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Trusts & Statutory Fundraiser

Vacancy    Trusts and Statutory Fundraiser
Salary         £24,000-£26,000 per annum, plus 6% pension contribution
Hours          Full Time, 35 hours per week (part-time/job share considered)
Holidays    23 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
Contract    2 year Fixed Term Contract, immediate start
Location    Salford

Salford Foundation is currently expanding its income generation team to meet its planned service development, business growth and business plan priorities for the future. This is an exciting time for our organisation as we approach our 30th birthday anniversary. We plan to continue to raise our profile and build relationships with funders and commissioners to diversify our income streams.

We wish to appoint a fundraising bid writer with at least 2 years’ experience of researching, preparing and submitting successful grant funding applications and bids to Trusts, Foundations and Statutory agencies. Ideally, you will have a professional fundraising qualification, a background in the Voluntary and/or Public sector of securing core and project funding for children’s, young people and/or adult services. You will be passionate about creating better futures for people and have the following essential bid writing skills:

  • Be pro-active, highly organised and able to plan and prioritise your workload;
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build rapport with funders and commissioners;
  • Ability to write concisely, creatively and persuasively to engage audiences and tell a compelling story;
  • Have high levels of numeracy and confidence in working with statistics, budgets and financial information;
  • Ability to develop project proposals for different target groups.

Full details and the application pack for this job role are available in the in the Downloads section below. If you have the relevant experience and essential skills and want to be part of our team, please submit your full application via email to by the closing date of Tuesday 31st March 2020, 12 noon. Interviews will take place on Thursday 16th April 2020.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Paid Position

Various NCS Summer Staff Roles

All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. Please see below:

NCS Summer Assistant Wave Lead – £2,017.26 (20 day role)
NCS Summer Team Leaders – £1,759.05 (20 day role)
NCS Summer Assistant Team Leader – £1,422.17 to 1,759.05 (20 day role)

National Citizen Service (NCS) is an exciting initiative for 15 – 17 year olds (years 11 and 12) which builds on the governments vision of building the Big Society. The programme supports young people from all backgrounds to take on new challenges, learn new skills, meet new people and make a real difference to their local communities. NCS is a voluntary programme that runs three times a year. For each young person this includes a residential, skills-building opportunities and social action planning and delivery that benefits their local community. Salford Foundation has been commissioned by the NCS Trust to deliver National Citizen Service projects across Salford and Trafford.

For more information on specific roles please see the relevant job description in the downloads section at

If you would like to be considered for any NCS Staff Role, please send your completed application to Recruitment, Salford Foundation, Foundation House, 3 Jo Street, Salford, M5 4BD or via email to or if you have any questions email or ring the NCS team on 0161 787 3838.

Summer 2020 Wave Dates

Wave 1
13th July – 7th August 2020
Wave 2
20th July – 14th August 2020
Wave 3
27th July – 21st August 2020
Wave 4
3rd August – 21st August 2020

NCS Assistant Wave Lead

NCS Team Leader

NCS Assistant Team Leader

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