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Trusts and Grants Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £26,000
  • 6 Hill Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3JZ
  • Closing 19th July 2019

  • Advertised from 28th June 2019


Applicants will have experience in completing grant funding applications, be highly organised and have excellent research and presentation skills. The role requires the person to be creative, enthusiastic and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. An understanding of CRM management and social media would be an advantage.

Personal skills and attributes:

  • Proven success record in achieving and exceeding targets
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload
  • Energetic in spirit, highly organised and have the ability to engage with stakeholders on every level
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Experience of analysis/analytics e.g Excellent skills across main MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PPT) and Google Analytics
  • Experience of creating and producing budgets
  • Ability to research potential funders and write compelling cases for financially supporting the Foundation
  • Experience using a fundraising database (ideally eTapestry) to record information and generate reports

Main purpose:

To maximise potential income for the PBC Foundation

Undertake detailed research into funding organisations and match funding priorities to the Foundations projects and activities. To complete and submit applications to grant funding bodies

Produce timely reports to funders, including outcomes and evaluation, also solicit repeat funding.

Regular reporting on income, website and social media trends and provide quarterly reports for trustees of the Foundation.

Liaise with staff, volunteers and service users to identify new fundraising activities.

Advise, encourage and support service users of the Foundation with fundraising activities.

Assist in social media activities and ongoing development of our digital platforms

Attend fundraising courses, activities and networking events as agreed with the CEO.

Application notes

To apply please send CV and covering letter to Alan Sutherland

The closing date for applications is 19th July 2019.