Grants Manager , English National Ballet

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About the role

The Grants Manager is a key member of our development team. Reporting to the Head of Philanthropy and working closely with people from across the company, you will grow income from charitable trusts and foundations, define new propositions and strategies, and support the Executive team in producing reports and applications for our statutory funding partners. We have supportive Trustees, leadership that understands how vital fundraising is to our sustainability and growth, a dedicated Development Board and committed staff, dancers and creatives who are enthusiastic about engaging our supporters and sharing their knowledge and experience. If you understand and can persuasively champion the arts’ value and impact, have experience of meeting fundraising targets and excellent relationship management, and want to work for an inspiring, hard-working and fun company at the top of its game, we look forward to hearing from you.

If you understand and can persuasively champion the arts’ value and impact and want to work for an inspiring, hard-working and fun company at the top of its game, we look forward to hearing from you.

 As our Grant Manager your key responsibilities will include:

  • Work with the Head of Philanthropy to develop a strategy to deliver a programme of persuasive and well-written applications to grants-makers
  • Grow and manage a portfolio of charitable trusts and foundations up to 6 figure bids  
  • Work with departments across the organisation to synthesise information and develop compelling funding bids
  • Support the Executive team in producing reports and applications for our statutory funding partners
  • Develop strategies to optimise the grants administration and management processes across programmes and deliver reports in a timely manner
  • Manage and monitor monthly the annual income budget, providing quarterly reforecasts to the Head of Philanthropy and development Director.

To be succesful

  • Enthusiastic approach
  • Desire for change and ability to adapt
  • Flexibility and ability to work well as part of a team and alone
  • A commitment to Equality and Diversity
  • Curiosity and empathy with ENB mission and strategy

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