The National Lottery Community Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest community funder in the UK-we’re proud to award money raised by National Lottery Players to communities across the UK. Last year we gave out £50 million to over 1100 projects across Scotland. At the heart of everything we do is the belief that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. We focus on supporting charities, community groups and people with great ideas, large or small. We aim to work with people flexibly, improving the ways we engage with communities and building new partnerships with other funders, charities and individuals.

Current vacancies

Funding Officer (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £25,282
  • Glasgow, Scotland - We are currently working remotely, but plan to return to our Glasgow Office in April 2022
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

The Scottish Land Fund supports rural and urban communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and buildings.

Funded by the Scottish Government and delivered in partnership by The National Lottery Community Fund and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, it offered grants of up to £1 million to help communities take ownership of the land and buildings that matter to them, as well as practical support to develop their aspirations into viable projects.

As part of the Scottish Land Fund Team, you will ensure our funding responds to the needs of the community ownership sector and challenge yourself and colleagues to ensure that we fund strong projects that make a long-term difference to local communities. By working closely with people and communities you will understand what community needs are and be able to translate this into your assessment and grant management work.

You will build relationships with people and organisations including applicants, colleagues within the Fund and in partner organisations delivering the Scottish Land Fund.

You will be responsible for understanding how customers funding ideas align with our funding priorities and making good judgements about when to recommend a proposal for funding.

You will combine local knowledge of communities and services, understanding of best practice and the experience of grant-holders to make informed recommendations about who and what we fund through concise report writing. You will actively seek out and analyse available information, using it to inform your judgement and complete your work effectively to set deadlines.

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Communication & Engagement Manager (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £32,524 – £34,000
  • Glasgow, Scotland - We are currently working remotely, but plan to return to our Glasgow Office in April 2022
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

Working as part of our Scotland Communications and Engagement Team you will lead on the delivery of integrated communication campaigns to promote our funding programmes, support organisations to access funding and tell the amazing stories of the organisations we support. You will directly line manage one of the Communications Officers within the team.

You will manage successful, targeted and strategic communications activity, taking an integrated, but digital first, approach. You will help us maintain and develop a strong presence through digital and social media channels and develop interesting and engaging content across all communication channels.

You will provide strategic input into the development and successful delivery of our website and digital channels. You will also support the production of high-quality accessible publications, ensuring consistent brand and tone of voice.

The team is responsible for protecting and enhancing our brand so your work will ensure that all our communications have our core brand narrative and visual identity at their heart.

You will work closely with Funding colleagues and others to ensure our external engagement is based on what our customers really need. You’ll also help shape the support that the Scotland Communications and Engagement Team and the wider Scotland Team provide to customers - both those applying for our funding and those that already have grants.

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Funding Officer- Scotland (FTC)

  • Part time
  • £25,282 pro-rata
  • Glasgow. We are all still working from home until April 2022
  • Closing 30th January 2022

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK – we support people and communities to prosper and thrive.

National Lottery players raise an incredible £36 million a week for good causes. This money funds projects and activities that transform communities, protect our heritage and enrich lives through arts, spots and culture. We are proud to be one of 12 distributors responsible for awarding this funding across the UK.

Thanks to National Lottery players, last year we were able to award over half a billion pounds of life-changing funding to UK communities, supporting thousands of projects making a real difference to people’s lives.

Over eight in ten of our grants were for under £10,000 going to grassroots groups and charities across the UK doing great things to support their communities, during a particularly tough time.

We also distribute non-National Lottery funds, working closely with Government on funding for important issues, such as tackling loneliness, multiple and complex needs, mental health and distributing Dormant Accounts money.

Over the last five years we’ve awarded a total of £3.4 billion, of which £2.7 billion is National Lottery money.

We fund things that matter – whether helping communities respond positively to national, regional or local priorities, or helping the UK achieve its big social ambitions. Our grants range from £500 up to multi-million-pound programmes – supporting people and projects to do extraordinary things and bring great ideas for their community to life.

About the Role

You’ll be part of a team of Funding Officers, led by a Funding Manager, responsible for our grant-making activity in a geographical area. This will include advice, assessment, grant management and learning. You will ensure that our funding responds to the local context,?our commitment to equity and inclusion?and challenge yourself and colleagues to continually improve the way we work.

You will build good working relationships with people and organisations in the area you cover. This will include reaching out to new and different groups, supporting people who are applying and continuing to work with them after a grant has been awarded. You will be rewarded by seeing groups thrive with your support.

