Funding Officer

Toonspeak exists to create authentic, high quality arts experiences and improve the lives of people who engage in them.  We are a Youth led organisation creating unique exciting creative programmes that release young people’s potential, expands imaginations and inspires change within our communities.

We are currently seeking a talented, reliable person to fill the post of Funding Officer.

In exchange for your hard work and commitment we can offer a chance to work for an award winning charity at a key exciting stage of our development.  

The post holder will lead on key aspects of fundraising for Toonspeak, working closely with the Head of Finance and Operations to achieve our Income targets. The core purpose of the role is to generate income to sustain the company and the pioneering projects and programmes Toonspeak delivers across Glasgow.

Salary: £26,250.00 (pro rata)

Hours/Terms: 28 hours per week.  Flexible work options are available for this post including home working, we would also consider this post being delivered on a freelance/fee basis. 

Location: Some time would be spent at our BCDC base attending meetings. The post holder would also visit workshops on and off-site (in order to build case studies and compelling narratives about Toonspeak work). Flexible work options are available for this post including home working.

Key aims:

  • Develop and submit funding applications to both private and public sources
  • Actively research funding streams from statutory, trusts and commercial organisations to support projects and deliver on core revenue targets.
  • Develop and implement an innovative funding and income strategy that reduces our reliance on Trusts and Foundations.
  • Support in the Monitoring & Evaluation of our work, and develop and submit reports for funders and sponsors.

To access Job information and how to apply, please visit our website.

To arrange an informal chat about the role with Chris Lang, our Head of Finance and Operations, please contact

Deadline for applications – Sunday 8th May @ midnight

Interview Dates – Wednesday, 25th & Thursday, 26th May

Candidates invited to interview will be informed by close of business on – Thursday, 12th May