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Business Development Officer
Groundwork North East & Cumbria

Job Description

Job title: Business Development Officer
Salary: £23,000 - £25,500 per annum (negotiable dependent on experience)
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week) / part time or job share negotiable
Reporting to: Business Development Manager
Location: Gateshead - However, Groundwork has multiple offices across the North East and flexibility can be discussed.

About us 
Groundwork works across the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. We deliver community based regeneration to transform neighbourhoods through community activism, primary prevention in health and wellbeing, reducing energy and waste and re-connecting people with nature. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.

About the role 
Groundwork has an exciting opportunity within its Business Development/ Land and Communities Team for a Business Development Officer.  In this pivotal role, you will support and lead on the development of funding bids and tenders as well as proactive development, sharing of funding intelligence and best practice. 

About you 
We are seeking someone with experience in researching, preparing and submitting funding applications and tenders. You must have strong communication, monitoring and evaluation skills.  You will support Senior Managers across Groundwork and take an active role in building and maintaining relationships with external partners and funding organisations.

Groundwork offer excellent benefits including generous holidays and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional, friendly and flexible working environment.

Closing Date: 12pm on Tuesday 8th October 2019
Interview Date: Monday 14th October 2019

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website to download the job description and application form. 

To find out more about the role and our organisation, take a look at the candidate pack that’s available on our website.

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

No agencies please.