Bid Writer Vacancy - Trafford

Post:               Bid Writer x 2

Length:          12 months Fixed Term Contract (Extension dependent funding)

Salary:           £27,924 (NJC Scale Point 32) (pro rata 37.5hrs)

Hours             2 posts at 22.5 hours per week

Holidays        25 days (pro-rata)

Pension:        6% Employer contribution


We are seeking two talented, experienced and accomplished Bid Writers to work with charities, voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises in Trafford, Rochdale, Bolton, Salford and Manchester. 

The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of Greater Manchester’s voluntary and community sector and funding landscape, together with a working knowledge and successful track record across securing income from grant funding, trusts and foundations, European funding, local and national Government contracts and supply chains as part of public and private initiatives.

These new posts have been established to enable additional capacity on a flexible basis for organisations with limited resources, providing the opportunity for organisations to prioritise their service delivery whilst still working towards service development and growth. The successful candidate will be working with a range of different sized organisations in the local areas highlighted above.

The ability to manage multiple priorities, manage a range of stakeholder relationships and meet  deadlines is key, in addition to sharing knowledge and understand to strengthen capacity in our sector.

The posts will be employed by Voluntary and Community Action Trafford as part of a new partnership initiative. The post holders will be working with our partner organisations in Bolton, Salford, Rochdale and Manchester, with travel and working in those areas an expectation of the post.

Please be aware that these are paid employed positions. Therefore, we will not accept freelance/self employed options. 

For an informal discussion contact Mark on 07528130349 /

Application closing date:      7th Dec   /  Interviews   9th / 10th December 

12 months Fixed Term Contract (Extension dependent funding)
2 posts at 22.5 hours per week
£27,924 (NJC Scale Point 32) (pro rata 37.5hrs)
Based at Trafford / Working across Greater Manchester