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**Development Officer
c. £32,000 (pro-rated 3 days/week)
London
Closing date: Tuesday 04/09/2012**

Sandbag is a London-based climate change NGO that focuses on pulling the big policy levers to achieve maximum environmental change.

Set up in 2008, our creative, research-based approach to technical climate issues has allowed us to become a respected voice on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, emerging regional cap-and-trade schemes, European climate targets and UN climate policy.

We are looking to recruit a development officer to bolster and diversify our income streams and help grow the organisation. The post holder will report directly to our Managing Director, Baroness Worthington.

**Job Description:**

The main responsibilities of the job will include:

– Helping to prepare and implement a strategy for the future development of the organisation
– Carrying out fundraising activities and reporting to funders
– Recruiting sponsors for reports, events, workshops and campaigns
– Developing and maintaining a network of fundraising and business contacts
– Developing and maintaining Sandbag’s public supporter base
– Preparing reports for the Board of Directors
– Supporting the Managing Director in the day to day management of the organisation

**Person specification: **

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

– Previous experience of fundraising, recruiting corporate sponsors and/or business development
– A proven record of growing smaller organisations
– Existing relationships with a broad range of charitable foundations and philanthropic trusts.
– A commitment to combating climate change and conversancy with the key stakeholders and issues
– Excellent communication skills
– Flexibility to adapt to meet the needs of the organisation

**Terms:**

The position offered is part-time (ideally 3 days a week but with flexibility for the right candidate), and will initially consist of a one year contract with a 3 month probationary period.
The place of work will be our offices at 13 Charterhouse Square, Barbican, London.
The salary offered is c. £32k per annum, pro-rated.

**To apply:**

Please send a c.v. and covering letter to jobs@sandbag.org.uk by Tuesday 4th of September 2012. We will be conducting interviews on Monday 10th September.

For more information about our aims and objectives please visit our website [www.sandbag.org.uk](www.sandbag.org.uk “”) or contact us at: [info@sandbag.org.uk](info@sandbag.org.uk “”)