VACANCY – Grants and Donor Services Officer

26th February 2018

Grants and Donor Services Officer – Cumbria Community Foundation

22.5 hours per week (hours are negotiable)

Salary £22-£27K FTE depending on experience

Due to our continued growth, we are seeking to appoint a confident and committed professional to join our Grants team.  The Grants and Donor Services Officer will work with existing team members to ensure funds and programmes are delivered to the highest standard as well as supporting the development of new funds.

The successful candidate will be bright, articulate, enthusiastic, flexible in thought and have excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to lead on a variety of funds and programmes.

If you’re looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference, want to work with an established organisation with a varied and interesting work load, then download an application form and the job description and person specification or contact and return your form (a supplementary CV can be supplied in lieu of completing the application form as long as all relevant information is supplied) together with a covering letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the role.

Challenges are multiplying for communities in Cumbria that have already faced inequality and deprivation for years. There is a growing need to advocate for more – and more targeted – support for grassroots, community-led investment. This is an exciting opportunity to improve the lives of people in need in Cumbria by contributing to the philanthropic grant making capacity of the Community Foundation. If you have the drive to help us make an impact, we want to hear from you. 

The post is based in our office in Dovenby Hall near Cockermouth.

Completed application forms or CVs should be emailed with a covering letter to (subject line marked Private & Confidential).

The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 5th April 2018.

Shortlisting will not take place until the week commencing 16th April 2018.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 1st May.