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Senior Fundraising Officer

Reference 1213/ SFO  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Town/City London
Salary Additional Information Employee Assistance programme, Health Shield cash plan, Cycle to work, 25 days leave plus bank holidays
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 12/07/2024
Company Name Groundwork London
Contact Name Gabrielle Bailey
Email gabrielle.bailey@groundwork.org.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Are you passionate about raising funds to help create greener, more sustainable communities and help people to achieve their potential? If you’re an experienced fundraiser with line management experience, we’d like to hear from you.

As our Senior Fundraising Officer (SFO) you’ll play a pivotal role Groundwork’s income generation, funding streams, project development and funder management activities across London and the South of England. This is a fantastic opportunity to bring your skills to a fast-paced, varied role, leading a highly motivated, lively and expanding fundraising team! The main income generation specialisms and targets of this role are charitable trust/foundation grants, statutory grants and formal contract tenders.

As a Senior Fundraising Officer, you’ll play an important part in helping us achieve our aims by securing funding, working towards our three main aims;

  • Improving prospects
  • Greener living and working
  • Creating better places

You will be responsible for identifying and securing funds towards a wide range of social and environmental projects, as well as managing an ongoing portfolio of projects in need of funding, generating income from statutory sources, trusts and foundations. You will be responsible for the development, writing and submission of tenders and major grant applications, and for positioning Groundwork on relevant Frameworks.

With close support from the Fundraising Manager, you will line manage and support the professional development of a small team of fundraising officers, whilst identifying, devising and implementing new systems/processes to improve efficiencies and maximise income in line with the Trust’s Fundraising strategy and annual income targets.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in writing high value, >£100k bids and tenders
  • Line management experience of either junior staff and/or volunteers
  • Confidence in writing creative and compelling proposals for targeted funders
  • Excellent relationship building skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise multiple tasks
  • An ability to take the initiative in identifying and proactively developing new Fundraising & Development opportunities
  • An interest/ passion for creating greener, more sustainable communities

We want to hear from you if you would like to bring your key skills and ideas to play a key role in making communities more sustainable, healthy and safe.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification and download the Application Form and Groundwork London Prospectus please visit our careers page. 

Please send your completed form to londonjobs@groundwork.org.uk quoting reference: 1213/ SFO

 Closing date for applications: 12th July 2024

Interview date:  19th July 2024

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Gabrielle Bailey: by email gabrielle.bailey@groundwork.org.uk

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community. We are particularly seeking applicants from under-represented backgrounds including but not exclusive to, males, transgender people and those from an Asian background.

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