Grants Fundraiser
Ref: GFR/HQ

Location
WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Department
Marketing and Supporter Development
Salary
cú30,000 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 Hours per week Monday to Friday 9 - 5.30
Job advert

The Grants Team makes a major contribution to raising the funds we need for wildlife and community-focused conservation programmes in the UK and internationally, environmental education projects and the work that ensures that our wetland centres and reserves offer all that they can for wildlife and people.

We are looking for an experienced Grants Fundraiser to manage and broaden their own portfolio of grant funder relationships, including leading on major applications, compiling reports and complex claims. This is an exciting career development opportunity to maximise the potential of relationships with a wide range of grant funders, including charitable trust, statutory, landfill community and lottery funders. The post holder will be the lead for the whole of Supporter Development on some projects, working closely with teams across WWT to develop projects aligned with both our strategy and funder interests. 

We are looking for a career Fundraiser who is an innovative, resourceful, self-motivated, well-organised and creative person with strong communication and numerical skills. The successful candidate will have a track record of securing at least high five figure sums and be confident of influencing stakeholders at all levels, supervising staff and managing their own workload proactively.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service)
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- Child care voucher scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

Interview Date: 30th November

 

Job description
Grants_Fundraiser_Vacancy_Oct_2017.pdf
Closing Date
20/11/2017

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