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Fundraising and Grants Application Manager

Job Title: Fundraising and Grants Application Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: Volunteer position
Reference: Fundraising and Grants Application Manager
Contact Name: Lydie Gahoua
Contact Email: lydiegahoua@examstar.org
Job Published: August 18, 2020 18:07

Job Description

Help us manage our grant-making and fundraising processes in order to achieving our mission of contributing towards helping vulnerable pupils fulfil their academic potential.

About Exam Star®

Exam Star® is a social enterprise working for the educational fulfilment of vulnerable pupils at risk of falling behind academically. We offer free one-to-one online homework help to primary and secondary school pupils in English, Maths and Sciences. Additionally, we provide heavily subsidised online tutoring services in all core subjects as well as French and 11+ exam preparation. The aim is to help vulnerable pupils who have little or no academic support at home and find it difficult to work by themselves. Our objectives are to offer personalised academic intervention, which is affordable and universally accessible, to increase pupils’ confidence, develop their awareness of independent study methods and techniques and ultimately raise their educational aspirations as well as helping them feel more empowered to fulfil their academic potential

We are urgently looking for a volunteer Fundraising and Grants Application Manager, to help us with grant making and fundraising and ultimately achieving our mission of contributing towards helping vulnerable pupils fulfil their academic potential.

Skills

We would love a Fundraising and Grants Application Manager to possess the following skills:

·       Research, prospect and cultivate a brand-new pipeline of donors to support our grant-making and fundraising goals.

·       Develop proposals, reports and presentations for major donors, trusts and grant-making foundations.

·       Present oral or written proposals to potential grant-making donors.

·        Monitor and evaluate our impact.

Making a difference

With your help we will be able to continue to help vulnerable pupils who have little or no academic support at home and find it difficult to work by themselves. During the COVID 19 crisis it is even more crucial to offer personalised academic intervention which is affordable and universally accessible to support disadvantaged pupils with their home learning. Your help will be invaluable in supporting our endeavours to raise pupils’ educational aspirations as well as helping them feel more empowered to fulfil their academic potential.

You would become part of our small, friendly team and you have the opportunity to use your time to make a real difference in difficult times. You will also benefit as described below:

·       gain valuable work experience and enhance your cv

·       enhance your communication, organisational and planning skills

·       grow in confidence

·       make a significant, lasting impact on a pupil’s future

About the location

The volunteer can work entirely from home and we can consider remote candidates from across the UK.

When will the volunteer be working?

Mostly during office hours