You will be responsible for understanding how an organisation’s ideas align with our funding priorities and making good judgements about when to take an application further or when to signpost to alternative opportunities. You will be able to communicate clearly and concisely your recommendations about who and what we fund. Your natural curiosity combined with a genuine interest in people and projects in your area will enable you to try new approaches and develop your understanding of what works.

You will represent the Fund within your local area and create opportunities for people to come together. You will share learning with other colleagues within and outside the Fund so that we can make the greatest difference.

Essential Criteria

We are looking for talented people from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and experiences who share our values and are passionate about making a difference through our funding. Whether through lived or gained experience you will really understand the communities we work with.

  • Communication skills: Strong listening, written and verbal communication with an emphasis on written communication for assessment purposes.
  • Relational skills: Ability to nurture, develop and promote effective relationships and communication with colleagues, community organisations and other external agencies with a strong commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Analytical skills: Ability to assess a high volume of applications, make good judgements, challenge when appropriate and manage risk.
  • Organisational Skills - Ability to manage your varied workload and manage competing priorities

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of the third sector here in Scotland and experience of working with underrepresented communities in the region.
  • Understanding of financial planning and business plans, ability to analyse accounts and numerical data.
  • Demonstrate sound IT skills and the ability to learn detailed processes

For You

We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.

We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Season ticket and cycle to work loans
  • Paid volunteering leave
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Funding Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,282
  • Scotland
  • Closing 9th May 2021

About Us

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest community funder in the UK-we’re proud to award money raised by National Lottery Players to communities across the UK. Last year we gave out £50 million to over 1100 projects across Scotland.

At the heart of everything we do is the belief that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. We focus on supporting charities, community groups and people with great ideas, large or small. We aim to work with people flexibly, improving the ways we engage with communities and building new partnerships with other funders, charities and individuals.

About the role

You’ll be part of a team of Funding Officers, led by a Funding Manager, responsible for our grant-making activity in a geographical area. This will include advice, assessment, grant management and learning. You will ensure that our funding responds to the local context, our commitment to equity and inclusion and challenge yourself and colleagues to continually improve the way we work.

You will build good working relationships with people and organisations in the area you cover. This will include reaching out to new and different groups, supporting people who are applying and continuing to work with them after a grant has been awarded. You will be rewarded by seeing groups thrive with your support.

You will be responsible for understanding how an organisation’s ideas align with our funding priorities and making good judgements about when to take an application further or when to signpost to alternative opportunities. You will be able to communicate clearly and concisely your recommendations about who and what we fund. Your natural curiosity combined with a genuine interest in people and projects in your area will enable you to try new approaches and develop your understanding of what works.

You will represent the Fund within your local area and create opportunities for people to come together. You will share learning with other colleagues within and outside the Fund so that we can make the greatest difference.

Contract Type: Permanent and FTC opportunities

Hours: 37 Hours per week, flexible working considered

Interview Date: w/c 17 May 2021

About You

We are looking for talented people from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and experiences who share our values and are passionate about making a difference through our funding. Whether through lived or gained experience you will really understand the communities we work with.

Essential Criteria

  • Communication skills: Strong listening, written and verbal communication with an emphasis on written communication for assessment purposes.
  • Relational skills: Ability to nurture, develop and promote effective relationships and communication with colleagues, community organisations and other external agencies with a strong commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Analytical skills: Ability to assess a high volume of applications, make good judgements, challenge when appropriate and manage risk.
  • Organisational Skills: Ability to manage your varied workload and manage competing priorities

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of the third sector here in Scotland and experience of working with underrepresented communities in the region.
  • Understanding of financial planning and business plans, ability to analyse accounts and numerical data.
  • Demonstrate sound IT skills and the ability to learn detailed processes

We welcome applications from people living in Dumfries and Galloway or the Borders as we’re keen to have people on the ground in those areas as we reach out further to communities.

It can be advantageous to be able to drive especially in more rural teams.

If you would like to find out more about this role please email morag.donaldson@tnlcommunityfund.org.uk

For You

We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.

We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Season ticket and cycle to work loans
  • Paid volunteering leave

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This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Head of Knowledge and Learning

  • Full time
  • £42,532 – £45,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th June 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK - we’re proud to award money raised by players of The National Lottery to communities across the UK.

At the heart of everything we do is the belief that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. National Lottery funding is open to everyone and we’re privileged to be able to work with the smallest of grassroots groups right up to large UK-wide charities and community groups.

We support a wide range of projects with grants ranging from as little as £500 to multi-million-pound programmes.

Last year alone we gave out over half a billion pounds (£588.2 million) of National Lottery funding to over 14,000 community projects across the UK, enabling even more people and communities to bring their ideas and ambitions to life. Over eight in ten (83%) of our grants were for less than £10k, going to grassroots groups and charities.

We are here to support people and communities through bad times as well as good – and that has never been so important as this year. Thanks to National Lottery players, we’ve been able to respond quickly and positively to communities working hard to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Their efforts have been humbling and inspiring and we’re delighted to have been able to help by distributing over £400 million pounds in National Lottery funding alone across the UK since the first lockdown began in March 2020.

About the role

We are looking for someone to lead the creation and sharing of high quality and influential knowledge and learning about our grant making here in in Scotland. Driving improvements across policy and practice, enabling learning and continuous improvement in our funding offer.

Managing a small team you will ensure that we are deepening our understanding of the reach and impact of National Lottery funding invested across Scotland’s communities as well as connecting to a network of Knowledge and Learning specialists across the UK.

You will have experience of building and leading teams and driving a culture of inclusion through your ability to support, coach, inspire, and empower people.

Your ability to build, manage and maintain excellent relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders will be second to none, encouraging collaboration, will lead to you being seen as a valued informer and influencer.

You will have strong project management skills and previous experience of external contract management to support research and evaluation work, would be beneficial to you in this role.

You will advise colleagues and decision makers on how funding can achieve the greatest impact, leading our analysis of patterns of past grant-making, learning about effective practice and knowledge of the wider policy context.

You will be part of the Scotland Management team helping to drive the strategic direction of our grant making and ensuring that it aligns with our corporate goals and values.

If you would like an informal conversation about this role, please contact Morag Donaldson – morag.donaldson@tnlcommunityfund.org.uk

The location of this role is as stated within the advert however due to the pandemic colleagues are temporarily remote working and this is under regular review in-line with government guidelines.

About You

As an experienced senior leader you will have experience of developing strategies involving stakeholders from different sectors and backgrounds, designed to deliver greater joint impact. You will need to be a good communicator, able to translate a vision into reality.

Specifically, you will need to demonstrate your experience in these areas:

  • A track record in using knowledge and evidence to add value, for example by building an evidence base or informing wider policy and practice, at organisation or community level.
  • Exceptional problem solving and decision-making skills with a good mix of evidence-based decisions balanced with pragmatism, innovation, flexibility and common sense.
  • Fluent communicator both in verbal and written communication with an ability to adjust to the communication needs of a wide variety of audiences.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of social issues, public policy and the third sector here in Scotland.
  • Excellent leadership capabilities and highly developed people skills, using your gravitas to enable others and motivate them to succeed. Introducing consistent and realistic core principles, priorities and deliverables based on an understanding of the organisational as well as external context.
  • Empathy for the needs of colleagues and diverse communities
  • You are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. You believe and act in a way that celebrates and encourages a range of experiences, views and values

For you

We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.

We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Season ticket and cycle to work loans
  • Paid volunteering leave
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This vacancy has now closed

Communications & Engagement Officer, Scotland

  • Part time
  • £25,019 – £26,500 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th June 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK - we’re proud to award money raised by players of The National Lottery to communities across the UK.

At the heart of everything we do is the belief that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. National Lottery funding is open to everyone and we’re privileged to be able to work with the smallest of grassroots groups right up to large UK-wide charities and community groups.

We support a wide range of projects with grants ranging from as little as £500 to multi-million-pound programmes.

Last year alone we gave out over half a billion pounds (£588.2 million) of National Lottery funding to over 14,000 community projects across the UK, enabling even more people and communities to bring their ideas and ambitions to life. Over eight in ten (83%) of our grants were for less than £10k, going to grassroots groups and charities.

We are here to support people and communities through bad times as well as good – and that has never been so important as this year. Thanks to National Lottery players, we’ve been able to respond quickly and positively to communities working hard to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Their efforts have been humbling and inspiring and we’re delighted to have been able to help by distributing over £400 million pounds in National Lottery funding alone across the UK since the first lockdown began in March 2020.

About the Role

Working as part of the Scotland Communications and Engagement team, you’ll be responsible for delivering integrated communications campaigns that promote our Young Start fund and the stories of the organisations and young people that receive support through this.

You will co-ordinate successful, targeted and strategic communications activity, taking an integrated approach maintaining and developing a strong presence through media and digital channels ensuring consistent brand and tone of voice.

You’ll liaise with our funding and other support teams and contribute to the development of Young Start materials including application forms and guidance ensuring they meet the needs of customers, are accessible and consistent with brand and tone of voice. A good understanding of both equalities issues and accessibility are key and you’d be expected to demonstrate these as core values in your day to day work.

