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Mar 24, 2020

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Senior Project Development and Funding Officer


We’re looking for an experienced Senior Project Development & Funding Officer to join our small, friendly team based just outside Hungerford in Berkshire, in the heart of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).  You will help to implement projects identified under the team’s Annual Work Programme (e.g. enabling heathland enhancement, expansion and education; encouraging bee conservation; taking steps to promote active woodland management;  walk and cycle trail development) which helps to meet the NWDAONB Management Plan objectives, as well as contribute to identifying future ideas and activities. You will research, identify and secure match funding, sponsorship and in-kind support from a wide range of potential funding sources, including commercial sponsorship, corporate support, charitable trusts and private giving. Also, we are excited to have recently submitted a £2.6m Stage One ‘Land of the White Horses’ bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund and you will play a key role in supporting the project’s Programme Manager moving forward

The North Wessex Downs team is passionate and enthusiastic about the work we do to support landscape enhancement, nature recovery, heritage conservation, public understanding and enjoyment and responsible tourism in our AONB. This important role has a strong focus on developing and managing partnerships to deliver priority projects and initiatives in support of the aims, policies and actions of the North Wessex Downs AONB Management Plan, the AONB Unit work programme, the Corporate Strategy and our fundraising prospectus

Job title: Senior Project Development & Funding Officer
Salary: £32,029 - £33,799
Date Closes: 05/04/2020
Interviews 23/04/2020
Ref Number: CNS00714
Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time




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