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Grants Manager | Global Witness

At Global Witness, we protect human rights and the environment by fearlessly confronting corruption and challenging the systems that enable it. We’re recruiting a Grants Manager to raise funds for our critical work.

  • Location: London with overseas travel as required. Open to flexible working.
  • Salary: £45,265. 18-month fixed term contract.

About us

At Global Witness, we protect human rights and the environment by fearlessly confronting corruption and challenging the systems that enable it.

We want a better world – where corruption is challenged and accountability prevails, all can thrive within the planet’s boundaries, and governments act in the public interest.

We are recruiting a Grants Manager to raise funds for our critical work.

About the role

You will be working within a proactive and enthusiastic team, contributing to our ambitious fundraising targets by identifying and cultivating trust and statutory fundraising opportunities.

You will develop and sustain relationships with our current and prospective funders, with a focus on diversifying opportunities, alongside proactively seeking opportunities to increase our profile and income in fundraising and advocacy environments.

Finally, you will write inspiring and successful applications to both UK and international prospects, providing log frames, risk registers and reports as required.

About you

You will bring your knowledge of successful cultivation of prospective and existing funders to maximise funding opportunities, along with your essential networking skills to bring Global Witness to the attention of donors.

Your proven track record in securing significant grants from trust and statutory donors will be key for this role, as well as your ability to provide account management and ongoing support to donors.

You will be an excellent collaborator, internally and externally, ensuring a smooth fundraising cycle across teams. Also, your ability to write persuasively and brilliant grant applications will be crucial.

Working for us

We have a talented team of people worldwide with offices in London, Washington DC and Brussels. They aspire to create a workplace where everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.

We are actively trying to increase diversity in our organisation and strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Our benefits are competitive, including offer 25 days annual leave (exc. public holidays), healthcare insurance and flexible and agile working arrangements.

If this sounds like you, please contact our recruitment consultant at Peridot Partners to discuss the role in detail:

Samuel Small, Associate Business Manager – Fundraising Appointments | samuel@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07889 215 999.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 16th October 2020

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Samuel Small | samuel@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07889 215 999.

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Please send in your CV (maximum three pages in total) and a concise cover letter which tells us why you would be a great fit for this role to samuel@peridotpartners.co.uk.

Global Witness is Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from candidates regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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