Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH11187_1596458662

Plastic Oceans UK (PO) have been experts on plastic pollution for a decade, starting with their award-winning documentary A Plastic Ocean, which has been named by Sir David Attenborough as "one of the most important films of our time" and has ignited mass public awareness.

Now is the time to solve the crisis and change practices as a society. PO's innovative tools and programmes empower multiple audiences to transform their relationship with plastics, committing to long-lasting change.

PO is going through an exciting strategic transition and are working in partnership with Acre to hire a dedicated Fundraiser and Grants Manager who can identify and deploy effective fundraising opportunities and strategies, especially in the environmental and social justice space.

You will:

  • Work closely with PO's Founder and Partnerships Manager, both experts in the environment and charity spaces, to build a fundraising strategy to help meet the demands of PO during this period of accelerated growth and development

  • Secure multi-year grants and funding commitments from diverse sources, ranging from trusts and foundations to corporates, high-net-worth individuals, or community supporters and events

  • Bring strong awareness of external fundraising strategies and trends and offer new fundraising ideas to the team

  • Work collaboratively with PO's marketing and partnerships teams to build new, long-lasting and strategic relationships with key funding stakeholders

You will have:

  • Excellent communication, networking, pitching and relationship building skills

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective funding opportunities with a wide range of donors, supporters, and other relevant funding streams, understanding donor motivation, and developing and sustaining donor commitment

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team demonstrating strong work ethic and integrity, paired with a good understanding of ethical principles and due diligence of funding sources

  • A passion for the natural world and efforts to protect it for the benefit of all communities that depend on it

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an international movement for transformation, which is rooted in environmental sustainability and social justice. Plastic Oceans UK are committed to affecting behaviour change not only at individual, but also at organisational, community and societal level - both globally and locally.If you are a passionate and intuitive fundraiser and networker, looking to make your mark in a dynamic organisational development role with real social purpose and capacity for growth, this is a great opportunity to make that a reality.

Plastic Oceans UK and Acre are committed to increasing diversity and maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace, both for ourselves and for the organisations we support. It is important to us that we offer equal opportunities in the recruitment processes that we run. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability. If you require additional equipment, resources or support in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know via and we will work with you to ensure that your accessibility needs are met.