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Grants Manager

Grants Manager

Job Title: Grants Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney - CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Industry: Charities
Reference: 3235434
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Job Description

                                     Grants Manager
  • Full time, permanent role
  • Based in the Sydney CBD
The Balnaves Foundation is a family foundation that supports charitable organisations aimed at creating a better Australia through education, medicine and the arts with a focus on young people, the disadvantaged and Indigenous communities.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the betterment and enhancement of Australian communities.

The Role
The Grants Manager is responsible for managing the Foundation’s portfolio of grants, assessing their impact and ensuring that they are achieving their objectives in the short and long term. Your emphasis will be on building strong working relationships with the charitable organisations supported and applying creative and entrepreneurial thinking, to find ways to enhance the impact of the projects funded and assess how the Foundation could add further value.
In consultation with the CEO and the Trustees of the Foundation you will be responsible for assessing applications for new grants and pro-actively seeking out new opportunities in line with the Foundation’s cause areas.
You will also be managing the record keeping, administrative functions and quarterly reporting to ensure that the grant making operations run smoothly and professionally for all stakeholders.   
As the representative of the Foundation, you will conduct site visits and attend functions where appropriate
 Key attributes needed for the role
  • Commercial experience will be highly valued
  • A personal interest in the Arts and a desire to make a difference
  • An understanding of the not-for-profit landscape and a passion to make a positive contribution to society. However, direct work experience in philanthropy, grant making or not-for-profit organisations is not essential.
  • The flexibility and desire to attend events which at times occur in the evening or the weekends
  • The ability to be entrepreneurial, creative, show initiative and have the confidence to express opinions and new ideas.
  • A team player with a constructive & collaborative approach
  • Strong relationship management and networking skills
  • Strong administration and organisation skills
How to Apply

If this sounds like something that you would be interested in, please apply directly to the advertisement with your full resume. If you have any further questions, please contact Rhonda Newman at Beaumont People.
There is no closing date for this role, all applications will be reviewed as they are received, and successful applicants will be contacted.