NEW JOB – Project Development Officer

Sacriston Community & Sports Trust

Project Development Officer




20.5 hours per week


The Trustees of Sacriston Community and Sports Trust are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated person to assist them in developing and managing a programme of activities within The Fulforth Centre and future stages of Capital Development.


We are forward looking, ambitious and with a commitment to continued improvement, We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.


The person appointed will need to have proven experience in regeneration, community development or similar and will have a minimum of two years’ experience of project development and/or business planning and/or buildings management and working in a community setting.  You should also have a track record preparing successful funding applications.


You will have responsibility for developing, delivering and coordinating services and activities for future sustainability, drawing on internal resources and expertise to do so. You will also be supporting community groups and work in partnership with other agencies and providers in the area, particularly in relationship to two major community events each year.


For an informal discussion about this post and to receive a copy of the job description contact Linda Surtees by email to


To apply, please send in an up to date CV. The closing date for applications is 4th September 2017. We expect to hold interviews in w/c 18th September 2017   You will be expected to apply for a DBS check.


Sacriston Community And Sports Trust is an equal opportunities employer and applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.