Grants Officer

Grants Officer
Employer: The British Museum
Salary: £29,227
Location: London

The British Museum is seeking to recruit a Grants Officer as temporary backfill to contribute and support the Museum’s work to secure income from UK trusts, foundation and statutory bodies. The post holder will undertake research to identify new or lapsed areas of funding, and will develop proposals which are consistent with the Museum’s highest level of scholarship.

Key areas of responsibility:

To develop, draft and submit applications for funding from a range of UK trusts and foundations and statutory bodies, increasing the Museum’s income from these sources.
To support the work of Head of International Philanthropy and Grants Managers by undertaking designated work on large-scale applications.
To adhere to a calendar of both new applications and reporting requirements for secured grants.
To manage or contribute to production of both interim and final reports for funders, establishing a system with project managers internally to ensure that the data required is captured throughout and submitted in time for deadlines, and to ensure the highest standards of reporting are adhered to.
To work with the Operations Team to ensure the trusts and foundations records on the Museum’s database are accurate and up to date.
Person specification:

Educated to at least a minimum of degree level or equivalent, the successful candidate will have knowledge of trust and statutory fundraising requirements and practice and demonstrable experience in a fundraising role, preferably trusts and foundations or statutory funding. They will be IT literate with good working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office packages. With ability to create and articulate a convincing, coherent fundraising case in writing and in person, they will be a resourceful, lateral thinker with initiative and flexibility.

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