Grants Officer


Location: Manchester

Salary: £27,000

Contract type: Fixed-term contract till March 2020

Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 12th February 2019

Role Profile

We are growing our team and are looking for a passionate and skilled individual to support the development and delivery of our grant programmes. Young Manchester a charity that strives to improve the life chances of children and young people across Manchester.

The successful applicant will oversee delivery of Young Manchester’s current grant programmes and will work with the Head of Partnerships and Director to implement our new strategy. The Grants Officer will work in partnership with organisations that receive funding from Young Manchester, funders and other stakeholders across Manchester.

The postholder will also support the development of new funding streams as well as partnership projects with youth and play providers across the city, supporting collaborations which support children and young people to thrive in Manchester.

There is ample scope for an ambitious, creative and organised person to develop this post and be part of an exciting new charity that puts outcomes for children and young people first.

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How to apply

  • Send through an up-to-date CV
  • Submit a supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4) providing evidence of your suitability against the criteria in the Person Specification and explaining why you are interested in the position
  • Complete and return an equality and diversity monitoring form
  • Let us know how you heard about this vacancy


Young Manchester is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities and will respond positively to meet individual needs throughout the recruitment process. Once in post, we will ensure that any appropriate reasonable adjustments to our workplace are made, in order to support colleagues with any form of disability.

Safeguarding statement

Young Manchester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts undergo a safer recruitment process, including but not limited to, disclosure of criminal records, uptake of references and eligibility to work in the UK.

Email your CV and supporting statement to by midnight on Tuesday 12th February 2019.

Interviews will be held at our Manchester office on Tuesday 19th February 2019. Candidates must be available to interview on this date.

If you’d like to have an informal chat about this role please contact Imogen Gregg-Auriac by emailing or by calling 07580 869 797.