Fundraising Officer

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Groundwork South
31 Aug 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
As our Fundraising Officer you'll play an important part in helping us achieve our aims by securing funding for our annual income targets and by managing an ongoing portfolio of projects in need of funding. ROLE: Fundraising Officer SALARY: GBP25,287 - GBP29,749 (dependent on experience) CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Denham / Iver office (as agreed) REF: FUND01 For over 30 years, Groundwork South has been working with partners to mobilise communities. Together we work in communities facing the toughest challenges, helping them adapt to climate change, helping people out of fuel poverty, improving people's mental and physical health, encouraging communities to benefit from green open space and tackling youth unemployment. Every day we work with our partners to build stronger and more prosperous communities. ROLE DESCRIPTION: You will in particular focus on charitable trusts and foundation grants; you'll research and identify suitable income sources before making approaches to the relevant funders and partners. We're looking for an experienced fundraiser with a successful track record in at least two of the following areas: identifying funding opportunities; securing major grant funding; and winning statutory contract tenders. With highly relevant experience you will be able to get to grips with complex information quickly and easily. You will also need to be a real team player with excellent written and spoken English. The role will involve preparing and writing fundraising proposals, including large bids such as Lottery applications. If you want to bring your keys skills and innovation to play a key role in changing places and changing lives, please apply. In return we offer: 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays Cycle to Work* and Childcare Voucher schemes are available on a salary sacrifice basis A contributory pension scheme Scope to continuing development of your professional skills *Available after 6 months continuous service and successful completion of your probationary period. Closing Date: Midnight, 22nd September 2017 Interview Date: Wednesday 27th September 2017 Start Date: October/November 2017 Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response. TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our site. There you can download the job description and application form. We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request. No agencies please.

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