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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Grants Officer

Hours: 35
£27,530 per annum 
Based at: hybrid working from offices based at York, Potteric Carr or Stirley with travel across the region

Do you have experience of successful grants fundraising for a charitable or voluntary sector organisation? Do you have a proven ability to take a creative and imaginative approach to developing funding bids and application?

Are you a natural communicator, highly articulate and passionate about Yorkshire’s wildlife?

If the answer is ‘yes’, then we may have the job for you!

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing nature conservation organisations and seeks to appoint a Grants Officer. The successful candidate will fundraise income for YWT by working in collaboration with colleagues across the Region to initiate, manage and develop a comprehensive programme of bids and applications up to 7 figures to grant schemes and grant-making trusts and foundations

Other duties will include managing a research programme that identifies and helps to establish contact with new sources of grant income, keeping accurate and updated records of where these contacts may be realised to generate additional income to the Trust. The post holder will also work cross-functionally to ensure a comprehensive relationship management programme is in place with existing and potential funders to add strength to our applications and build support for future applications

For more information visit and email your application to

To apply: Please submit an up-to-date CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the post, referring to our person specification. Ideally, these documents should be in an editable format, such as Word, so that we can anonymise your documents prior to the short-listing process. Please also complete and submit our Personal Details and EDI monitoring form.

Closing date: 9am Friday 26th August

Interview date: Wednesday 14th September

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline may not be considered.

The Trust regrets that it is unable to give feedback on unsuccessful applications.

We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We want our people to flourish, just like nature.

Strictly no recruitment agencies

YWT Company 409650; Charity no. 210807.

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Closing Date: 26/08/2022  Location: York, Potteric Carr or Stirley

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