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Job vacancy: Fundraising and partnerships lead (corporate and grants)

  • Fundraising and partnerships lead (corporate and grants)
  • Salary: £32,100 – £38,200 p/a (FTE), depending on experience
  • Days: Part-time, 3.5 to 4 days (25.9hrs to 29.6hrs) p/w – flexible working patterns available
  • Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising up to 30 days, plus Bank Holidays, in line with long service); pension with employer contribution of 3%; flexi-time working (core hours 10am-3pm); access to Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Location: Home-based (location flexible, within Great Britain)

We are looking for a motivated, experienced individual to lead our corporate fundraising and partnerships, and help develop our grants income, enabling us to expand our work engaging and empowering communities across Britain. You’ll also feed into our advice for members across the community rail movement, to help them develop their approach to fundraising at a grassroots level.

This new role sits within our People & Funding team, aiming to support income growth and diversification, and resilience across the community rail movement. It’s an exciting opportunity to join a proactive, innovative organisation championing a unique cause, and advance your fundraising career.

The role does not have any direct reports but will work closely with our senior leadership team, events & fundraising manager and member support team, in support of our funding strategy and objectives.

How to apply

Please provide your CV and a covering letter of up to two sides of A4, to by Sunday 7 July 2024 (23:59), summarising, with evidence, how you match the role specification and why you are interested in this position. Please include a daytime phone number and an email address and identify your notice period and salary expectation in your cover letter. Due to limited resources, we cannot provide feedback to candidates not invited to interview.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for Tuesday 16 July 2024, although we are actively interviewing and may recruit before this date.

Community Rail Network is an equal opportunities employer.

See the role specification here.