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We’re hiring a new Grants Administrator! 

Are you passionate about making a difference to your local community? Then apply to join our grants team as our new permanent Grants Administrator. 

Read the full information pack, including the job description here

Grants Administrator

Salary:          £21,677 per annum

Hours:          Full-time, 35 hours per week

Contract:       Permanent

Location:       Lewes. Flexible working requests will be considered, but regular office attendance is expected.

Sussex Community Foundation is a local grant maker, supporting grassroots charities across Sussex.

The Foundation raises funds from local people and gives grants to charities and community groups, especially the smallest voluntary sector organisations. Since 2006 the Foundation has awarded £23 million in grants and built an endowment fund of £24 million.

We are looking for a Grants Administrator to join our Grants team, led by our Head of Grant Programmes.

Your role will be to provide the essential administrative functions that underpin all our grant making services. You will help to arrange and service meetings, act as the first point of contact for our grant applicants, manage our post-award reporting processes and support our grant making operations through our bespoke Salesforce (CRM) platform.

A combination of excellent administration skills, attention to detail, an understanding of small community groups and a commitment to providing an excellent service for donors are all essential qualities for this role. It is a busy and varied role and a chance to make a difference to your community.

Normal working hours are 9 am to 5 pm with flexibility to include some evening and weekend working, for which time off in lieu will be granted. This is a full time role within a friendly and supportive team.

The Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from people who are disabled, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ or who have lived experience of disadvantage of any kind.

To apply, please visit Charity Job  

We look forward to meeting you.

Closing date: Monday 26th July 2021 at 9 am.

Interviews will be held in Lewes (or via Zoom) on  Wednesday 4th August 2021


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