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Funding Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,120 – £31,718
  • Based in Glasgow
  • Closing 19th August 2019

  • Advertised from 25th July 2019
  • 35 hours per week
  • 20 days annual leave in first year and 30 days thereafter Excellent benefits including 5% employer pensions contribution, 12 public holidays and Employee Assistance Programme.


Early Years Scotland is Scotland’s leading national Third Sector specialist organisation that supports our youngest children from birth to 5 years of age. Established for over 50 years, we have a long and ever-growing track record in supporting Scotland’s youngest children to have the very best start in life.

We are delighted to introduce this brand new and unique role of Funding Manager at an exciting time of expansion of the early years sector across Scotland.

Working collaboratively with the EYS staff team you will have responsibility for managing and developing our funding and income generation activities including financial management, reporting directly to funders and supporting other managers with reporting. You will have cross-organisational management responsibilities as an integral member of the management team and you will be a vital ambassador and advocate for Early Years Scotland.

Applicants should be qualified to degree level with proven experience in management and in securing funding from diverse sources including trusts, foundations, statutory and institutional donors. You will ideally have recent experience of a similar role with a funding organisation or not-for-profit organisation. You’ll be highly organised and a team player with the ability to problem solve, use financial and budget information and you will have superb communication skills. You will be excellent at networking and building strong relationships with stakeholders and you’ll be a strong leader, be customer-focused and have a highly professional approach to your work at all times, managing deadlines and prioritising effectively.

A full, current driving licence with own transport insured for business use and membership of PVG Scheme will be required.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday, 19 August 2019

Interviews expected to be held on Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Application forms and full post information can be downloaded at and completed applications emailed to For more information contact 0141 221 4148.

Please do not send CVs as only completed EYS application forms will be considered.

Early Years Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer