Environmental Grants Manager
Hours: 28-35 hours a week
Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months
Pay: £60,000 p.a. for full-time (35 hours)
Director of Environmental Programmes
Arcadia is a charitable foundation that works to protect
nature, preserve cultural heritage and promote open access to knowledge. It is managed by a
small London-based team. We are looking for someone to join us as maternity cover, managing a
portfolio of grants covering areas such as on-site conservation, environmental law and
investigative journalism. You will:
- Manage a significant environmental grant portfolio and assess the performance of our
- Develop relationships with other funders and domain experts to stay abreast of the field
and help inform decisions.
- Research environmental funding opportunities and provide advice and recommendations to our
- Share what we learn from our research and grant portfolio through our website, social media
You must have:
- The ability to understand, interpret, and analyse data, and assess organizations’
- Significant experience advising or making recommendations to decisionmakers (eg, a board or
- The ability to write clearly and concisely for different audiences.
- Demonstrable knowledge of and interest in landscape-scale conservation and habitat
restoration, preferably outside the UK.
- Fluency in English and preferably at least one other language.
We offer an excellent
benefits package including 25 days of annual leave, an employer contribution-only pension
scheme, life assurance, private medical and dental cover and an employer-matched Give As You
Earn programme. The role is based in our offices near Charing Cross Station in central London.
We support flexible working: our policy is for full time staff to be in the office a minimum of
three days a week between 10am-3pm or 11am-4pm. Some international travel may be required. As
this is a fixed-term contract, we welcome applicants seeking secondment opportunities.
Eligibility: You must have the right to work in the UK.
date: We would like the successful candidate to take up this role no later than 5 January 2024,
but an earlier start would be preferable.
Application process: Please send us a CV (of no more
than two A4 pages) and a covering statement of no more than 1,000 words that answers the
1) What are the biggest opportunities and challenges for habitat
protection and restoration?
2) How will your experience help Arcadia respond to these
challenges and opportunities?
Please send your application to [email protected] by
5pm on Thursday 12 October 2023. Initial interviews will be by video call on Thursday 26
October and Friday 27 October 2023.
We are committed to equity. We encourage applications
regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race,
religion or belief, and marriage or civil partnership. Please let us know if you need any
additional support to participate in the selection process. If your application is successful,
we will make reasonable adjustments to enable you to fulfil the role.
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