Job Opportunity: full-time, permanent Fundraising Manager at SPARK Somerset (salary: £31-£33k per annum. Application deadline: Monday 20 September 2021)

We’ve been asked to recirculate details of the following job opportunity for a Fundraising Manager. The deadline for applications is next Monday, 20 September 2021 at 12 noon.

SPARK Somerset, a charity which provides information, advice, training and support to the voluntary and community sector in Somerset, is currently seeking to recruit a Fundraising Manager. Please forward details to anyone in your networks who may be interested in finding out more or applying. Many thanks to Amelia Norton, Funding Officer at SPARK Somerset for contacting us with details of this post.

The job advertisement reads:

Fundraising Manager, Spark Somerset

o Location – Home and Community based in Somerset.
o Full-time, permanent post working 37.5 hours per week (although flexible working or part-time hours will be considered for the right candidate). The salary is £31k-£33k pa depending on experience. 

“We’re seeking a dynamic self-starter with demonstrable experience of successful fundraising and bid writing to lead our Funding Support Service and develop partnership working and cross-sector collaboration across the county.  

“Working alongside the Funding Officer and Voluntary Sector Advice Team, the post holder will provide high-quality, tailored funding support voluntary and community sector organisations, helping increase their capacity and advising around issues of organisational development and financial sustainability. 

“The post holder will also promote our services and develop partnerships with relevant stakeholders, encouraging collaborative working across the voluntary and statutory sectors to achieve a more strategic and joined-up approach to bringing funding into Somerset. 

“Through their work in the community, they will also support the CEO in identifying and applying for new income streams or opportunities for development for Spark Somerset.

“You’ll find further information, including a job description and person specification HERE.

 ”To apply, please download and complete our application form and send it to or to the SPARK Somerset office. CVs will not be accepted.

“The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 20th September. 

“For an informal chat about the role, please call Katherine Nolan, Chief Executive, on 01458 550973 or email”