How to apply
Apply online at www.1625ip.co.uk/Careers/Senior-Funding-Officer.aspx
This is an exciting time to join the Funding & Comms team at 1625 Independent People and if you're a fundraising professional with at least two years of successful trusts and grants bid writing, relationship cultivation and project management, we'd love to hear from you!
Based at our Head Office in Old Market and working as one of three in the fantastic Funding & Communication Team, your mission is to successfully grow our annual trusts and grants income and funding opportunities. You’ll actively seek out and cultivate new funding opportunities, cultivate existing funders to a scheduled programme of activities and communication, and support with the identification of new ways for us to raise money.
You'll account manage a number of current corporate relationships and support the F&C Manager in actively pursuing new relationships and opportunities through an identified pipeline, working with the F&C Manager to achieve agreed annual targets and KPIs, using databases and prospecting tools including Etapestry and Grantfinder.
Events and volunteers play a big part in engaging our sponsors, donors and supporters, so we’re looking for someone who has proven experience of working with and managing volunteers, and supporting the organisation of events to maximise income and awareness.
We're looking for candidates with:
If this sounds like you then we'd love you to apply via the link on our website. If you have any queries or would like to have an informal chat about the role, please call Bev Mackenzie, Funding & Communication Manager (contact details on the 1625ip website).