Development & Fundraising Manager

Groundwork East

Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex
£27,835 - £34,311 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Thursday, 2nd May 2019  

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. 

Development & Fundraising Manager, Groundwork Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex

Salary: £27,835 to £34,311 per annum pro-rata plus attractive benefits 

Term: Part time (22.5 hrs per week) 2 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension)

Location: based in Ipswich (our preference), Norwich or Colchester (to be discussed at interview).

Groundwork East is in an exciting stage of growth and change. With a turnover of £3.5 million and 70 staff, we are in a strong position to build on our achievements so far. 

The Development & Fundraising Manager post is a crucial role working to drive forward the Trust’s fundraising and development strategies. We are seeking an ambitious individual who will develop new and maintain existing partnerships with local government, trusts and foundations, businesses, community organisations and local/regional agencies. In so doing, you will create new programmes in accordance with our business plan. You will research and understand community needs, build relationships with partners and funders, develop new project concepts and then secure funding to make these plans happen.

This is a unique opportunity to use your proven fundraising, tender writing, project development and relationship management expertise to ensure positive change in the most deprived areas in the east.

To apply, please download an application pack from our website here and return to 

Closing date: 02 May 2019 10am
Interview date: 09 May 2019 in Ipswich

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