Grant Writing Manager (Remote)

Permanent employee, Full or part-time · United Kingdom Remote, Poland Remote, USA Remote, Netherlands Remote, Czechia Remote

Role Summary

ProVeg International is a global organisation made up of 12 national non-profit teams, each of which responsible for local fundraising, supported by an international fundraising team focused on major opportunities, international, and core funding.

The role of the Grant Writing Manager is to provide excellent and compelling fundraising content of all kinds, whether internal cases for support, proposals, applications or reports in order to support the goal of at least doubling our global income from around 15 to 30 million dollars in the next three years.

You will be an expert in grant writing, and have a keen eye for detail and basic financial acumen related to project funding bids. You will manage a pipeline of global trusts and foundation applications, while providing support to proposals of other kinds driven by the wider fundraising team. Ideally you would be experienced in drafting compelling narratives for complex charitable causes, ideally in climate, environment or food systems transformation.

Job Details

Reports to: Philanthropy Director
Department: INT Operations

Direct reports: None

Location: Working from home (ideally UK, NL, PL, CZ or US)

Hours: 28-36 h per week

Salary: Depending on experience and location, e.g. in the UK between £35,000-£38,000 (based on 1FTE)


International income generation

  • Together with the International Fundraising Manager and Philanthropy Director, contribute to and implement a 3-year international grants strategy, and develop annual and quarterly objectives and key results (OKRs).

  • Research and prepare proposals for potential major donors, trusts and foundations, and where relevant, corporate opportunities, and coordinate international and joint bids.

  • Develop a pipeline of existing and potential trusts and foundations.

  • Identify and develop processes and systems to support the growth of grants income.

  • Identify suitable projects within the organisation’s plan in order to build cases for support and satisfy donor wish lists.

  • Develop pitch packages and stories for different audiences, in particular donors motivated by reasons other than animal protection.

Country-specific and infrastructure support 

  • Contribute to the international fundraising calls, support ProVeg country directors and national fundraising teams with grant applications.

  • Identify and develop processes and systems to support the growth of trust and foundation income. 

  • Help build the global grant-related infrastructure, including but not limited to:

    • Guidelines/policies

    • Compliance

    • Strengthening CRM use and internal coordination

    • SOPs

    • Project impact evaluation with the Monitoring Evaluation & Learning team

    • Finance tracking with the Finance Manager

  • Any other administrative or comparable support that may be required



  • 5+ years of experience of grant writing at a not-for-profit, preferably an international NGO.

  • A track record of identifying and securing significant, and/or multi-year, five-figure+ funds from trusts, foundations and/or corporates, ideally also having obtained unrestricted (‘core’/operational) funding.

  • Expertise in the development of grant application strategies and proposals (including strategic prioritisation of projects and opportunities).

  • Experience with different grant-making bodies and requirements.

  • Ability to turn numbers, outcomes and goals into a compelling story.

  • Evidence of successful proposal writing, from start to finish, as well as experience with writing concise reports.

  • Excellent project-management and organisational skills, including documentation of work, with the ability to lead and work collaboratively.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including confident demeanour and experience in engaging with a diverse range of people. 

  • Passion for and commitment to ProVeg's mission.


  • Knowledge and understanding of the global plant-based food sector.

  • Knowledge and understanding of effective altruism.

  • Formal membership of a professional fundraising body.

  • Adherence to a plant-based diet. 

Benefits of working with us
  • A strong organisational focus on personal development, with a designated training budget.

  • Provision of a work laptop.

  • Flexible, trust-based working arrangements and home-office arrangements.

  • Career-development support.

  • Mindfulness programme - free Headspace account.

  • We are a workplace that encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to work. We are an inclusive workplace for our diverse employees around the world.

  • And, last but not least, become part of a great team and work with us towards a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet!


Application deadline: Open until filled

Start date: As soon as possible

Further information

Our Application Procedure

Your application should include a cover letter addressing your motivation and how you meet the person specification criteria and a CV. Please submit your application in English using our online form, and tell us how you found this job ad. ( Thank you! 

The recruitment process includes: 
1.    Online test + Online interview with People and Culture
2.    Online trial task
3.    Senior Management interview
4.    Final decision

About us

ProVeg International is a food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing 50% of animal products globally with plant-based and cultivated foods by 2040.

ProVeg engages with all relevant stakeholders to create a food system where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet.

ProVeg has received the United Nations’ Momentum for Change Award and works closely with key UN food and environment agencies. 

ProVeg creates global impact, with offices in 12 countries across four continents and more than 200 employees. 

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