Senior Grant & Fundraising Manager

Closing date:
Salary: £31,200 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £39,000)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: BBOWT Head Office, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XT
We are seeking an energetic and experienced Senior Grant & Fundraising Manager who is passionate about our cause.

Contact details

BBOWT Head Office, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XT 

Senior Grant & Fundraising Manager

We are seeking an energetic and experienced Senior Grant & Fundraising Manager who is passionate about our cause to work effectively with our team directors and senior leaders to achieve ambitious income targets successfully winning grants and major bids through effective horizon scanning, efficient resource allocation and compelling bid-writing. You will ensure effective financial and progress reporting on projects in delivery, liaising closely with our finance team, project managers and funders.

You will have previous experience of writing compelling high quality and detailed bids to trusts and foundations in order to reach ambitious voluntary income targets. This will require an excellent understanding of the charity’s vision, mission and desired outcomes and financial activities to provide a compelling case for support. You will have experience of managing and developing a team, with a collaborative and charismatic management style and experience of engaging and developing relationships with a range of stakeholders internally and externally.

This is an exciting time to be joining our team as we develop our new strategic plan. We have a vision of a wilder Berks, Bucks and Oxon. We’re restoring nature across these beautiful counties and empowering people to connect with their local wildlife. As we work to manage habitats to tackle the nature and climate crises locally, we provide vital breathing spaces in a crowded world, our expert team work with more than 1,700 volunteers to look after 85 nature reserves and four education centres, run hundreds of amazing events, and campaign to make nature’s recovery a reality.

About Us

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. 

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£31,200 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £39,000)


Part-time, permanent (28 hours per week)


The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford, working from home or remote working

How to apply

To apply to the post please fill in the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form below and email to

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on Wednesday 2nd December 2020.

First stage Interviews will be held via Zoom on 8th & 10th December 2020, 2nd stage interviews will be held via Zoom on 14th December 2020

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.