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Strategic Funding Officer

Overview of the role

The purpose of this role is to secure external funding that aligns with Scoutings strategic objectives. Working closely with Scouting colleagues the Strategic Funding Officer will work within a small team to:

  • Identify and cultivate potential funding
  • Produce successful bids and applications,
  • Manage partner relationships and maximise a warm portfolio of donors including several large multi-year funders, seeking to extend their support wherever possible.
  • Write reports, evaluate impact and share learning across the organisation.

Person specification

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you would to discuss the role in more detail, please contact

If you are unable to apply using the link below, please post your application to:
Human Resources, The Scout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London E4 7QW.

Applicants are advised to read the full application pack before applying.

Strategic Funding Officer Applicant Information Pack Sept 2019
PDF – 779.9KB

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on 23.59 on Friday 25th October 2019.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6th November 2019 at Gilwell Park, Chingford, London..

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£35,354 per annum

Gilwell Park, Chingford, London


35 hours per week

25 days per annum pro-rata plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Fri, October 25, 2019, 7:23 PM

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