Deadline 12 Nov
Starting salary £21k – £25k
Permanent Full Time, 37 hours pw
Location Yorkshire and the Humber: Humber
Part time and job share will be considered.
About the role
Funding Officers are responsible for grant-making activity in a geographical area, including pre-application support, assessment, grant management and gathering and sharing learning. You will ensure that Big Lottery funding responds to the local context.
You will build long term relationships with people and organisations in the area you cover, this will include reaching out to new and different groups, supporting people who are applying and continuing to work with them after a grant has been awarded.
You will be responsible for understanding how an organisation’s ideas align with Big Lottery’s funding priorities, and making good judgements about when to take an application further or when to signpost to other opportunities.
You will combine local knowledge, understanding of best practice and the experience of grant holders to make informed recommendations about who and what is funded
You will represent the Fund within your local area including at funding fairs and external meetings, and create opportunities for people to come together. You will share learning from your conversations, events, grant holder reports and evaluations with other colleagues so that the Fund can maximise r impact.
If you would like to speak to someone about the role please contact Abdou Sidibe, Head of Funding at firstname.lastname@example.org