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Vacancy: British Blind Sport Trust and Foundations Officer

Wednesday 3 January 2018

British Blind Sport (BBS) is looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual to join our ambitious team and generate income from Trusts and Foundations for British Blind Sport. The role is within the Fundraising team at the Head Office but we will also consider flexible working and applications from freelance Trust Fundraisers.

Position: Trust and Foundations Officer

Salary: £19,500 – £25,000 pro rata p.a. (based on experience)

Contract: Part-time role – 15 hrs per week -12 month contract (with potential to extend)

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 8th January 2018

Location: Flexible working within Warwickshire/West Midlands

This role will report directly to the Fundraising Manager within British Blind Sport.

Could you make a visible difference?

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you will play a key role in supporting income generating activities that support the whole organisation and help British Blind Sport to achieve its aims and objectives. You will work alongside the Fundraising Manager on the Trusts and Foundations programme and manage prospecting, bid-writing and reporting for small grants. You will work to a target to sustain and grow income from Trusts and Foundations and support other fundraising activities, as needed, across a range of income streams.

Candidates for the post must have a proven track record of success and experience in Trust and Foundations fundraising. You will have excellent literacy skills and the ability to write highly compelling applications.  You will be an excellent communicator and able to liaise with all levels of seniority and build strong relationships.

Click here for the British Blind Sport Trusts and Foundations Officer Job Description.

How to apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and 2-page (A4) covering letter detailing your experience and suitability for the post and email or post it to Lucy Cooper, Fundraising Manager at:

Or submit your application online by visiting:

If you have any questions regarding the role or application process, please contact Lucy Cooper on

Interviews will take place over Thursday 11th – Friday 12th January 2018. If you have not been contacted by Wednesday 10th January then please assume you have been unsuccessful in your application.

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