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Income Generation Lead

  • Full time
  • £32,904 – £36,442
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th January 2023

  • Advertised from 6th January 2023
  • 35 hours per week.


We are recruiting for a skilled bid-writer to join our Development team. Supporting our Head of Development, this role is responsible for leading the development and submission of grant funding and tender opportunities on behalf of Right There.

The post holder will also map and track income opportunities helping to ensure that our organisation evolves in line with our vision.

Right There is a charity working to prevent people becoming homeless and separated from their loved ones.

We’re here for children and adults who are living with the effects of poverty, addiction or broken relationships. Walking alongside people at home and in the community, we provide tailored support and form trusting relationships to help people feel happier, safer and more confident to live their lives.

Rooted in communities across Scotland for almost 200 years, we’re there for people going through tough times. Our work won’t stop until everyone has an equal chance to create a safe and supportive place to call home.

The role benefits from hybrid working with a blend of office and home based working, the arrangement for this will be agreed with the line manager.

Main duties will include:

  • Responsible for scoping, preparing and submitting funding proposals, tender opportunities and grants whilst supporting the development of new approaches towards programme delivery
  • Responsible for the management and monitoring of contracts and grants including active mapping and tracking of income streams and effective resubmission process
  • Accountable for the development of funding/income ‘pipeline’ portfolio, providing regular review of diverse income opportunities across 3rd sector landscape
  • Coordinating the completion of grant reports in line with contractual compliance and liaising with relationship managers to ensure timely submission
  • Facilitation of scoping & risk and presentation process, contributing to an increased level of bid opportunities where relevant and appropriate to Right There’s mission and vision
  • Developing engaging partnerships with external agencies and funders
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of current trends and developments across the sector and political landscape, creating a live knowledge bank that benefits the organisation
  • Work with the communications team to promote Right There services through agreed media outlets

Skills/attributes required include:

  • Educated to degree level or have relevant equivalent experience gained in a role involving research or analysis
  • Experience of successful bid-management, including sourcing opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Experience of working in a third sector or not for profit organisation providing social care and support services is desirable

What we expect from you

Our values make us who we are and define our actions and behaviours every day. We’d expect the post-holder to uphold and represent our organisation in a way that reflects our values and person-centred way of working.

What you can expect from us

We value our staff as our greatest asset and will provide the following working conditions:

  • The post holder will report to the Head of Development
  • Your normal working hours are 35 per week, Monday to Friday
  • Your usual place of work will be 15 Dava Street, Glasgow, G51 2JA. Alternatively, you may also choose to work remotely from your home address where appropriate
  • Working arrangements must be agreed with your line manager, based on the needs of the service.
  • Annual leave entitlement of 210 hours holiday (equivalent to 6 weeks) pro rata per year in the first year rising to 280 hours (equivalent to 8 weeks) pro rata per year in the second. This includes public holidays
  • You will be automatically enrolled into the People’s Pension following successful completion of your probationary period, provided you meet the auto-enrolment criteria
  • Life insurance from day one
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Reflective practise sessions
  • Wellness programmes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Option to purchase and sell annual leave

Application notes

Interested in Applying?

Would you like to help us achieve our goal of ensuring that everyone has an equal chance to create a safe and supportive place to call home?

Visit our websitewhere you can download the full job & person specification and find details of how to apply.

Thank you, and good luck!