• Location: Cambridge
  • Close Date: 22nd July 2022
  • Salary: Up to £45k per annum
  • Website link for full job description: https://futurebusinesscentre.co.uk/about/work-with-us/
  • Point of contact for applicants: recruitment@allia.org.uk

Brief job description:
As part of our growth strategy, we have identified the need for a Head of Funding to support the expansion of Allia Impact’s ventures support work and also to expand the geographical footprint of the Future Business Centres. The key priorities are:

1. Identifying and securing funding sources to maintain and grow our range of venture support
programmes which currently operate in London, Cambridge and Peterborough. As these are free to
attend, and demand no equity, we rely on external funding to support us to deliver this impact
service. Aiming to expand to new prospective locations in London and Eastern England.

2. Helping to secure the resources to expand our network of Future Business Centres also in London
and the East. From small hyper-local hubs that focus on community support and transformation, to
larger centres that act as innovation communities for impact businesses and start-ups, we are
ambitious to grow our reach.

About you
You will be passionate about the challenges we are seeking to address, and the social enterprise business model we use. You will be ambitious for growth and impact, as well as for personal growth and progression. You will be aware of the range of different approaches to fundraising and social investment. You will be experienced in:
• Relational fundraising with a track record of generating significant resources
• Tender and bid writing, with evidence of success
• Researching funding opportunities
• Business development, strategic relationship building and networking
• Written, verbal and presentational communication