External Funding Bid Writer

Posted 05 December 2023
Salary Up to £20.98 per hour
Job type Temporary
Discipline Professional & Technical
ContactBelle Srijundee

Job description

External Funding Bid Writer

Opus People Solutions are proud to be working in partnership with Walsall Council on their search for a temporary External Funding Bid Writer. This exciting opportunity is a 6-month ongoing remote position.

Pay Rate: £20.98 per hour (negotiable)
Location: Remote
Working Hours: 37 hours per week (Part-time roles available)


  • Draft, consult on, and implement a new External Funding Strategy aligned with Council priorities.

  • Facilitate collaboration among Council departments and key partners to ensure successful implementation of the External Funding Strategy.

  • Establish and manage an effective External Funding Group, bringing key stakeholders together to develop funding proposals, share resources, and best practices.

  • Cultivate strong relationships with the Voluntary, Private, and Commercial Sectors in Walsall and beyond to support the External Funding Strategy.

  • Lead the drafting of high-quality, timely bid submissions to secure significant new funding for Walsall.

Key Requirements:

  • Exceptional bid writing skills and experience in the public/voluntary sectors.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Relevant funding or project qualification (e.g., IOF, AMP, PRINCE 2) or equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrated success in developing, delivering, and submitting high-value funding applications to various funding bodies.

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with senior officials in external organizations and agencies.

If you are interested in the role, please apply now.