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Head of Lottery and Statutory Grants - Honeypot Children's Charity

United Kingdom - Remote, with occasional travel to charity sites in the UK (estimated as 2-3 per year)
£48,000 - £52,000 pa
Closing on 19 June 2024

We are working in partnership with The Honeypot Children’s Charity, a UK charity who are looking for an experienced Head of Lottery and Statutory Grants to research, identify and deliver six figure level income through National Lottery and Statutory funders.

With headquarters in London, and three respite houses situated in the South of England, Wales and Scotland, the Honeypot continuously supports young carers aged 5 to 12 years old, who perform a surrogate adult role as a carer for a loved one, often single-handedly, and whose wellbeing is at significant risk, leading to anxiety, isolation, poor confidence, and low self-esteem.

This newly created role the Head of Lottery and Statutory Grants will lead and develop a new income stream for the Charity, researching and developing a sustainable and key pipeline of six figure income through National Lottery and Statutory funders.

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate a proven track record of succeeding six figure level gifts, with direct experience of researching the National Lotteries and statutory landscapes to explore opportunities to develop six figure plus proposals for Statutory funders, or equivalent, 
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills to inspire through compelling storytelling and deliver exceptional bid evaluation and proposal writing abilities to produce thorough and compelling grant proposals and reports that communicate aims and impact.
  • Exceptional donor stewardship skills to a six-figure portfolio of statutory donors, implementing effective donor journeys and an excellent supporter experience ensuring their continued and uplifted support. 
  • Experience of interpreting charitable financial accounts and preparing budgets for potential funders and for grant reports.
  • Have excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and meticulous record keeping with strong planning, project management and time management expertise.

We would like to hear from you if you are innovative and forward thinking, self-motivated and ambitious with a creative and energetic approach. You will be collaborative team player with the ability to work alone.

Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Benefits: 25 days per annum plus bank holiday allowance, increasing with time in role; 6% contributory pension after a qualifying period; access to Simply Health insurance.

Closing date for applications: 19 June 2024, our client is accepting applications on a rolling basis, please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.


Louise Portnall
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