Funding Officer (Community Projects Fundraising)
Manchester, Stretford, Trafford House
Salary: £28,845 to £30,681 per annum
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week Monday- Friday
Closing Date: Monday 9th August 2021 at 9am
Interviews: Friday 20th August 2020 via MS Teams
Are you an experienced professional with proven bid writing experience with successful application outcomes? If so read on…
You’ll be joining the Social Investment Team at an exciting time as our client launch their new Positives Futures community offer. You’ll work within a planned programme to create high-quality written applications to source external funding to deliver initiatives within our clients communities. You’ll identify new projects, services and external funding opportunities which align with strategic priorities and develop strong and successful relationships with partners at a local and national level.
Your effective communication skills and ability to understand with empathy the diverse needs of their customers will be key to engage colleagues and partners to resource targeted activity and access relevant funding.
An expert in the field of accessing opportunities to develop mutually beneficial partnerships, you’ll be able to produce progress reports and evidence as required by funders and the group.
Suitably experienced, flexible and adaptable with strong interpersonal skills, you’ll be highly motivated, innovative and driven to ensure suitable funding is gained for our clients community projects. You’ll also be team focused with the ability to communicate with colleagues, customers, partners and external agencies in line with their high performance culture and their Way’.
At the time of advertising, due to the current pandemic, our client's front line teams are working from their own homes and their interactions with customers are through virtual means. They will continue to operate in this way until they are satisfied that the health, safety and wellbeing of their staff and customers can be guaranteed when visiting customers properties and returning to office bases. Our client operates core hours for their customers, however, their agile style of working means that you can work your hours around family and homelife commitments. They know that a committed and dedicated member of the team doesn’t clock watch. Their focus is on getting the job done!
Their client offers an excellent benefits package including enhanced sick pay, a company pension scheme, life assurance, employee assistance programme and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.