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Reference: 74354

Date Added: 27 January 2020
Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Job Title: Trusts & Grants Officer/Bid Writer +LOGO

Working For: Roman Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £30,000

Job Details

Full time 35 hours per week, flexible working/occasional evening and weekend duties

Home based 1-2 days per week with remaining time at the office in Portsmouth

Reporting to the Director of Communications and Corporate Services.

Accountable to the Chief Operating Officer

Initial 12-month contract (with potential to extend)


To play a key role within a small Development / Fundraising team.The post will primarily be to prepare applications to a range of funders, in order to secure support for a variety of projects across the Diocese.Research, prepare and submit well written applications based on information provided by the team and/or Parishes with bids of four, five and six figures to trusts, foundations and statutory bodies.This position will involve building cases for support, working across different teams and occasionally being needed to support in other fundraising activities.

The role is mainly desk-based, daily work will also include researching potential funding opportunities, updating databases with deadlines and tracking and co-ordinating applications.

If you would like a confidential discussion about the role please contact:

Heather Hauschild – Chief Operating Officer



For further information please visit https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/diocese-of-portsmouth/trusts-grants-officer-bid-writer/685604?tsId=8

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please apply by sending in the following to recruitment@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

Covering letter: Please tell us how your motivation, values, skills, experience and personal qualities demonstrate your suitability for the role (around 500 words). Please make it clear why you are excited about this role, and why you specifically want to work for us.

Current CV and the details of two referees: This should include full education and employment history (including dates, with no gaps left unexplained). Please include your current or most recent employer as one of your referees.

Website: https://www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/

Additional Notes