Recruitment and consultancy

Current vacancies from partners or members of London Funders

Youth Music- Trustee

Location: London
Salary: n/a
Closing Date: 19th April 2017
Application Link: here

Youth Music is looking for two new trustees from backgrounds currently underrepresented on the board and with expertise in grant giving & evaluation and fundraising. You would be joining Youth Music at an exciting time its development. The organisation is focused on itsgoal of achieving a musically inclusive England.
If you’re passionate about young people’s potential and think you can offer skills and experience to help us make a difference in their lives, then Youth Music would love to hear from you.
The role of trustee is voluntary.

  • Brief overview of the role:
  • Ensure the mission and purpose of the charity is maintained.
  • Determine the overall direction and development of the charity through strategic planning and good governance.
  • Act as an enthusiastic ambassador for the charity.
  • Ensure that the charity and its representatives operate within all legal and regulatory requirements and in line with Youth Music’s governing document.
  • Be pro-active in developing the charity’s network of support in the private, public and third sectors through representation and linkages with key influencers and decision makers.
  • Support the charity’s fundraising strategy by assisting in the cultivation and stewardship of potential and existing donors.

For an information pack and guidance on how to apply, please email

Download the role description here

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea- Third Sector Investment Officer

Location: London
Salary: £28,300-38,300
Closing Date: 27th March 2017
Application Link: here

Do you understand the issues facing the third sector today?
Are you a strong communicator with experience of grant making to third sector organisations?
Are you passionate about working with third sector organisations and able to offer innovative approaches to partnership working and maximising resources?
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is committed to supporting a thriving third sector in the borough. At the heart of this, is the Corporate Services Grant programme and a package of support and engagement initiatives aimed directly at third sector organisations.
The Council sees the work of the third sector as a vital contribution to maintaining Kensington and Chelsea as a safe, supportive and attractive place in which to live, visit and learn. It is looking for someone with experience of grant administration and monitoring.
The successful candidate will be at the centre of the delivery of support to the third sector including coordinating partnership efforts, liaising and building relationships with key individuals, leading on specific pieces of work involving Council departments and third sector organisations and providing advice to a range of senior stakeholders.
This role is based within the Policy and Partnerships Unit within the Corporate Services Department.
For further information about the role please contact the team on 020 7598 4633 or email

Imperial College Healthcare Charity- Head of Grants

Location: London
Salary: £37,500- £40,000 
Closing Date: 30th March 2017
Application Link: here

Imperial College Healthcare Charity, which supports and works with the five hospitals of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (St Mary’s, Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s and the Western Eye) seeks a Head of Grants. This challenging role manages a grants portfolio in excess of £2million per annum, covering capital projects, research fellowships, hardship funds and small grants for patient and staff amenity. The postholder will be responsible for the promotion, assessment, management and evaluation of the grants programme, reporting to the Chief Executive and responsible for one member of staff, and will be a member of the Charity’s senior management team.
Applicants should have at least three years’ experience managing a similar scale of grants activity, ideally with some knowledge of healthcare/the NHS, and be used to dealing with and supporting a diverse range of grantees. Applicants will be used to managing and reporting to grants committees, will have excellent IT skills including online grants systems and impeccable report-writing capabilities.
Applications should be in the form of a curriculum vitae and a covering letter (two pages A4 maximum) outlining your suitability for the role, sent to Sandy Scott, Administration Manager,, by 5pm on Thursday 30 March at the latest, though early applications are welcome.
Download the full role description for the Head of Grants here.

Barrow Cadbury Trust- Operations and Communications Officer

Location: London
Salary: £26,883
Closing Date: 3rd April
Application Link: here

Barrow Cadbury Trust has a vacancy for an Operations and Communications Officer.  Below are details of the job including a job description, person spec and application form, as well as details of ‘Complying with Preventing Illegal Working Legislation’:
Job description and person specification including information about Complying with Preventing Illegal Working Legislation
Based at Kean House, 6 Kean Street, London WC2B 4AS, the successful candidate will play a vital role in ensuring the office runs smoothly and will manage facilities day to day: liaising with suppliers, troubleshooting problems and managing space.  The post holder will also play an important role externally by supporting the Communications Manager with the Trust’s web presence, social media and events management.

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