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Senior Fundraising Officer

Reference   SFO19  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location   England (London & Greater)
Town/City   Waterloo based working across South of England
Salary   £33,000
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   24/05/2019
Company Name   Groundwork London
Contact Name   Shirley Francis
Telephone   0207 960 2675
Email   ldyke@groundwork.org.uk
Website   Further Details / Applications
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As our Senior Fundraising Officer (SFO) you’ll play an important role in both leading and helping to shape Groundwork’s income generation and project development across the south of England. This is a new role, presenting a fantastic opportunity to join our supportive, lively and expanding team of passionate fundraisers!

The SFO will be responsible for identifying and securing funds towards a wide range of social and environmental projects, as well as managing an ongoing portfolio of projects in need of funding. This will involve generating income from statutory sources, trusts and foundations; you’ll work closely with colleagues across the organisation to identify significant/suitable statutory and major grant income sources before making approaches to the relevant funders and partners. The SFO will manage the tendering and application process, and support the development of programmes and projects. You will be responsible for the development, writing and submission of tenders and major grant applications, and for positioning Groundwork on relevant Frameworks. With support from the Head of Fundraising, you will identify, devise and implement new systems/processes to improve efficiencies and maximise income in line with the Fundraising strategy and annual income targets.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in writing high value (>£100k) bids and tenders
  • Confidence in writing creative and compelling proposals for targeted funders
  • Excellent relationship building skills and experience of line managing staff
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise multiple tasks
  • An ability to take the initiative in identifying and proactively developing new Fundraising & Development opportunities.
  • An interest/ passion for creating greener, more sustainable communities

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!  

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skills


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