Assistant Grants Manager

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Created: February 23, 2016


Arcadia Fund ( is currently recruiting for an Assistant Grants Manager with experience in open access and digital humanities.

Key responsibilities:

  • To research and assist in developing new funding proposals in endangered culture and open access
  • To evaluate existing funding
  • To assist with ongoing grant management

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of digital humanities, including the problems of digital preservation.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of issues of open access to academic publications, primary materials and data.
  • Demonstrable interest in issues of cultural heritage preservation.
  • PhD in digital humanities, modern history or social sciences.
  • Strong research and analytical skills, including analytical report writing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Numerate, able to handle, analyse and interpret quantitative information.
  • Strong networking skills, able to build and maintain contacts in the philanthropic and academic sectors.

Personal Attributes:

  • Confidentiality, discretion and high professional standards.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Critical intelligence, combined with drive and attention to detail.
  • Flexible team player, able to work at times with minimal supervision.
  • Interest in philanthropy/grant-making.

This is a full-time, permanent role, 40 hours per week, based in Central London.

Salary £27,000 to £37,000 per annum depending on experience, plus benefits.

To apply for this post, please send a CV, cover letter including your current salary, and the names and contact details of three referees to by 24 March 2016. We will not contact referees prior to interview. Interviews will be held in London in the week starting 11 April 2016.


Published: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 19:02 UTC

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