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10 Mar 2023

Full-Time Development Assistant (Grants) – Posted by London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Are you passionate about relationship building and storytelling? Would you like to enhance your knowledge of stewardship and bid-writing, and support our Trusts and Foundations team in driving Create’s fundraising strategy? Do you have an interest in the transformative power of the creative arts within community settings?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Create’s Development team in the role of Development Assistant.

The Development Assistant (Grants) will provide administrative, bid-writing, research, reporting and stewardship support to the Trusts and Foundations (T/F) Development (fundraising) team. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skills in a team that is responsible for securing 50% of the charity’s income, managing an extensive portfolio of current funders, approaching a well-researched pipeline of potential funders, and researching prospects.

The successful candidate will work across administrative tasks, research of prospects, pipeline management, assisting with the writing of funding bids, and reporting on previous grants. They will bring exceptional written and verbal communication, research, organisational and IT skills, and meticulous attention to detail to the role.

This is an exciting time to join Create as we enter our 20th anniversary year (07/07/23), continue to grow our work in the North West and aim to double our reach by our 25th birthday in 2028. Create was named Charity Times Charity of the Year in 2020, and collected the Digital Transformation of the Year award in 2021 following our response to the pandemic.

Salary: £22,000-£23,000 per annum depending on experience.

How to Apply

Download the application pack for this role, which includes a full job description and person specification. The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 3 April 2023. 1st round interviews: Thursday 6 April (via Zoom) 2nd round interviews: Wednesday 12 April (at Create’s offices) To apply, please send a completed application form with a short email providing a telephone number where you can be contacted in confidence. Completed application forms can be emailed to (please type the job title in the subject field). Create is committed to a policy of equal opportunities embracing diversity in all areas of activity and welcomes applications from disabled people and people of all ethnicities. No agencies / consultancies.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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