New Job Vacancy: Fundraiser (Grants)

Fundraiser (Grants) – £25,065 per annum (pro rata 18.75 hours per week), two year fixed term contract

Closing date and time: 27 August 2019, 9.00 am

Soft Touch Arts is an award-winning local charity using arts, media and music activities as a tool to engage with and change the lives of disadvantaged young people. We have our own Young People’s Arts and Heritage Centre on New Walk, Leicester and also work in community settings across Leicester and Leicestershire.

We are looking for a part-time experienced fundraiser who is a good team worker and will enjoy working in a creative environment. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in securing funding from trusts, foundations and other grant giving bodies. This is a new role to support the senior management team in achieving income generation goals.

For full application details please visit the Soft Touch website

Soft Touch Arts aims to be an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applicants from those who are significantly underrepresented in our sector, such as women, disabled people and individuals from Black and Minority ethnic communities. Soft Touch operates equality and diversity, recruitment and selection and employment of ex-offenders policies.

Application pack

Please download and read all the documents contained in this pack.

Please note that applications will only be accepted by email on the form included in the pack.

Background information

Fundraiser Job Description

Person specification

Application form

Equality and diversity monitoring form

Conditions and benefits

Effort and access guidance

If you have problems downloading any of the documents please contact Nick Ward on 0116 255 2592

Please send any questions about Soft Touch Arts or the post please contact Helen Pearson on 0116 255 2592



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