Fundraising Manager

London Sport

Location London
Salary £35,000 to £38,500
Team Finance, People and Governance Directorate
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 22nd Jun 2022 BST

Job Description

The Role

You are a talented, enthusiastic and confident person who will lead our Funding work. Working closely with colleagues in our Finance, People & Governance team your work will focus on increasing the skills of a range of partners to support increased funding into the physical activity and sport sector across London. This will include supporting the income diversification ambitions of London Sport.

Central to this will be building relationships with, and the skills of, external partners and London Sport colleagues and working with them to help more people to become physically active.

We are interviewing as and when we receive applications so please submit your application as soon as possible.

What you’ll do:

  • Increase the skills and ability of colleagues and partners to access funding and complete funding applications, through sign-posting, webinars, training and other approaches.

  • Engage with London Sport project managers to support the funding process for individual projects and support of London Sport’s strategy ensuring that we are able to access non-traditional funds that allow delivery of our Aspirations.

  • Working with others, build the funding focus of the London Sport Consultancy including briefing and managing consultants/associates, supporting the identifcation and winning new business and the delivery of the same.

  • Develop a good knowledge of grant funding organisations, trusts and foundations and other non traditional funders, and funds available to London Sport and our physical activity and sport focused partners.

  • Provide partners governance advice and guidance, and support improved understanding of, and adherence to, the Code for Sports Governance as part of London Sport’s funding advice.

  • Act as the key contact for stakeholders both internal and external, in relation to funding.

  • Working with colleagues, support our end-to-end grant giving process for existing and new funding streams, to contribute to guidance notes that support high quality grant applications. 

Who you are:

  • Good working knowledge of funding streams as available to organisations in the charity sector.

  • Experience of developing funding applications in an organisation similar to London Sport.

  • Commitment to, and understanding of, charity governance as relevant to funding body requirements. This will include having, or developing, a good working knowledge of the Code for Sports Governance and it’s implications for our partner organisations.

  • A Project Manager capable of owning multiple tasks and seeing them through to their conclusion, meeting deadlines and prioritising work.

  • Excellent communication skills and adept at building effective relationships with stakeholders.

  • An understanding of, and/or hands-on experience in, the financial and governance aspects of giving, and receiving, grant funding.

  • You can demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, equality, diversity and inclusion in relation to London with a lived experience of day to day life in London.

  • You are positive, proactive and enjoy working as part of a team.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Wed 22nd Jun 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Wed 22nd Jun 2022