Recruitment and consultancy

Current vacancies from partners or members of London Funders

Rocket Science - Consultant

Location: London
Salary: £28-30,000
Application Deadline: 30th November
Application Link: here

Rocket Science are recruiting an experienced consultant, at least two years’ experience in a related field or discipline to join our team in Farringdon.  You can download information here Consultant Job Description Nov 17. Deadline for applications is 30th November. For an informal chat about the role contact John on 020 7253 6289.

Ariadne - European Coordinator and Brussels Liaison

Location: Brussels
Salary: €40,000 – €50,000
Application Deadline: 24th November
Application Link: here

‘Ariadne – European Human Rights and Social Change Funders Network’ is looking for a European Coordinator and Brussels Liaison to coordinate the French-language and Dutch portions of its network, support network development in other parts of Europe, and to represent Ariadne in Brussels. Ariadne is a European-wide, peer-to-peer network of donors and grant-makers investing in social change and human rights. It currently has more than 575 participants representing over 190 institutions in 24 countries. Ariadne offers its members a mix of hard and soft links, with participants able to connect both online and face-to-face. Ariadne has a sophisticated online portal where participants can create and moderate special interest communities and share ideas and information. This is supplemented by a number of annual events for the entire network and a series of locally based events in different counties and linguistic regions. The language of the central network is English, with sub-networks working in French, Dutch, German, and Italian. In Brussels, Ariadne is hosted by the Network of European Foundations, based in Philanthropy House.

Royal British Legion - Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: London
Salary: £24,449.40 per annum plus £4,452 London Weighting
Application Deadline: 27th November
Application Link: here

The Royal British Legion is looking for an individual with high attention to detail, excellent communications skill and a driven work ethic for the monitoring and evaluation of the Legion's grant funding programmes, including the MOD Aged Veterans Fund portfolios (GBP 6.5M over 4 years) and live External Grant awards (circa GBP 4m per year). This will involve supporting external organisations to ensure monitoring procedures and requirements are followed; assessing project performance against agreed milestones and expenditure profiles; and evaluating and reporting on the wider impact of the Legion's grants programmes.
This will include: supporting successful applicants through the post-grant award process; assisting the External Grants Team in assessment of applications; working with other Legion teams and departments to report and seek information as required; and carrying out site visits of funded organisations across the UK.
The successful candidate will ideally have experience of performing a monitoring and/or evaluation role, working in the charitable funding sector, and compiling and reporting information in an efficient and presentable manner.
This role is fixed-term for 2 years.

Local Trust- Trustees

Location: London
Salary: Voluntary
Application Deadline: 27th November
Application Link: here

Purpose of the role
To serve on the Local Trust board of trustees, working with the other trustees to provide leadership and to oversee the management of Local Trust, and in particular the Big Local programme, in line with its charitable objectives and as required by law.
Expectations and commitment
Local Trust expects trustees to commit at least one day a month to their duties, to include attendance and preparation for Board and Committee meetings, Local Trust-promoted events and, where possible, direct engagement with and visits to Big Local areas.
Trustees will be expected to deliver some or all of the following responsibilities:
  • Work with trustees and the chief executive to determine the overall direction and development of Local Trust through good governance, clear strategic planning and clear performance management, in line with Local Trust’s charitable objectives.
  • Oversee the effective delivery of the Big Local programme and the effective management of its endowment through Local Trust’s role as sole corporate trustee of the Big Local Trust
  • Ensure that Local Trust’s decision-making is guided by a strong commitment to radically redistribute power, influence and decision-making to local communities wherever possible.
  • Champion the development of local people, building the skills, confidence and organisations needed at a community level to take on the new challenges that come with our approach to funding Big Local areas.
  • Ensure Local Trust embraces positive risk-taking, innovation and learning as a critical part of the way it does business. Big Local is a radical experiment in new ways of delivering change at a local level, and Local Trust’s Board seeks to reflect that in its approach to the role.
  • Promote Local Trust and in particular the Big Local programme to potential partners, policy makers, grant givers and opinion formers with the aim of maximising opportunities for shared learning, influencing and wider collaboration.
  • Ensure Local Trust is outward looking and partnership focused, prioritising the building of partnerships and value-adding collaboration in everything it does.
  • Engage with Big Local on the ground, taking time to engage with and learn from the areas we support through our work.
  • Ensure that robust financial and business planning systems, including risk management procedures, are in place to ensure that our work is supported by effective internal financial control and the proper management of funds and assets.
  • Ensure prompt and accurate reporting to the Big Lottery Fund, Companies House and the Charity Commission.
  • Uphold and work within Local Trust’s values and the trustees’ code of conduct.

Camden Giving- Trustee

Location: London
Salary: Voluntary
Application Link: here

Camden Giving is looking for new Trustees to join Camden Giving's board. Trustees help Camden Giving to evaluate its work so far, support current activities and plan for the future. 
Camden Giving is looking for people who share its vision of a fairer Camden and who are brave enough to believe in doing things a bit differently. It would particularly like to hear from Camden residents and individuals with grant-giving or marketing experience. Training will be provided if required.
Click here to meet current Trustees.
Trustees meet formally four times a year. This role is unpaid, Camden Giving will cover travel expenses. If you are interested please email


If you are a London Funders member, and would like to advertise a vacancy, please get in touch with Geraldine