Grant writer position

Laura I. Art Gallery CIC

Posted 1 year ago

Company Description

Introduction to Laura I. Art Gallery CIC
Laura I. Art Gallery CIC is a not-for-profit organisation who is using art as a catalyst to promote cohesion, inclusion, social justice, and diversity.

What do we believe in?

EVERYONE can access and be equality represented in the arts, regardless of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, nationality, age, or disability, and they should reflect the societies we live in.

We do not discriminate; we celebrate talent and creativity from people of all backgrounds.

Job Description:

Laura I. Art Gallery CIC is looking for an experienced, innovative, and outgoing individual with a demonstrable record of consistent grant writing success. The Grant Writer will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities and managing the grant development and proposal process. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, a professional and resourceful attitude, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously.

Position: Grant Writer
Hours: minimum 4 hours per week
Location: Remote
Payment: £100 per application + commission on successful bids. We will agree on your commission before each bid as it can change from project to project depending on the grants, making sure that everyone is happy.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and research prospective Trusts, Foundations and other funding sources relevant to Laura I. Art Gallery’s funding needs.
  • Track and create a calendar of grant opportunities – including deadline dates, required materials, etc.
  • Develop Laura I. Art Gallery’s fundraising strategy to maintain a strong and diverse income pipeline that meets Laura I. Art Gallery‘s funding needs.
  • Develop knowledge of Laura I. Art Gallery’s projects and stakeholders to ensure that funding approaches are fully reflective of our work and in line with funders’ priorities.
  • Write high quality, persuasive bids that meet funders’ interests and requirements and write any additional documents in support of funding bids.
  • Maintain chart of grant applications: including grants applied to, the status of application, grant deadline.
  • Review all bid feedback and ensure knowledge is shared, so that learning informs Laura I. Art Gallery’s future approach.
  • Identify and write up case studies to inform audiences of the difference Laura I. Art Gallery makes in communities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in creative writing or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in obtaining grants from non-profits, charities, and other philanthropic organisations.
  • Experience of building Trust and Foundation pipelines and excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Excellent written skills including an ability to write compelling funding briefs, reports and proposals.
  • Ability to manage rejection and overcome common proposal objections.
  • Well organised, with effective time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required.
  • Excellent IT skills (proficient in Microsoft packages).

Application process:

To apply please send us a Cover Letter about your successful bids to laura@lauraigallery.com or filled the form below

 

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