Grants Manager – UJIA

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Grants Manager – UJIA

Contract Type

Permanent

Hours

Full time

Location

London, NW11 (Flexible working)

Sector

Fundraising

Salary

£35,000 to £42,000 (FTE) per annum

Closing date

29th March 2024

About UJIA:

UJIA is dedicated to ensuring that young Jewish people in the UK forge a personal relationship with Israel, so that they have a strong sense of belonging to the Jewish people. This is our mission and vision. Our primary audience is young Jewish people aged 14-24; teenagers and young adults. Research shows us that this is when young people begin to form their own political and moral identities, and where older peer role models (madrichim) are crucially important in shaping those identities. Therefore, UJIA’s strategic focus is on the informal education sector and meaningful experiences in Israel; this is where madrichim and peer leadership play a key role.

Hours of Work:

The role is full time (34.5 hours per week). However, we will consider applications for 4 days a week for the right candidate.

Role:

UJIA has a small portfolio of 20 grantees of youth movements and organisations across the UK. We have well-established relationships with these grantees and have been supporting them for over 30 years. UJIA runs both open and closed grantmaking processes, as well as core unrestricted grants and project-based microgrants.

In addition to grants, UJIA runs a capacity development programme for our grantees where we provide support and training in each of the three outcome areas. This includes direct training seminars, networking opportunities, peer forums, and thought leadership. This capacity development is led by UJIA’s Director of Collaborative Leadership who the Grants Manager will work closely with.

Skills, Knowledge and Personal Attributes:

• Proven ability to cultivate and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders.

• Strong project management skills, including planning, execution, and evaluation.

• Experience in coordinating and leading cross-functional teams.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for clear and effective applications and reporting.

• Willingness to stay informed about industry best practices and changes in grantmaking/fundraising landscapes.

• Proven commitment to the highest standards of ethical conduct in all aspects of grantmaking and fundraising.

• Proven ability to identify and secure funding opportunities, meeting or exceeding annual acquisition targets.

• Proven ability to communicates the organization's mission and impact clearly and persuasively, resulting in increased giving.

• Excellent numeracy skills with the ability to analyse basic budgets and income/expenditure reports.

• High level of computer literacy and understanding of spreadsheets and databases. To be a competent user of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel).

For more information and to be personally recommended for this role, please contact melissa@theworkavenue.org.uk

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