Eveson Charitable Trust
The Eveson Charitable Trust is looking for an experienced Grants Officer to join its small team based in Worcester. You’ll be responsible for reviewing applications and helping to prepare application summaries for the Trustees so the ability to read and interpret charity accounts and budgets is key, as is a good understanding of charity governance. Good communication skills are important too, as you’ll be contacting charities to discuss their applications and resolve any issues. Experience of Salesforce would be an advantage, but training will be provided. You’ll also be involved in the grants payments process.
Another element of your job will be contacting grant holders to obtain photos and grant stories for our website so experience of Wordpress would be useful, but training will be provided.
The successful applicant must be happy working in a small team and able to cope with change.
Experience of charities and grant-making, either through working for a grant-making organisation or as a fundraiser applying for grants.
High standard of literacy and numeracy.
Good communications skills. Confident in business communications.
Strong IT skills, confident in the use of MS Office and databases; use of spreadsheets, email and Zoom/Teams. Experience of Salesforce and Wordpress would be an advantage.
Good working knowledge of the governance and financial management of charities; able to read and interpret charity governing documents, charity accounts and other financial reports.
Accurate with a high attention to detail.
Good organisation skills.
Able to stay calm under pressure
A bright and positive attitude
Willing to do basic practical jobs to support the effective functioning of the office.
Able to work independently and with integrity.
Visit our website to see the full job description and find out more about the Trust.
Terms and conditions
Contract: 12-month fixed term contract with possibility of permanent employment.
3-month probationary period.
Hours: 28 hours per week worked over 4 days Monday to Thursday 08.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Salary: £20,791 – 22,393 (£26,000 – 28,000 p.a. pro rata)
Twenty-eight days leave per annum pro rata and statutory holidays pro rata. 3 days’ holiday must be taken during the Christmas shutdown.
NEST pension with employer contribution at 4% of gross earnings.