Fundraising and Grants Officer Job Vacancy in Bristol, London - Blue Ventures

Location: Bristol or London, UK / Kenya

Closing date for applications: 26th May 2023 23:59 UK time

Contract status: Full-time

Start date: 17th July 2023

Contract duration: Permanent


  • UK: £23,500 to £ 27,500 gross per annum depending on experience
  • Kenya: KES 1,800,000.00 to KES 2,000,000.00 gross per annum depending on experience

Salary Band: Officer

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities

Blue Ventures is a marine conservation organisation that puts people first. We support coastal fishers in remote and rural communities to rebuild fisheries and restore ocean life. Our work began two decades ago in Madagascar’s remote coastal communities and is growing globally. Across a dozen countries, we’re partnering with traditional fishers and community organisations to design, scale, strengthen and sustain fisheries management and conservation at the community level. We bring partners together in networks to advocate for reform, and share tools and best practices to support fishing communities across the globe.

Summary job description

We are seeking a Fundraising and Grants Officer to support our fundraising team and ensure effective delivery of a growing number of programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and growing team in a key function, with opportunities for travel, professional development and learning from across our global programmes.

Reporting to the Senior Officer in the fundraising team, this is a full time role, with opportunities to work with colleagues, partners, field teams and communities internationally.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, proactive and highly organised individual, with an excellent knowledge of administrative systems and/or grant management. They will thrive in environments that are dynamic, fast-paced and ambitious, and ideally have a proven track record in communicating effectively and professionally, and managing competing priorities to meet deadlines reliably. Experience in the environmental conservation and international development sectors would be beneficial.

Assessment of applications will include candidates’ alignment with BV’s core values and mission to support human rights-based approaches to marine conservation and fisheries management.

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