Funding & Development Officer – SAVS

Funding & Development Officer – SAVS

SAVS are looking to recruit a:

Funding & Development Officer

(fixed term contract to cover maternity leave)

18.5 hours per week

Salary:  NJC Point 29 £25,951 per annum (pro rata)

Southend Association of Voluntary Services is looking for a person to support voluntary and community sector organisations in Southend by providing information and guidance on all aspects of running a charity or voluntary organisation.

You will be based at our offices in at Alexandra Street, Southend.

The main duties would be:

  • Provide regular funding advice sessions and research potential funding sources based on members needs
  • Support new and emerging voluntary and community groups
  • Keep abreast of the changing funding environment and proactively circulate information and guidance
  • Ensure SAVS information and intelligence is current and provide ongoing support to members as required

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years experience of working in the voluntary and community sector and have experience of writing successful funding bids.

A full application pack can also be downloaded below

Job Description

Application form

Equal Opportunity Form

If you have any questions regarding the role please e-mail Julie Newman at:

Closing date for applications:  8am on Tuesday 24 April 2018

Interview Date:  Monday 30 April 2018

If you have not been contacted by us prior to the interview date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful