Current vacancy: Fund Manager for Social Enterprise Exchange Programme

15 hours per week, fixed term of 12 months, salary £27,216.10 pro rata (funded by the European Regional Development Fund)

Closing date is noon Friday 19th January 2018

Social Enterprise Exchange (SEE) is a programme managed by a consortium of specialist social enterprise support organisations and part-funded by the European Union through the Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme 2014-2020.  SEE provides a comprehensive programme of social enterprise support contributing to jobs, growth and social inclusion across the Sheffield City Region, linked to the Regional Growth Hub.  The project will promote social entrepreneurship, through awareness raising events, knowledge exchange and peer networking; it will provide step-up support for start-ups, including hot-desks, start-up grants and mentoring; and it will offer specialist enterprise advice and support for existing social enterprises to grow and to develop new products and services.

The Fund Manager’s role is to assist in the delivery of the Social Enterprise Exchange Programme (SEE) with particular responsibility for the distribution of the South Yorkshire Community Foundations funds, SEE grants panels, and DIGITS database, in ways which are comprehensive, fair, and equitable and meet contractual requirements.  The successful candidate will work alongside other Fund Managers in the SYCF Grants Team and SEE partners to deliver the programme.

We are looking for someone who has excellent verbal and written communication skills, has experience of managing and distributing community grants; business acumen and used to working as part of a small team are essential, preferably with previous experience of ERDF programmes.

This post has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of Europe’s support for the region’s economic development through the 2014-2020 Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme.

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To apply, please download and complete both forms below and return them to the contact details listed on the forms.

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Interviews will be on the morning of 26th January 2018.

Please return applications for the attention of Ruth Willis, Chief Executive on or via post to:

SYCF Ltd. Riverside Works, Unit 9-12 Jessops Riverside, 800 Brightside Lane, Sheffield S9 2RX