Essential Criteria

  • A strong understanding of communication and engagement channels
  • Highly developed skills in writing, editorial and content creation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills that you can adapt for different audiences
  • Experience in media relations
  • Experience in creating and using a variety of content that can be used across our publications and digital and social media channels – such as case studies, blogs, videos and graphics

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of the community and voluntary sector and the wider social policy context in Scotland, particularly with regard to young people

For You

We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.

We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Season ticket and cycle to work loans
  • Paid volunteering leave
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Communications and Engagement Officer (Permanent)

  • Full time
  • £25,019 – £26,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th August 2021

Working as a key member of our Scotland Directorate’s communications team you will report to the Communications Manager (Engagement). You will deliver communications activities across a range of channels, mainly focusing on telling the story of our work and the communities we fund through digital and social media.

Developing content will be a key element of your day-to-day work. You will tailor the content you make to different channels and understand what works best for their distinct audiences. Alongside celebrating the amazing stories of the groups we fund, you will create content that helps and encourages people who may apply in the future. You’ll also provide support and advice to help our funding teams reach out to the communities they work with through digital and social media.

You will lead on maintaining and monitoring The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland digital channels. You will plan content to increase engagement, ensuring messages are targeted, have a consistent tone of voice and speak to or grow our audiences.

Although specialising in digital and social media, you will need a broad set of skills (including planning, writing and storytelling) so that you can play an active part in our multi-disciplinary communications team, and pick up other work when required. You will be a flexible worker: comfortable using your own initiative to lead pieces of work, or working collaboratively with colleagues.

You’ll work closely with the press and media team to develop and deliver media campaigns in Scotland across our digital platforms and social media channels.

You’ll also be passionate about uncovering and understanding the needs of our customers. This will help you develop useful and engaging content to help us support both the people applying for our grants, and the groups that have grants from us already. It will also help you understand the barriers people may face in accessing National Lottery funding – whether because of their background, health, disability or other circumstances. Understanding these issues will help you reach these people with targeted communications, and create content that is accessible and relevant to them.

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Funding Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,282
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th September 2021

About Us –

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK - we’re proud to award money raised by players of The National Lottery to communities across the UK. In addition, we also deliver the Scottish Land Fund programme on behalf of the Scottish Government.

The Scottish Land Fund supports rural and urban communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and buildings.

Funded by the Scottish Government and delivered in partnership by The National Lottery Community Fund and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, it offered grants of up to £1 million to help communities take ownership of the land and buildings that matter to them, as well as practical support to develop their aspirations into viable projects.

About the role

As part of the Scottish Land Fund Team, you will ensure our funding responds to the needs of the community ownership sector and challenge yourself and colleagues to ensure that we fund strong projects that make a long-term difference to local communities. By working closely with people and communities you will understand what community needs are and be able to translate this into your assessment and grant management work.

You will build relationships with people and organisations including applicants, colleagues within the Fund and in partner organisations delivering the Scottish Land Fund.

You will be responsible for understanding how customers funding ideas align with our funding priorities and making good judgements about when to recommend a proposal for funding.

You will combine local knowledge of communities and services, understanding of best practice and the experience of grant-holders to make informed recommendations about who and what we fund through concise report writing. You will actively seek out and analyse available information, using it to inform your judgement and complete your work effectively to set deadlines.

We are currently working remotely, but plan to return to our Glasgow Office in January 2022

Essential Criteria

- Strong written and verbal communication skills and confidence to operate in a range of environments and make recommendations based on evidence.

- Ability to accurately analyse complex information including the appraisal of financial information, business plans and numerical data.

- Experience of working within a team, building and developing stakeholder and customer service relationships.

Desirable Criteria

- Experience of working in or evidence of involvement in the voluntary or community ownership sector.

- Ability to work on your own with minimal supervision with evidence that you are organised to enable you to manage your workload to meet deadlines

- Demonstrable IT skills and the ability to learn detailed processes

For You

We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.

We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:

• Generous annual leave and company pension scheme

• Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals

• Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave

• Season ticket and cycle to work loans

• Paid volunteering leave

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Knowledge & Learning Officer (1x Permanent, 1x FTC)

  • Full time
  • £25,019 – £26,000
  • Glasgow - flexible working
  • Closing 7th November 2021

About us

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK – we support people and communities to prosper and thrive.

National Lottery players raise an incredible £36 million a week for good causes. This money funds projects and activities that transform communities, protect our heritage and enrich lives through arts, spots and culture. We are proud to be one of 12 distributors responsible for awarding this funding across the UK.

