Grants Programme Coordinator
The postholder will support the Grant Manager in the delivery of the programme, and be the first point of call for communities across the city. It will support on the ground relationships with real communities, which we believe is vital as we move beyond COVID 19 to ensure successful delivery of the programme.
The projects that emerge from the grants programme will form a key strand of the Birmingham 2022 Cultural Programme, which will primarily manifest as a 6-month arts festival across Birmingham and the West Midlands. The role is responsible for participatory engagement within the grant framework.
- Act as the first point of entry for communities into the Birmingham 2022 Cultural Programme and the Creative City Grants Programme.
- Provide administration support for the Creative City Grants Programme including; grant applications, decision making, governance processes and accompanying skills development programme.
- Support the assessment of grant applications against set criteria.
- Support on financial reporting & budget preparation as required by the Grants Programme Manager.
- Support on contract management, invoicing, purchase orders and associated reporting.
- Ensure that reports, funding and project updates are produced on time and to a high standard, working with the Partnerships & Development Manager.
Skills & Experience Required
- Fluent in spoken and written English.
- At least 5 GCSE's and/ or demonstrable skills in Maths & English.
- Experience of advising or supporting cultural projects with communities, artists and creative professionals.
- Some prior experience in project coordination & administration in a cultural, educational or charity setting.
- Experience and understanding of basic financial management and budgets.
- Relevant experience of arts engagement in cultural or community contexts.
- Experience of monitoring & evaluation.
- Knowledge and experience of grants administration including the assessment of grant applications against criteria.
Salary: £22,500-27,500 per annum
This position is subject to an Enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.
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