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Closing date: Tuesday 28 May 2024
Salary: £26,908 per annum
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
The Wildlife Trust BCN headquarters, The Manor House
Broad Street, Great Cambourne, England, CB23 6DH
Could you bring the work of the Wildlife Trust to life in compelling and persuasive funding applications? We’re looking for someone with excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and confidence in managing relationships with funders to do just this!

Contact details

Enquiries about the role: Andrew Hunter,

Applications to:

Reporting to the Grants Manager, the main objective of the Grants Officer is to secure income for the Wildlife Trust by initiating, managing and developing a portfolio of bids and applications to a variety of funders. Responsibilities will include:

  • Crafting well-written persuasive applications to grant-making trusts and foundations, local authorities, community foundations and wind and solar farm funds to secure core income for the Trust
  • Research and identify new sources of grant funding, mapping out funder criteria, guidelines and potential to fund Trust work
  • Develop relationships with new and existing funders to encourage increased support by sending regular reports, updates and invitations to events
  • Working closely with administration and finance teams to ensure accurate recording of income received
  • Recording all correspondence with funders on our database (Charity CRM), for which training will be provided

This role offers the option to work from one of our three main office in Cambourne, Bedford or Northampton. We also offer hybrid working, where you will be able to work remotely some of the time but will need to attend training and meetings at Cambourne or other Trust locations.

Working Hours:

37.5 hours per week. Full Time

Type of Contract:


Closing date:

Tuesday 28th May 2024, 9am

Application Documents

  • Staff Benefits
  • Grants Officer - Application Form - May 2024
  • Grants Officer - Job Description - May 2024
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