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

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 hold a key role in developing funding applications for the organisation, 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.

If you have limited experience of fundraising but would be interested in the role, please get in touch with us, strong communication skills (written and verbal), a can-do attitude and passion for building relationships are the key building blocks for this role and training will be provided at the level needed to fulfil it.

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, talk to us about this before applying. 28 holiday days per year inclusive of bank holidays, you are required to take 2 weeks (8 days) at Christmas as part of this entitlement when we close our offices.

Location: The post can be delivered in different ways to suit and support the best work/life balance for you with some time being spent at our BCDC office attending in person meetings, we are happy to discuss individual requirements with you to create the best possible work/life balance. 

Key aims:

  • Develop funding applications for submission to both private and public sources
  • Actively research funding streams to help us deliver on core revenue targets.
  • 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 (which we would encourage) with Chris Lang, our Head of Finance and Operations, please contact info@toonspeak.co.uk and a call time will be set up with you.

Deadline for applications – Sunday 7th August @ midnight

Interview Dates – Week commencing 15th August (date and time TBC)

Candidates invited to interview will be informed by close of business on – Thursday, 11th Aug