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Trusts and Foundations Officer – CLOSED

This vacancy closed on 31st May 2023. Late applications will not be accepted.

Based: Scotland/Hybrid working from our Glasgow office
Reporting to: Executive Director and Business Manager
Hours: 3 days per week (22.5 hours)
Salary: £27,300 pro rata

Fixed term appointment for 12 months

Flexible working will be considered in agreement with Line Manager.

Help take the UK’s leading music and dementia charity to the next level

Playlist for Life, the UK’s leading music and dementia charity, is seeking an experienced Trusts and Foundations Officer to join our team and help us grow our funding, allowing us to continue in our mission of improving the lives of people living with dementia.

Playlist for Life provides vital support to families living with dementia by using music to improve their quality of life. We have a simple vision: we want everyone with dementia to have a unique personalised playlist and for everyone who loves or cares for them to know how to use it.

Our activities include raising awareness of the power of personalised playlists, supporting a growing network of over 2000 Help Points spread across the UK and training health and social care professionals to embed personalised music into dementia care

We have seen rapid growth in recent years, growth that has been made possible in large part to the generosity of a range of charitable Trusts and Foundations. The successful candidate will help us build on this success by growing our existing pipeline of funding and seeking new funding opportunities. You will be responsible for generating funding for Playlist for Life by researching and
identifying suitable Trusts, Foundations, and other grant-making bodies, writing timely, factual, and compelling funding applications, and co-ordinating the writing of reports for

This year marks our 10th year and we have big plans, so it’s an exciting time to join the charity and make your mark.

Application notes:

If you would like to be considered for the role,please fill out the application form by clicking ‘Apply’ below.

You will need to upload (1) a maximum two-page CV and (2) a cover letter detailing why you are the ideal candidate for this role and how you meet the requirements in the person specification below.

Please submit your application by 5pm on Wednesday 31st May 2023. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Zoom on 7th and 8th of June.

If you have any questions regarding the role that are not answered in the job description or the person specification, please email