Chatham House is looking for a creative, articulate and experienced proposal writer to support fundraising for new research projects and major discretionary and capital gifts.
This role will support the work of the Research Partnerships Team during a period of maternity leave. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small dynamic team, focused on increasing the quality and impact of our proposals which fund our work.
We can offer flexibility in this role. You can be based at Chatham House or work remotely, providing you can attend regular coordination meetings. We can agree set working days with the understanding that sometimes you will work flexibly to meet tight deadlines.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
You will be responsible for the quality assurance for our internal funding proposals and where possible, driving up quality. You will act as an expert adviser to the organisation, providing guidance and support to improve and strengthen our funding bids. You will do this by:
You will have a broad knowledge of contemporary international affairs with a consistent track record of producing informative and persuasive written proposals for policy-focused research projects.
Desirable Skills and Experience