Vacancy: Funding & Project Support Officer

Reds in the Community is a registered charity that uses the power of football and Barnsley Football Club to engage and improve the lives of local people through a range of activities and projects within four key themes – Education, Health, Sports Participation and Social Inclusion.

We are seeking to employ a skilled bid writer with a proven track record of securing new income streams from grant-making organisations, trusts and foundations.

You will be tasked with identifying new funding opportunities, submitting high quality tender and proposal documentation, presenting and answering tender questionnaires and playing a key role in achieving our growth objectives through successful bid applications.

You will work alongside the Chief Executive Officer and senior management team and in consultation with partners and beneficiaries when necessary.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree standard, or be able to demonstrate the equivalent proven employment experience. You will have exceptional writing skills and experience of developing and writing high quality funding applications and reports. You will manage funder relationships and oversee monitoring and evaluation requirements in liaison with project delivery teams.

This is a part-time position (3 days / 22.5 hours per week) with opportunity for an extension to the role subject to growth. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and validation of references. RITC welcomes and encourages disclosure and invites applicants to tell us if there is a possibility that any content will be highlighted following DBS checks.

Reds in the Community is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Please find the Job Description & Person Specification, and the Application Form attached below.

To apply for this position, please send a completed application form and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject title, ‘Funding and Project Support Officer’.

Closing date for applications: 27th October 2017

Only successful candidates will be notified if their application has been successful.

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment Application Form