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Grants Programme Manager

Location: Home-based with occasional travel to our office base in Somerset
Deadline for applications: 5pm, Tuesday 10 November 2020
Salary: £22,000 - £24,250 (pro-rata) depending on experience
Length of contract: 22.5 hours a week (0.6 FTE), temporary fixed 6-month contract
Responsible to: Senior Programmes Manager

About the role

This is an exciting new, temporary role within our team. Every year, we make grants worth around £2.5m to hundreds of small, local organisations across Somerset. This year, we are delivering a £1.5 million Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund alongside our regular grants programmes, and we’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Grants Programmes Manager with knowledge of the needs of rural communities to support the delivery of these funds.

Working with the Programmes Director and Senior Programmes Manager you will ensure that we deliver an accessible and effective grants programme by providing advice, guidance and support to potential grant applicants, assessing grant applications and working with funded organisations to monitor and evaluate the impact of our grant making.

You will work within a skilled team, all currently home-based, to bring investment into our communities and achieve our vision of Somerset as a place with strong communities where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Click here to find out more, including the full job description and person specification.

To apply

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the ‘person specification’ to Mary Hancock, Operations Director at by 5pm, Tuesday, 10 November 2020.

Interviews are likely to take place on Tuesday 17 November 2020 via Zoom.







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