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Grants Manager
Global Witness

Job Description

About the role

As our Grants Manager you‘ll identify and develop long-lasting and mutually-beneficial relationships with a variety of prospects from trusts through to foundations. 

You’ll research new trust, foundation and statutory fundraising opportunities and put in place plans and strategies for each donor.

You’ll also produce high quality grant applications up to six figures in partnership with the campaign and finance teams.


Please send in your CV and a covering letter (no more than two pages please) with your name and Grants Manager in the subject line, telling us how you meet the role requirements by Midnight on 17 June 2018.

About you

You’ll bring experience of securing grants from trusts/ foundations and statutory funders, as well as experience of working with senior staff and volunteers in a quick and target-driven environment.  You’ll also be innovative and persuasive, keen to build on the fundraising successes to date.

We’ll be looking to you to identify new fundraising opportunities so a creative and entrepreneurial outlook is essential.  

Finally, collaborative by nature you’ll work sensitively to develop fundraising opportunities with a broad range of colleagues from our campaigners through to our communications team.

What you can expect from us

We’ll reward you through a combination of exciting and creative work together with a sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to your development.

Benefits include a generous leave allowance, pension scheme and health insurance as well as opportunities to work flexibly in an engaging and friendly environment.

We aim to be a diverse and inclusive place to work.  We value new perspectives, original ideas and different ways of working. We believe that diverse views and experiences improve the way we do our work. We do our best to make our jobs accessible to all regardless of race, colour, religious belief, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other groups as protected by law.