Grants jobs involve managing the application process for grants offering funding to charities and other non profit organisations.
Responsibilities & Duties for Grants Roles
A typical Grants Assistant or Grants Officer job within a charity involves administering the daily processing of grants in an accurate and timely manner.
Typical responsibilities include:
- data entry and keeping database records up to date
- processing new service users
- supporting the grants team with general duties
- dealing with enquiries from service users regarding grants
Skills Required for Grants Jobs
Skills required for Grants Assistant or Grant Officer jobs include experience of working in a office environment, ideally within a not for profit organisation, good administrative experience, with experience of using databases, and good communication skills.
Although no formal qualifications are required, ideally candidates should be educated to ‘A’ level standard and be committed to a career within the charity sector. Grants Assistants and Officers often progress towards the management of grants teams.