Development Officer – closing date 15 March 2018

3 days a week / 6 month contract

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Development Officer at Smart Works Reading. The role requires a self-starting and proactive approach, excellent organisational skills and the ability to build and influence key relationships throughout the Thames Valley with a variety of funders and commercial partners. The right candidate will be able to build strong working relations with our Chair and Board of Trustees, as well as with our many different audiences, including corporates, local retailers, trusts, and local networking groups, as well as support the Manager of our growing office.

A highly organised and positive individual, you will be passionate about empowering women to thrive in work and life. You will be a strong communicator, both in person and in writing, be able to multi-task, think on your feet and bring a determination to meet our aim of helping as many women as we can back into work. You will be confident in using IT to manage operations and produce reports. Overall you would relish the opportunity of taking our charity to the next stage of its development with all the challenges that will entail.

Contract type
Part timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
Central Reading
£9,000 – 10,500
Sarah Burns - Chair
Main contact telephone
01189 594245
Reference number for post
Dev Officer2018
How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter to Smart Works Reading , Sarah Burns – Chair on

Open for applications from
15 February 2018
Closing date for applications
15 March 2018
Scheduled interview date
21 March 2018
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course