Recruitment

We are recruiting for a Grants Officer and new Trustees for our Board

Grants Officer
Part time position - 15hrs per week           
Salary: £22,000 pro rata

Wiltshire Community Foundation delivers over  £1m in grants to groups and individuals in Wiltshire and Swindon each year.  We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual with knowledge of the voluntary sector to join our Grants team.  Reporting to the Head of Grants and working closely with all members of the Grants team, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of effective and efficient grants in Wiltshire and Swindon through several grant programmes.

Closing Date: 16th November 2018

Interview date: 27th November 2018

If you wish to apply please complete the application form and equal opportunities forms below or if you would like more information please call Jane Butler, Head of Grants, on 01380 729284 

Job description/Person specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Trustees

We at Wiltshire Community Foundation are looking for a number of new trustees to join our board.  We are seeking a variety of skills and also need to ensure that we have representation from across the county.  If you are interested in the county of Wiltshire and Borough of Swindon and are keen to help us ensure that we get our money and support to people who need it most, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

We have three main areas of work, providing grants and support to the voluntary sector and individuals.  We also provide philanthropy services to donors who want to give to the county through us and we champion the voluntary sector.    

If you would like to help us expand our networks, widen our appeal and share our expertise please look at the Trustee application pack, or contact Rosemary Macdonald, CEO for more information.  Tel:  01380 729284  rosemary.macdonald@wiltshirecf.org.uk 

We are looking for a range of skills:

· Accountancy, financial management and investment
· Fundraising experience and networking
· Knowledge of the work of charities and voluntary organisations in Wiltshire and Swindon and the issues facing them 
· Governance of charitable organisations
· Grant making
· Marketing, promotion and public relations
· Legal
· Education or statutory services
· Human resources management
· Local, regional and central government policy and funding

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form below and return it, together with a brief CV and a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) explaining why you are interested in joining the board. These can be sent by email to rosemary.macdonald@wiltshirecf.org.uk  or by post to:

Rosemary Macdonald, CEO , Wiltshire Community Foundation, Sandcliff, 21 Northgate Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1JT. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is 19 November 2018.  The Nominations Committee will consider all applications and then invite shortlisted candidates to interview w/c 03 December 2018.  For more information about the role of a trustee and an application form use the links below:

Letter to potential applicants

Trustee Recruitment Pack

Application form