Grants Officer

Closed: Saturday, June 8, 2024
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  • Salary £31,500 per year
  • Location Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff,Rotherham, South Yorkshire (On-site)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Social Welfare
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CISWO is a national charity whose mission is to improve the lives of individuals and communities facing disadvantage due to the impact of the coal mining industry.

We are currently recruiting for a Grants Officer to support all aspects of our grant applications, collaborating with colleagues and our partners to develop and execute engaging applications to a range of funders in order to support the work with our client groups.

This is a great opportunity for someone with experience of writing content and developing applications to large and small funding bodies. 

This role can be based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire or Pontypridd, South Wales.

As Grants Officer, you will:

  • Secure income through funding applications to a range of large and small scale funders.
  • Write high quality, compelling applications that are submitted on time and in line with funder requirements and eligibility criteria.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop applications for funding and compile high quality content that is realistic, deliverable, and appropriately budgeted.
  • Identify and obtain any support and advice required for the preparation, planning and management of funding applications.
  • Develop information and guidance for internal and external stakeholders that supports the funding application process.
  • Build and maintain relationships with funders to develop an understanding of the charity’s work.
  • Identify new and existing funding opportunities that meet organisational priorities
  • Maintain accurate monitoring and recording of data to evidence performance.

The essential qualities, skills and experience you will need to apply for this role:

  • Experience of writing compelling, high quality funding applications to secure income from a range of funders.
  • Experience of developing applications to major funders such as National Lottery, Sport England, central government and local authorities as well as smaller grants and trusts.
  • Knowledge of various funders and ability to analyse and assess which opportunities are appropriate to consider.
  • Skilled at presenting complex project information in a clear and engaging way.
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal with the ability to produce concise, persuasive and engaging narrative.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and encouraging this in others.
  • Confidence to represent the organisation with partner agencies, funders and colleagues.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work co-operatively with others.

Benefits Package:

  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension
  • Westfield healthcare
  • Opportunities for career development and progression