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Grants and Trusts Executive

  • Organisation:English Heritage
  • Location:London, England
  • Salary:From £38,715 per annum DOE
  • Contract type:Permanent

The Development Department culture is collaborative and service-oriented, and values transparency, flexibility, trustworthiness, tenacity, energy, drive and the ability to act as an ambassador for the office and the wider charity.

You will join a high-performing team of trusts fundraisers, supported by strong prospect research and donor relations functions. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and capable of using initiative to achieve agreed goals. They will be confident working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels and in managing multiple projects and deadlines.

This role will be based in our London office but we are committed to a hybrid and flexible working model which includes the option to work from home as well as the office. In consultation with your line manager, you are able to decide how and where you work most productively under our hybrid working model, be this at home or from the office.

This role requires some travel to sites and regional offices. Occasional overnight stays away from home, and working outside of normal office hours will also be required.

We would be delighted to hear from you, if you would like to talk to us about this role before you apply. Please contact Hannah Hamblin, Senior Grants & Trusts Manager, at [email protected]

Everyone is welcome at English Heritage and we are always looking for people who reflect the diversity of the country today, to help us make it more relevant to the diversity of the people, communities and places we serve. From remote sites to inner city monuments, from regional teams to our Head Office, the diversity of our teams is critical to making sure our heritage is inclusive, exciting and accessible.

We continually look for new ways to promote the past in a way that is inclusive to all and that celebrates the cultural diversity of England’s heritage. By joining English Heritage, you will be part of a charity that is already on an exciting journey to tell everyone’s story.

You can find out more about us and what we do here, here. Meet some of our People and hear about why they enjoy working with us here

You’ll find it’s a workplace like no other – taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.

By joining us, you’ll enjoy the rewards of a great team environment in inspiring locations, helping to make our sites a wonderful place to visit. You’ll also be joining our charity, which through our 400+ historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year.

Benefits include:

  • The opportunity to progress your career within the heritage sector
  • Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Subscriptions to professional bodies
  • Free access to all English Heritage sites for you another adult and up to 6 children (under 18 in the family group
  • 25% discount in our shops and cafes
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Shared Parental leave
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays pro rata rising to 28 days after 3 years, with the option to buy additional leave
  • Matched pension contributions up to a maximum of 10% which can be paid via salary exchange or salary deduction
  • Flexible hours

Interview dates:

First round: Tuesday 22 November at 100 Wood Street, London EC2V 7AN

Second round: Tuesday 29 November at 100 Wood Street, London EC2V 7AN

Application Closing date: 13 November 2022 23:59:59

You will need to refer to the following documents when completing your application.


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