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Notts County FC Job Vacancy: Funding and Monitoring Officer

9 June 2014

A job vacancy in the Notts County FC Football in the Community department...

Job Title: Funding and Monitoring Officer
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience (in the region of £16,000)
Reporting to: Senior Manager
Application Deadline: 9am Monday 16 June
An exciting Funding and Monitoring opportunity is available for a candidate with an interest in sports, business and community work at Notts County FC Football in the Community’s (FITC) award-winning scheme.

The successful candidate will be clear, concise communicators with excellent writing and verbal skills.  This opportunity is perfect for an individual who would like to work in a dynamic, professional sports organisation with an excellent reputation nationally.

Additional Information
The role of Funding and Monitoring Officer is a new position, which will increase the levels of revenue into FITC to enable us to sustain current projects and deliver new, innovative projects.  It will also demonstrate the value of the funding we receive based on the outcomes and outputs of each project we deliver.  This new role will involve close working with the Senior Manager

How to Apply
Send a CV and Cover letter addressed to Tim Hatton by email th@nottscountyfitc.org.uk or by post to:
 
Tim Hatton
Senior Manager
Notts County FC Football in the Community
Meadow Lane
Nottingham
NG2 3HJ

Role and responsibilities
To actively promote the aims and objectives of FITC, which are:

° Increasing the amount of people playing football and taking part in physical activities.
° Encouraging people to lead healthier lifestyles.
° Using sport as a vehicle to re-engage children in learning.
° Operating an inclusive approach to work.
° Establishing Notts County FC and its facilities as a community resource.
° Delivering a range of training programmes to produce qualified football and sports coaches creating employment and volunteering opportunities.

Overview
° Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
° Partnership and relationship building: ability to engage with a diverse range of teams and partners.
° Strong project management skills, deadline management, sense of responsibility and accountability and the ability to effectively multi-task. Exceptional commitment to accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to design work and tools to evolve and improve over time.
° Well-honed research and writing skills.
° High standard of computer literacy (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook and the Internet).

Fundraising
° Increase funding and investment into projects and the charity, resulting in an increase in the capacity and development of FITC. 
° Sustain existing projects by identifying appropriate funding opportunities and compiling funding applications.
° Identify new opportunities for FITC’s organisational development through funding applications and partnership development.
° Research and consultation around identified gaps in sports/physical activity provision for different groups.
° Write presentations and be prepared to deliver them when necessary.
° Help to develop FITC’s fund raising strategy ensuring we are up-to-date with funding opportunities
° Feedback developments in the funding landscape and maximise revenue.
° Contribute new ideas for fundraising.
° Demonstrable knowledge of UK Trusts and Foundations and Corporate Giving with a community development focus in particular.
° Identify and secure funding from local and national foundations.
° Write tailored applications, addressing grant-making priorities or requirements as specified by individual trusts and foundations.

Monitoring
° Proven experience conducting reviews and evaluations, ensuring effective monitoring reporting and evaluation of outcomes and targets.
° Strong command of qualitative and quantitative research design and data analysis techniques.
° Ability to plan and administer consultation exercises with partners and members of the public
° Deriving insight from, and communicating about a range of qualitative and quantitative data, as well as use of strategic analysis tools.
° Build on relationships with existing trusts and foundation, and other funders and supporters, writing reports to meet deadlines.

Internal Communications
° Liaise with managers to develop and design funding bids.
° Work as part of the FITC team to improve working practices, ensuring strong communication throughout the scheme

Other Duties
° Undertake appropriate tasks required as Funding and Monitoring Officer

Personal
° Be responsible for your individual personal development
° Have an in-depth knowledge of FITC and its projects 
° Promote the core values within the FITC team
° Be a good role model and set high standards on both a personal and professional level
° Act as an ambassador for FITC building positive relationships with partners
° Understand the positive effect professional football has on our communities
° Understand the current and emerging policies around sport
° Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with partners


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