hosted by the Jack Petchey Foundation which celebrate the successes of young people. You will be expected to work the hours necessary to meet the requirements of the job. There will be up to three evening and/or occasional weekend commitments for which appropriate time off in lieu will be given. When office-based, office hours are 9am – 5.30pm with an hour for lunch. About the person You will be a team player who can demonstrate strong communication and financial management skills, and will have the ability to think creatively and analytically. You will need to be flexible and be able to work in a fast-paced, varied and diverse office. Furthermore, you must own a car that can be used for this post and must hold a valid full driver’s licence (business mileage will be payable at 45p per mile). In return, we offer 28 days’ holiday including public holidays. For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button. Closing date: 5pm on 9th February 2018. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure. NO AGENGIES PLEASE