Fundraising Manager - Bid Writer

Fundraising Manager - Bid Writer

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Marketing strategy
  • Business development / Sales
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy


London, E8 1HE
Remote opportunity


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week or 7-15 hours / week


26 Jul 2024

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We are seeking a Fundraising Manager/Bid Writer to help us secure funds via grants and proposals for our exciting programme of cultural events. If you can help us identify opportunities and submit bids and proposals, please apply today.

What will you be doing?

About us 

Cultural Fashion & Arts CIC is dedicated to creating experiences and resources txperiences and resources that help celebrate, educate, and bring communities together. Through cultural workshops, films, fashion shows, cultural art, and bespoke creative projects we foster a sense of community and cultural appreciation. As the official community-focused event delivery partner for Cultural Style Week, we have been an integral part of encouraging people worldwide to celebrate their cultural heritage through fashion, hair, and beauty. We have delivered Cultural Style Week events in Cape Town, the Netherlands, Leeds, Sheffield and festivals of events in London. 


The role 

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Fundraising Manager / Bid Writer to join our team. This role involves developing and executing a comprehensive fundraising strategy to secure funds through grants, bids, and proposals. Key responsibilities include identifying funding opportunities, crafting compelling grant applications, and advising on compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. In this role, you will collaborate with program staff, develop persuasive presentations, and report on fundraising activities to meet the organisation’s financial needs. 



The ideal candidate will possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, strong research and analytical abilities, and a proven track record of successful fundraising for Community Interest Companies. 


What are we looking for?

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong research and analytical abilities.
  • Proven track record of successful grant writing and fundraising (preferably for CIC's).
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of the nonprofit sector and fundraising best practices.

What difference will you make?

The Fundraising Manager / Bid Writer will play a pivotal role in the sustainability and growth of Cultural Fashion & Arts CIC. By securing essential funds through grants and proposals, this role ensures the continuation and expansion of our cultural workshops, fashion shows, and community projects. Effective fundraising will enable us to reach more communities, enhance our offerings, and strengthen our position as the official community-focused event delivery partner for Cultural Style Week. Ultimately, this role will help us further our mission to celebrate cultural diversity and foster community unity through the arts.

  • Arts
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

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