Funding Officer

Salary: £33,486 pro-rata; performance bonus may be negotiable
Contract: 22 hour (negotiable) – initial contract reviewed at 12 months
Location: Hybrid working, combination of remote working from home and working from the Leyland Office
Benefits: Flexible working hours; free parking (Leyland office); access to Local Government Pension Scheme; 33 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays plus additional discretionary Christmas Leave and Wellbeing Day; regular wellbeing activities, wellbeing hour and team development activities; A commitment to your professional development
Closing date: Monday 11th July 2022, 5pm
First stage interviews: Monday 18th July 
All successful candidates will have been contacted by 14th July. If you have not heard from us by this date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.


Looking for a rewarding job that gives back to the communities we serve across Lancashire? We are currently seeking a Funding Officer who has expertise in bid writing to join our passionate and growing team at Active Lancashire. We are welcoming applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and experiences who share our values and are passionate about making a difference by helping us resource our projects and services.

This role will work closely with the Active Lancashire team and our partners to enable us to maintain and enhance the services we deliver throughout Lancashire in order to achieve our ten-year strategy “A Decade of Movement”.

You will need to have an excellent track record in raising significant income on an annual basis and writing clear, persuasive and detailed proposals to obtain funding from a variety of sources.

This new post will be able to shape the process for developing new ideas, testing them and then securing the resources for us and partners to test delivery. This requires someone who is definitely “Forward Thinking” and open to new ideas whilst committed to partnership and excellent team working.


To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter providing details of your relevant experience/evidence of your achievements and explaining clearly why you are interested in the role and suited to it (based on the person specification), to [email protected] or apply via the website at www.activelancashire.org.uk.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Carol Ross, Director of Operations on 07711 122737

In addition, please provide the following information:

• Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed).

• Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or the selection process.


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