Senior Programme Funding Officer

| £35,519 - £41,911 (Grade L3)

Employer: National Deaf Children's Society
Sector/Specialism: Charity

Senior Programme Funding Officer
£35,519 - £41,911 (Grade L3)
35 hours per week

Please note that recruitment information in BSL is available on our Careers site, see tab: Recruitment information in BSL.

We are looking for a skilled, creative, and flexible trusts and foundations fundraiser to join our successful fundraising department.

Our ideal candidate will have:

- Proven track record of significant income generation and growth from major international and UK funding sources.
- Excellent networking, communication, and interpersonal skills; with a demonstrable track record in managing high level relationships.
- Extensive fundraising experience in all stages related to securing restricted funding from initial research to successful grant completion with proven funder stewardship skills.
- Proactive attitude and an ability to deliver targets within tight deadlines.

This is a significant and exciting time to join the programme funding team. We have had significant growth in the last few years, despite the impact and challenges of Covid, securing several large, multi-year funding bids. We are seeking an ambitious and collaborative individual to work alongside the Head of Programme Funding and senior staff across the charity to continue this success. This role will help develop and implement strategies that will maximize funding for our UK and overseas programmes.

To apply for this role, you will have to select the apply button shown, complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.

We welcome applications in BSL. If you would like to apply by BSL video, please contact us as soon as possible but at least five working days before the closing date so we can discuss the process with you.

The closing date for applications is on Tuesday, 6th December 2022 at 23:59.

We expect interviews to be held via zoom on W/C 12th December 2022.

We reserve the right to close the response cut-off date for the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to increasing opportunities for people from under-represented groups. To achieve this, we are taking Positive Action, as is allowed of employers under the steps outlined in sections 158 and 159 of the Equality Act 2010.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, in particular those that are currently under-represented in our workforce. This includes, but is not limited to deaf and disabled people, Black, Asian, and other ethnic groups, especially within our management roles.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long-term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form. Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

We are committed to flexible working in order that colleagues can effectively balance their work and family commitments.

As part of the recruitment process, candidates will be asked to declare and explain their gaps in employment. All our offers of employment are subject to pre-employment checks - these checks include but are not limited to references, right to work in the UK, disclosure (if applicable) and qualifications (if applicable).

The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and in Scotland (SC040779).

This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of National Deaf Children's Society. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Senior Fundraising Officer, Development Funding Officer, Charity Funding Officer, Funding Executive, Senior Funding Co-Ordinator, or Project Funding Officer.