Bats are amazing animals, and an important part of our natural environment. The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is proud to be the leading non-governmental organisation devoted solely to the conservation of bats and their habitats. Our mission is to secure the future of bats in a changing world. BCT works on a number of levels to create a better world for bats and runs a range of different projects and initiatives.

We are looking for a fundraising and development officer to maximise project fundraising income from large statutory, trust, corporate and other grant funders by leading across the BCT team on developing and submitting project bids. You will be responsible for managing and developing fundraising bids by collaborating with colleagues (internal and external). You will work closely with the Senior Management Team and project staff to enable BCT to secure sufficient funding to deliver annual priorities and longer term strategic objectives. We are passionate about our vision of a world rich in wildlife where bats and people thrive together. If you share our vision, please see the full job description and apply now!

Please note this is a re-advertised vacancy. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working. We welcome applications from candidates who wish to discuss the possibility of part time or job-sharing arrangements.

If you have the passion and experience to join our team please view the job description and person specification below.

Job Description – Person Specification

Application Form

Deadline for applications: 9am Friday 15th of February 2019

Interviews: Monday 1st of March 2019 at the BCT Offices in London

Application forms to be returned to Siân Moore, either via email to or by post to the Bat Conservation Trust, Quadrant House, 250 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5RD. Queries to Siân Moore as above.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. All appointments will be made on merit.