Job Opportunity at Cheshire West and Chester Council: Fundraising Officer, Cultural Services
Fundraising Officer – Cultural Services (Job Number: WK 00006O)
Grade 8 £25694-£29854 Per Annum
Job Type: Permanent
Hours Per Week:37
Deadline: 17th July

Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

Our cultural services bring together museums, heritage, arts, events, archaeology, archives and local studies with the following shared vision:

West Cheshire will be a place where culture transforms people’s lives. We will therefore create a Cultural Services that engage, inspire and enable people to express themselves and connect with others.

We are seeking a creative and ambitious fundraiser with a proven track record of generating income in the cultural sector. The successful candidate will lead the creation of a fundraising strategy, manage and develop existing funding relationships and help secure new sources of funding from a range of supporters. Identifying potential trusts and foundations and making funding applications in line with the priorities of the service to meet service targets will be an essential part of your role. You will work with staff across the service and you will need to be proactive and resourceful. Developing excellent relationships with external stakeholders will be critical and you will need to be an outstanding communicator and networker.

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In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which mean that all employees will receive a minimum of £8.25 per hour for all contracted hours.

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Please quote job reference number WK 00006O in all correspondence.