Current vacancies

Current vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Grants and Outreach Manager - £30-£35,000 per annum
The Prince's Farm Resilience Programme Manager - £30-33,500 per annum
Office Co-ordinator - £21-23,000 per annum

Deadline for applications: 22nd November

Grants and Outreach Manager, The Prince's Countryside Fund, based in London

Do you have a successful track record in grant giving? Do you want to support Britain’s countryside and rural communities? This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join one of the Prince of Wales’ charities.

The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) is passionate about the countryside and its people. Established by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, the Fund works to help the prospects of family farm businesses and the quality of rural life. Both are under pressure and we are evolving rapidly as an organisation in order to support them fully.

Through our partnerships, grant giving, forums, projects like The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme, and events such as National Countryside Week – we support, promote and enhance the value of the countryside. In the last eight years we have given over £9m to over 250 projects.

We are looking for a proactive Grants and Outreach Manager to manage and evolve the charity’s well respected grant giving programme which is currently over £1m annually. This will be achieved by proactive engagement with rural stakeholders, working with potential grant recipients and developing our community networks.

The successful candidate will have a strong track record in grant giving and an understanding of rural affairs, together with an excellent knowledge of charitable processes and governance.

You will review the Fund’s grant giving strategy, encourage and proactively seek grant applications, assisting applicants through the process where necessary. You will liaise with our beneficiaries and develop our strategic partnership programmes. You will manage the GIFTS reporting system and provide updates for senior management and Trustees. You will identify and develop case studies for the Fund’s communications and fundraising activity.

You will be enthusiastic, results orientated, a good team player and of course share our passion for the countryside.

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The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme Manager, The Prince’s Countryside Fund, based in London

We are looking for an exceptional programme manager for our unique and successful Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme which supports family farms across the UK to prepare for change. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the Prince of Wales’ charities at a critical time for farming.

Established by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, the Fund works to improve the prospects of family farm businesses and the quality of rural life. With farming under intense pressure, the Fund is leading the sector to assist smaller farms through its unique programme of workshops and one to one support.

We are looking for a proactive programme manager to drive the charity’s highly successful Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme, which currently engages 300 farm businesses annually in 15 areas across the UK, and to manage all aspects of our work in preparing farms for transition. This includes assisting with  developing the Fund’s strategic approach, research and line managing the Project Officer.

The successful candidate will oversee all tendering, contract negotiation and project budgeting for The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme, and be responsible for managing the national steering group. They will develop effective working relationships with all national and regional programme delivery partners, and help the fundraising team with sponsors and opportunities for PFRP funding, as well as preparing briefings and material as required.

The successful candidate will have a strong track record in project management, including setting milestones and KPIs, and an understanding of farming and agricultural policy.

You will be enthusiastic, empathetic with excellent organisational and planning skills, a good communicator, a great team player and of course share our passion for the countryside.

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Office Co-ordinator, The Prince’s Countryside Fund, based in London

The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) is passionate about the countryside and its people. Established by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, the Fund works to help the prospects of family farm businesses and the quality of rural life. Both are under pressure and we are evolving rapidly as an organisation in order to support them fully.

Through our partnerships, grant giving, forums, projects like The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme and events such as National Countryside Week – we support, promote and enhance the value of the countryside. In the last eight years we have given over £9m to over 250 projects.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Office Coordinator to provide secretarial support and assistance to the Director and her team, with a particular emphasis on fundraising and communications. Responsibilities will include managing and controlling the Director’s diary, monitoring emails, making travel arrangements and organising daily folders. Additional duties will include assisting the fundraising and communications team with drafting briefs and memos, researching and drafting fundraising applications, supporting social media, arranging meetings, liaising with IT and office suppliers, and assisting at events.

The successful candidate will have a good record of administrative experience with diary and inbox management as well as excellent IT skills. A high level of accuracy and attention to detail is required, as is a flexible and proactive approach to work. Excellent communication and team skills are essential, and the candidate must have the ability to prioritise and plan ahead.

You will be an enthusiastic, results orientated, a good team player and of course share our passion for the countryside.

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