Project Officer

  • £22,000-£25,000
  • Ramsgate, Kent
  • Thanet Community Development Trust

A varied, office-based role in a busy, local charity. You will be working as part of a small, tightly-knit, and successful team. This position would suit a multi-tasker and has three main parts:

Managing the training diary

• Scheduling projects/courses/activities as per funding received, including finding venues, booking tutors, recruiting beneficiaries, etc.

• Monitoring and evaluating projects in accordance with funder requirements

• Networking with referral and delivery partners to reach more beneficiaries and maintain quality of provision

Writing funding applications

• Fund raising through targeted applications to ensure the charity has sufficient funding to deliver first class community benefit.

• Developing and maintaining good relationships with funders

Overseeing smooth running of the facilities

• Carrying out regular H&S and fire checks

• Overseeing cleaning standards

• Organising regular maintenance (emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, lifts, etc.)

• Continuing good tenant relationships and securing new tenants when necessary

Also, assisting the charity with additional duties as and when required.

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

• Experience of working in the charitable sector

• Experience of writing successful funding applications

• Excellent communication skills

• Proficient use of Microsoft Office software (particularly Word and Excel, with knowledge of Publisher and PowerPoint)

• Good understanding and use of social media (specifically Facebook and Twitter)

Desirable:

• Financial experience (such as writing business plans, reading annual accounts)

• Training/tutoring experience

This position reports to the Head Tutor & Heritage Manager.

Please apply with CV and Covering Letter.

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