Position Details

Funding Officer – 22.5 hours per week

3 year contract Mostly office based in Great Dunmow
Approximately £24,000 pro rata (Dependent on Experience)

The EALC is a growing County Association that serves the Town and Parish Council sector in Essex. We are looking for a new member of staff who will be responsible for the provision of funding channels that we administer on behalf of Essex County Council, help and advise Parish Councils and other constituted groups in Essex on a range of issues. This position reports to the Financial Controller.

Key responsibilities and duties will include:

• Assessing applications to ensure they meet Grant criteria.
• Reporting on the Community Initiative Fund to ECC.
• The administration of all funding streams, Microgrant, CIF and other schemes as and when they
• Produce a Fund Newsletter showcasing success stories.
• Keeping accurate records of applications and payments.
• Due diligence and responsibility for monitoring of successful Grants awarded to ensure completion.

The successful applicant must be able to provide timely and accurate advice to Parish Councils and constituted groups on the administration of the Community Initiative Fund and other funds administered.

Provide written reports, statistical information and financial data to ECC and the CIF Fund Panel. They will also be a team player, supporting office functions and major EALC events.

The successful candidate must have an excellent standard of written and verbal communication skills
including making presentations.

Application closing date: Friday 6th May 2022 at 12 noon.

Please send your CV to charlene.slade@ealc.gov.uk for more information about the role please call: Charlene Slade, Chief Executive Officer on: 01371 879722.

Please click here for the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

Salary Details

£24,000 pro rata

Position Type

Part Time


Great Dunmow, Essex

Posted Date

April 28, 2022

Closing Date

May 6, 2022