Southampton FC

Trust & Grants Officer

Southampton FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Oct 1, 2021

Role description

Trust & Grants Officer
Location: St Mary’s Stadium

Hours: Full Time (08:30-17:00)

Contract Type: Permanent

Criminal Record Check: DBS Enhanced

Saints Foundation bring Southampton FC to the heart of the community, using the power of the club and our passionate team to help fulfil individual potential and make Southampton a better place to live for all.

What will you be doing?

You’ll be working closely with the Project Operations Manager to lead the development of high-quality funding applications and have the ability to generate in excess of £1.3 million per year through multi-year gifts from trusts, foundations and statutory grants to fund innovative new work and sustain existing projects in order to provide long-term security.

You will support the development of new partnerships by writing exceptional proposals to fund our long-term aspirations. You’ll collaborate across the projects team to develop compelling cases of support, as well as working closely with fundraising colleagues, and build relationships with existing and prospective funders to sustain funding.

You’ll be based at St Mary’s Stadium in the city centre but with the flexibility of home-working to ensure you get the balance you need to get the job done.

Is this you?

If you’re extremely organised, have previous experience in a grant fundraising role, like to work for good causes and love seeing positive change, then you’re the person we’re looking for. You are motivating and persuasive in your content writing and enjoy building relationships with all stakeholders. You have a positive can-do attitude and thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

How this benefits you…

If you are successful, you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;

Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game

Pro rota equivalent of 25 days’ holiday per year.

Contributory Pension Scheme.

Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme.

Child Care Vouchers.

Worldwide Travel Insurance.

Free onsite parking.

Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.

How can I apply?

Very easy. Just click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1st October .

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*