Statutory Funding Manager

Reference number: 43534

Title: Statutory Funding Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 22 September 2019

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: To be confirmed

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are looking for a motivated individual to join our Engagement team as a Statutory Funding Manager. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week at our Head Office in King’s Cross, London.

In this role you will take the lead on the management and development of Sense’s key high value funding relationships, including the National Lottery. This is an important area for growth in Sense’s portfolio, and you will be responsible for identifying and cultivating new funding opportunities; writing compelling bids to support and develop organisational strategy.

About you 

With a wealth of experience in Statutory Fundraising, our successful candidate will be a confident communicator, able to build and manage strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. A keen attention to detail is essential, as are strong writing skills including experience of writing bids. You’ll be able to demonstrate a proven track record of delivering against targets and the ability to engage and lead an ambitious team.

You’ll be IT literate, and it’d be great if you had experience using software such as Raisers Edge.

For a full Job Description and Person Specification please see the link below.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Helen Fleming via

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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