Senior Funding Officer required by Chesterfield Canal Trust

Published: Wednesday, 11 January 2023

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust is seeking a Senior Funding Officer for two years with possible extension.

Salary £30k per annum (£37.5k FTE), with 26 days annual leave including bank holidays (32 days FTE). A 32 hours per week over four or five days for two years (with possible extension).

New marinaFlexible working

Flexible working with at least one day per week in the trust’s Development Office (currently Staveley, Derbyshire), with the trust explaining:

An experienced funding officer is required to work within our dynamic trust as we accelerate restoration of the remaining nine miles of this beautiful canal. This historic canal will link Chesterfield again to the national waterways network at the River Trent. Building on our current £5.3m Towns Fund restoration programme success, we are determined to develop and widen our employed staff team with our first dedicated fundraising appointment.  The photograph show the building of the new marina whilst the one below shows one of its festivals.

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The aims

The aims of the Chesterfield Canal Trust are to promote the full restoration and appropriate development of the Chesterfield Canal, and to campaign for the construction of the Rother Valley Link, a navigable waterway to join the Chesterfield Canal to the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation. Amongst other activities we run four trip boats and many volunteer led projects.