We are looking for a enthusiastic Fundraising Officer to help identify income sources, approach funders and partners, develop and write bids, and contribute towards annual income targets for this environmental regeneration charity .
An environmental regeneration charity that works with communities across the South of England to create better places to live and work in a greener, more sustainable way and to improve their economic prospects.
Identify suitable sources of charitable trust and foundation funding for projects and programmes of activity and monitor the external funding environment, alerting colleagues to appropriate new sources as required.
Write high quality funding applications to funding bodies such as charitable trusts, BIG Lottery, local and regional funding sources as required.
Manage a constant portfolio of projects requiring funding, working closely with colleagues to develop individual project action plans to resolve funding gaps and meet overall team targets.
Research and develop fundraising opportunities for current and developing projects across the South of England, and secure funds from the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Liaise with project managers to ensure all potential fundraising opportunities are matched to suitable projects and that appropriate development work is undertaken in a timely manner.
Make approaches to funding bodies as identified and secure funding for a range of programmes and projects.
Develop areas of projects where required to make fundraising proposals more robust, for example securing partnership support for projects.
Monitor and prepare regular reports as required for Fundraising meetings.
A successful track record of experience in any of the following
Achieving grant funding from trusts, foundations, lottery distributors or similar
Winning statutory contract tenders
Undertaking high quality research to efficiently identify grant and contract funding opportunities for voluntary sector organisations
High level computer literacy, for word processing, emailing, DTP, record keeping, developing budgets and web-based research
Excellent standard of oral and written English with an ability to produce concise and persuasive prose
Flexible, target driven and results orientated
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.