Job Opening: Community Engagement & Grants Officer

28 May 2020

Join the South West Peak team! This opportunity to work with the communities of the South West Peak is offered through our partners at Support Staffordshire.

South West Peak Community Engagement & Grants Officer

30 hours a week – £23,000 pro rata
Fixed term to end September 2021
Main base Leek with travel

This is an opportunity to be part of a landscape partnership scheme, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, working to make the South West Peak a healthier and better functioning landscape for people and wildlife.

If you are a great communicator and can motivate people to get involved and you have experience of working with rural community groups, helping them develop their ideas, run an effective organisation and apply for grants, then this could be the job for you.

You will need to have a good understanding of third sector values and culture and an awareness of the issues facing communities in the South West Peak. Experience of working successfully with partners from different sectors and an understanding of environment and heritage issues are key. Your skills will include a systematic and logical approach to assessing and checking grant applications and claims.

For an application pack, please go to or email

Closing date: 9am Friday 12th June 2020
Interview date: Tuesday 23rd June 2020