15 February 2022

20 hours per week


A really exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bid Writer at YMCA Newcastle. We are a local independent charity. Our mission is to provide the opportunities, resources and support so that our community and young people can belong, contribute and thrive, we have a diverse range of services.

To achieve our mission, our Bid Writer is required to secure funding from charitable and statutory grants, trusts, foundations, national lottery and other funders. We are looking for a skilled and experienced individual to work closely with our  new Head of Business Development to develop excellent relationships with funders and write innovative applications. You will also help to maintain our funding records.

You will be enthusiastic, ambitious and committed, with strong IT skills and outstanding writing, editing and verbal communication skills. This post will sit in the central support team, who support the operational teams to deliver a variety services to over 2,000 people each year.

So, do you have experience of working in a busy, pressured bid writing environment? A knowledge of charity services? Have a sound business understanding and excellent project management skills? Are you able to write business-winning bids to meet deadlines? Are you a team player, committed, innovative and have lots of initiative?

Hours are flexible with some office and home working

To apply please download an application form and send your completed form, along with a cover letter, to info@ymcanewcastle.com