Thanks to National Lottery players, last year we were able to award over half a billion pounds of life-changing funding to UK communities, supporting thousands of projects making a real difference to people’s lives.

Over eight in ten of our grants were for under £10,000 going to grassroots groups and charities across the UK doing great things to support their communities, during a particularly tough time.

We also distribute non-National Lottery funds, working closely with Government on funding for important issues, such as tackling loneliness, multiple and complex needs, mental health and distributing Dormant Accounts money.

Over the last five years we’ve awarded a total of £3.4 billion, of which £2.7 billion is National Lottery money.

We fund things that matter – whether helping communities respond positively to national, regional or local priorities, or helping the UK achieve its big social ambitions. Our grants range from £500 up to multi-million-pound programmes – supporting people and projects to do extraordinary things and bring great ideas for their community to life.

About the role

Knowledge and Learning Officer x2

1 x Fixed Term Contract until October 2022

1 x Permanent

Please state in your supporting statement which role you are applying for, this can be both.

As part of our Knowledge and Learning Team here in Scotland, you will work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders to share learning from our work and from others, and to shape funding decisions and priorities.

You’ll have sound facilitation skills, both in person and online, and be someone who can help us bring together and learn from our grantholders, other funders and the wider sector as well as from each other - in the Scotland Directorate and across the UK. You will also be confident and assertive, and able to persuade others to collaborate, share, and make use of evidence. You will be able to see the ‘bigger picture’ of our grantmaking work, and identify leaning and links across, and between, geographic and thematic areas.

You will be a clear communicator and have the critical thinking and research skills to help us produce effective, user-friendly and accurate information for a variety of audiences. You will also be adept at managing a busy and varied workload. You will be responding to often short notice requests for information and support from our place based teams or our Management Team, while balancing longer term research/report writing and presentation, along with ongoing management and facilitation of relationships, networks and groups.

You will be curious to explore more about changes to service delivery post covid and the different approaches being adopted across the sector as well as exploring new ways of engaging with stakeholders.

You will be collaborative in nature and enjoy working proactively and in partnership with colleagues across the fund, as well as externally, managing sometimes challenging relationships successfully, and for mutual benefit. You will be part of a small Knowledge and Learning team in Scotland of 6 people and you will work closely to support your team, and others, being happy to muck in when things are busy, and will be supported in turn, sharing workloads, learning and pressure points regularly. An open, supportive and flexible team working approach will therefore be necessary.

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Funding Officer x3

  • Full time
  • £25,282
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st November 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK – we support people and communities to prosper and thrive.

National Lottery players raise an incredible £36 million a week for good causes. This money funds projects and activities that transform communities, protect our heritage and enrich lives through arts, spots and culture. We are proud to be one of 12 distributors responsible for awarding this funding across the UK.

Thanks to National Lottery players, last year we were able to award over half a billion pounds of life-changing funding to UK communities, supporting thousands of projects making a real difference to people’s lives.

Over eight in ten of our grants were for under £10,000 going to grassroots groups and charities across the UK doing great things to support their communities, during a particularly tough time.

We also distribute non-National Lottery funds, working closely with Government on funding for important issues, such as tackling loneliness, multiple and complex needs, mental health and distributing Dormant Accounts money.

Over the last five years we’ve awarded a total of £3.4 billion, of which £2.7 billion is National Lottery money.

We fund things that matter – whether helping communities respond positively to national, regional or local priorities, or helping the UK achieve its big social ambitions. Our grants range from £500 up to multi-million-pound programmes – supporting people and projects to do extraordinary things and bring great ideas for their community to life.

Please state in your supporting statement which role you are applying for, this can be all.

You’ll be part of a team of Funding Officers, led by a Funding Manager, responsible for our grant-making activity in a geographical area. This will include advice, assessment, grant management and learning. You will ensure that our funding responds to the local context, our commitment to equity and inclusion and challenge yourself and colleagues to continually improve the way we work.

You will build good working relationships with people and organisations in the area you cover. This will include reaching out to new and different groups, supporting people who are applying and continuing to work with them after a grant has been awarded. You will be rewarded by seeing groups thrive with your support.

You will be responsible for understanding how an organisation’s ideas align with our funding priorities and making good judgements about when to take an application further or when to signpost to alternative opportunities. You will be able to communicate clearly and concisely your recommendations about who and what we fund. Your natural curiosity combined with a genuine interest in people and projects in your area will enable you to try new approaches and develop your understanding of what works.

You will represent the Fund within your local area and create opportunities for people to come together. You will share learning with other colleagues within and outside the Fund so that we can make the greatest difference.

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