Recruitment and consultancy

Current vacancies from partners or members of London Funders

Smallwood Trust - Secondment Grants Adminstrator

Salary: £21,000 per annum 
Location: Home working or Trust partner’s office 
Closing Date: 9th August
Application Link: Here

As a grant-maker, we provide life changing funds to individuals, women’s voluntary sector organisations and policy initiatives that meet our mission.

We know the situation for many people has been exacerbated by the pandemic and the Board have therefore agreed an increase in our 2021 grant-making budget. To support the distribution of these additional funds, we are offering a six month secondment opportunity for a Grants Administrator. The role will assist and guide individuals through our grant-making process. This programme awards grants of c.£700 to individual women who are experiencing low income or life changing events such as loss of income or housing instability.  

L&Q - Various

Location: London
Application Link: Here

L&Q is a leading residential developer, founded over 50 years ago to develop better places to live through affordable, high quality homes.

L&Q is currently advertising many job roles across the organisation, including an Evaluation and Monitoring Analyst closing on 25/7, and an Activity Project Manager Get Set Go! Closing on 26/7. 

The Fore - Programme Coordinator

Salary: £23,500-£25,000
Location: London
Closing Date: 2nd August
Application Link: Here

The Fore is now recruiting a Programme Coordinator to join our forward- thinking, welcoming team and play a pivotal role in ambitious plans to lead hange in the funding sector. We are looking for someone who will bring initiative and enthusiasm. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with fantastic interpersonal and communication skills. We actively encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds and from all sections of the community.

NHS Charities Together - Grants Manager Learning and Evaluation

Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Location: Warwick/Home-based
Closing Date: 28th July
Application Link: Here

This role will support the Head of Grants and be an integral part of the Grants Team at NHS Charities Together (NHS CT). The Grants Manager – Evaluation & Learning will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring, evaluation and learning system This will lead to assessing programme impacts and successes of activities and performance at all levels.
The role will support all aspects of NHS Charities Togethers evaluation from design to dissemination and will also support our member NHS charities to provide quality monitoring, evaluation and embed learning.

Rocket Science - Research Consultant 

Salary: £24,000 – £31,000
Location: London
Closing Date: 30th July
Application Link: Here

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To undertake research/policy work, including: content and data analysis; analysing and interpreting policy, legislation, statistics and other information; identifying good and bad practice; and forecasting trends and future developments.
  • To help with the development of ideas, products and services on behalf of Rocket Science and/or its clients and in the context, where appropriate, of different public-policy initiatives.
  • To contribute to the production of proposals, reports and briefings in appropriate forms which may include newsletters, articles, letters and mailings.
  • To undertake other duties and tasks appropriate to the post as may be required from time to time.

St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity - Partnerships Officer

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Location: London
Closing Date: 15th August
Application Link: Here

Managing relationships with Local Network Partners
  • Supporting the Partnerships Manager in being the main point of contact for queries on local network activities
  • Ensuring reports are submitted on time, read and responded to
  • Sharing key highlights with the Partnerships Manager and Policy and Comms Officer to support shared learning 
  • Providing capacity support as needed for Partner events
Event management
  • Taking a lead role in organising our Annual Frontline Network Conference with administrative support from the Charity administrator. Developing from concept stage to execution of event and engaging staff and facilitators across the UK.
  • Developing and managing budgets to agreed timescales and spend 
  • Working with the Charity administrator to develop theme concepts for two regional conferences annually, bringing together speakers on key themes emerging through the Frontline Network
  • Working with the Charity administrator to develop themes for two annual online training events based on frontlint feedback and key sector issues affecting staff
  • Ensuring feedback is collected from all funded events


  • Supporting promotion and management of the Frontline Network Training Fund, Shadowing Fund and Events Fund
  • Helping to develop and facilitate training opportunities and to fulfil identified training needs/gaps in provision 
  • Developing local networks: online and in person 
Over the last five years, we have funded Partner organisations across the UK to provide local networks for frontline workers in their areas. We have started to expand this offer to areas we do not have Partners in through online events. You will pay a key role in helping us develop this further. This would involve:
  • Identifying areas and organisations who would like to establish a Local Network
  • Supporting new areas to set up a Local Network and run initial events to engage frontline staff
  • Support new areas in identifying local decision makers and opportunities for frontline workers to engage with them 
  • Feed into the development of an overall strategy for how we support frontline workers to set up local Frontline Network in their area 

