Job Opportunity: Funding Officer (up to 30 hours per weeK, home based) with Spark Somerset (application deadline: Tuesday 6th December 2022 at 5pm)

Spark Somerset, an infrastructure charity that provides information, advice, training and support to the voluntary and community sector in Somerset, is currently seeking to recruit a home-based, part-time (22.5-30 hours per week) Funding Officer.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 6 December 2022.

The job advert reads:

Job Opportunity: Funding Officer, Spark Somerset

Location – Home-based in Somerset

“We’re on a mission to help change lives and build healthy, resilient communities in Somerset.  

“We do this by supporting and championing voluntary and community organisations and providing a range of services, training and funding advice.  

“We want organisations to be sustainable so that they can continue to meet the needs of the communities they support, yet we know how challenging gaining funding can be.

“The Funding Officer will play a key role in supporting a wide range of organisations and groups across a range of funding issues, including strategy development, application writing, and community and donor-based fundraising. 

“No organisation or query is the same, so this is a really varied role, with the chance to get involved in a range of initiatives including events, publicity, content creation, training and developing resources.

“You will be supported by the Funding Lead and have flexibility to develop skills and experience in the areas you are most interested in.  

“This is a part time role, 22.5-30 hours per week, with flexibility around  when and where you work. The annual salary is £25,000 (FTE).

“For further information, please download the JOB DESCRIPTION.

“To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role to RECRUITMENT@SPARKSOMERSET.ORG.UK.  

“For an informal chat about the role contact Lorraine Patch, Funding LeadLORRAINE.PATCH@SPARKSOMERSET.ORG.UK No agencies please. 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 6 December 2022. Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 9th December 2022.”