job opportunity - Arcadia Fund, London

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Arcadia Fund (www.arcadiafund.org.uk). 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 recruitment@arcadiafund.org.uk 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.