VACANCY – Philanthropy Officer

2nd May 2017

We are seeking to appoint a confident and committed professional to join our Development team. The Philanthropy Officer will make a significant contribution to the growth in the Foundation’s grant making capacity by securing new grant making funds with major corporate investors, successful individuals and business owners.

The successful candidate will combine excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to promote the need for and value of the Community Foundation’s philanthropic services.

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to improve the lives of people in need in Cumbria by contributing to building the philanthropic grant making capacity of the Community Foundation.

The post is based in our office in Dovenby near Cockermouth. To apply, please read the job description, and team charter before completing the application form, which needs returned with a covering letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the role. Applications should be emailed to

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Andy Beeforth.

The deadline for applications is 9am Thursday 25th May 2017. The date for interviews is 31st May 2017.