Ecorys - Capital Grants Consultant 

Location: London/ Birmingham/ Remote
Closing Date: 30 July
Application Link: Here
We are looking for a consultant to work with us to refine and develop our capital grant fund methodology, materials and processes.  
Over more than twenty-five years, we have built an outstanding reputation in the delivery of grant programmes to fulfil ambitious policy aims in the fields of education and lifelong learning, employment and labour markets, health and healthcare, culture, sports and heritage, equality, diversity and inclusion and poverty, debt and financial inclusion.
We are now looking for a consultant with experience of grant-funding capital projects, including making judgements on planning, design, cost estimates, procurement, project and contract management and risk controls specific to capital projects.  A background in assessing, monitoring or supporting capital grants to community groups would be a particular advantage, as would knowledge of how to make capital grantmaking more equitable.   We would like the consultant to identify capital funding considerations and methods to include in skeleton processes and/or guidance, and highlight good practice. 
We’d like this work to be completed by end of September, with a feedback session potentially in October.  For an informal chat, please contact

National Lottery Community Fund - Executive Officer

Location: London
Salary: £22,728 - £25,000
Closing Date: 2nd August
Application Link: Here

Our London office has a new opportunity for an Executive Officer. You will be responsible for supporting effective grant-making in the London and South East region, helping to ensure that our grant holders have an excellent experience of the Fund.
You’ll be part of a driven and passionate team, led by a Head of Regional Funding. Within the team there are a number of Funding Managers and Funding Officers as well as another Executive Officer. You will report into the Senior Grant Making Manager (London) and be based in the regional office in London.

TSIP - Head of Business Development

Location: London
Salary: £55,000
Closing Date: 8th August
Application Link: Here

As Head of Business Development, you will steer our efforts to win new business, building on an existing strategy.
You will provide expertise, mentor and coach colleagues to build marketing and sales capability and to instil a business development mindset across the organisation. You will support and work with Heads of service (Research, Learning and Evaluation, Community Engagement and Funding) to meet sales targets for their respective areas by identifying prospective clients, showcasing relevant work, making introductions and supporting through proposal to contracting. You will also oversee our marketing and communications.
This is a role for someone who can enthuse others about our company and our work. You will be someone who can engage and build relationships with almost anyone and who is able to spot opportunities and areas for growth. The ideal candidate has great commercial awareness, creative ideas, excels at coaching others, and is able to speak to the services we offer and sectors we serve. Prior experience of working with and existing relationships with local government and/or UK-based charitable trusts and foundations would be an advantage but is not required.

The Fore - Consultant Grants Assessor 

Location: London/Remote 
Application Link: Here

Our CGAs are experienced professionals in a range of fields, who bring their particular expertise and perspective to the work of The Fore. No previous first-hand experience of the charity sector is required. Typically, consultants match the following profile:
• Substantial experience in business, public or non profit sector leadership positions.
• Strong business acumen and strategic thinking skills.
• Exceptional ability to present and communicate key arguments, in both written and verbal form.
• Excellent listening skills, and the ability to work sensitively with others to help them shape and articulate their ideas and requests.
• Timely, organised and decisive. Able to meet deadlines, work independently, and deliver well under pressure.
• Strong interest in social change and in developing strategic thinking in the charity sector.

City Bridge Trust - Funding Manager (x3)

Location: London
Salary: £40,750 - £46,150 per annum inclusive of Inner London Weighting
Closing date: 23rd July
Application link: here
This is an exciting opportunity to join the team of the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust (CBT), as a Funding Manager, to help us take forward and deliver our funding strategy.
CBT is a vibrant, innovative funder supporting charitable activity across London.  Our vision is for London to be a city where everyone can thrive and we aim to reduce inequality and grow stronger, more resilient and thriving communities.  As a Funding Manager, you will make a significant contribution towards the successful delivery of this strategy.
We are working towards becoming a values-led learning organisation.  You will play an important role in helping us to continue to adapt at pace as we aim to address London’s new challenges and heightened inequalities as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. 
You will assess applications to CBT for charitable support to tackle inequality in London: considering the potential to increase impact through the Trust’s evolving ‘Funder Plus’ offer and implementing the Trust’s ‘total assets approach’ to use the full range of funding, knowledge, networks and expertise available through CBT and the City of London Corporation; and make recommendations to Members to guide their funding decisions.
You will manage an interesting and diverse portfolio of charitable funding agreements and ensure that the monitoring and evaluation are carried out; distilling any learning from the portfolio in line with the Trust’s Learning and Impact strategy.

City Bridge Trust - Funding Director

Location: London
Salary: £58,170 - £66,400 per annum inclusive
Closing date: 23rd July
Application link: here
This is an exciting opportunity to join the team of the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust (CBT), as a Funding Director. 
CBT is a vibrant, innovative funder supporting charitable activity across London.  Our mission is to reduce inequality and grow stronger, more resilient and thriving communities.  As a Funding Director, you will be part of the Senior Management Team and make a significant contribution towards the successful delivery of our mission – at all times anchoring your work in our values.
Professional, collegiate, with excellent communications skills you will:
Be expected to ‘hit the ground running’ at this important stage in the delivery of our Bridging Divides Funding Strategy;
Lead & direct a team of Funding Managers, complex programmes of work and represent CBT externally at senior level;
Bring your considerable experience of charitable or public grant-making and knowledge of the community and voluntary sector to help lead and shape our work.

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