Project Description

About Us
Bright Now provides residential out of home care in warm and nurturing environments with experienced care workers who provide intensive support to young people.

Our shared purpose is what drives our passion to make a difference and ignites our imagination. Bright Now strive to empower young people to believe that their futures can be bright through enriched experiences, individualised support, closer connections, tailored services, and a belief that from now things will be brighter.

The Opportunity 

We have an exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation in the role of Grants Officer. This position will proactively explore funding opportunities, write grant applications, and manage grant funded projects within the organisation.

This opportunity is a permanent part time role of 2 days per week. We are flexible with what days work for you. We are currently based in Cardiff, however are moving to our bright new office in Warabrook in late August.

In this role, you will be:

  • Developing the Grants roadmap for the organisation
  • Researching and identifying key funding opportunities to support the organisation
  • Write, submit, and follow up on grant applications. This will include monitoring and providing regular reporting.
  • Manage the budget and monitor project performance for grant funding, with support of internal stakeholders.
  • Develop key relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support with other professional writing as required within the team

What we are looking for

To be successful in the role, the following will be required;

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in commerce, business, policy and/or other relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in end-to-end grant application process, with understanding of best practice writing and presentation. Technical writing experience in policy, procedure and tenders will be highly regarded.
  • Outstanding communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to form, maintain and participate in appropriate networks, both internally and externally.
  • Excellent attention to detail in all elements of work
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and complete work within established deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of information technology, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Willingness to undertake a National Police Check
  • Current Working with Children’s Check
  • Experience in the community services sector with an understanding of relevant legislation is highly desirable.

What we can offer you

Bright Now is committed to supporting its workforce and strives to create a working environment that allows people to do their best work. In this role, you will be rewarded with:

  • Salary packaging
  • In-house and paid professional training
  • Flexible working arrangements – just ask us, we offer the hybrid model!
  • Gym and retail discounts
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • A supportive work culture with a passionate & fun team

If you are interested in joining the Bright Now team click ‘Apply for this job’ below.  Please ensure you include a cover letter and an updated resume.
To learn more about us, our story and what we do please visit our website www.brightnow.org.au

Bright Now is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe work environment.

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