Business Development Assistant

Placement overview

This placement will provide experience of the life cycle of projects – scoping sources of funding, bidding/pitching for finances, project start-up, delivery reviews and evidencing outcomes, managing relationships with funders, and feeding back lessons learnt into new idea generation.

What will I gain?

  • Experience of scoping out funding and the creative process of designing projects
  • Working across an organisation to ensure projects are delivered professionally.
  • Experience of submitting grant applications.

 Who will I be working with?

  • Staff at all levels within the Groundwork team.
  • Funders such as commissioners from Clinical Commissioning Groups

 Requirements for the Placement

  • An interest in breathing life into project design and development
  • A reasonable level of ICT skills
  • Friendly and able to communicate with a range of people
  • Good timekeeping and attendance.
  • Smart appearance.
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding procedures.

Placement Details

  • Placement available from NOW
  • Approx 12 weeks in length – flexible working hours within a requirement for 3 days per week
  • Placement will be based in Oldham with some travel to Rochdale
  • All expenses covered & uniform etc. provided

How to Apply

Contact Rob Glenn at or phone us 0161 642 1444. You can further details here

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Key Information


Groundwork BBOR


Fixed Term


Full Time




Communication, Fundraising


Oldham, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

31st December 2017 at 9:45am

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