Belfast, Belfast

£30000 - £33000 per annum

Permanent

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About the organisation

The British Red Cross is one of the most recognised brands across the globe. We help millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepa... Read more

Job Description

Senior Trusts and Statutory Funding Officer

Location: Belfast

Hours per week: 35

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: GBP 30,000 - 33,000 per annum



We are recruiting a senior candidate to take a strategic lead on securing funding from trusts, statutory and lottery bodies in support of BRC's work in Northern Ireland.


As country funding lead, you will drive the portfolio, working closely with our operational colleagues in service development and delivery and the BRC policy, research & advocacy team to maximise opportunities with government bodies and other funders.


This is a key area for growth and the post holder will be responsible for deepening existing relationships, and developing new partnerships.



Meet the team


The Fundraising and Supporter Engagement directorate has a critical role to play in enabling us to help people in crisis by raising much needed income.


We're now entering an exciting time as we develop a new fundraising strategy that will provide a transformative and fresh approach to how we raise funds and engage with our supporter base.


Our team are dotted all over the country but are united by one common goal - to support people in crisis




What we are looking for

Educated to a degree level or equivalent by experience and with an understanding and appreciation of the funding and political landscape in Northern Ireland, you should have:

* Demonstrable experience and a track record of securing institutional and statutory funding from Northern Ireland; i.e. MEDF, National Lottery, PEACE

* Experience in project design, project proposal development and writing

* Good analytical and problem-solving skills

* The ability to assess, comprehend and manage complex written and financial information quickly and accurately

* The ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships, with donors and operate at a senior management level



Closing date for applications 23:59 on the 18th of August 2019 with interviews to follow.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

* Option to purchase up to 5 additional days

* Up to 6% contributory pension

* Flexible working policy



A little bit more about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.


Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.


At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.


Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.


If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.




The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).



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