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Wimbledon Foundation - Grants and Community Officer

Aug 24th 2017

Location Wimbledon, London, SW19

Position Full time 35 hours per week

Salary Competitive, plus excellent benefits

Application deadline 10 September 2017

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited is looking to recruit a Grants and Community Officer to join the Wimbledon Foundation.

Founded in 1868, The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) is a private members’ club which organises and stages The Championships, Wimbledon.

The Wimbledon Foundation is the charity of the AELTC and The Championships. The mission of the Foundation is to use the heritage and resources of Wimbledon to help change people's lives. Founded in 2013, it builds on the success of a significant programme of community and charitable activities over a number of years. The Foundation has three strands of work: Playing- using the power of sport, particularly tennis, to advance young people's personal development; Giving- making a valuable contribution to meeting social needs especially in our local community of Merton and Wandsworth and Learning- using Wimbledon's unique heritage to support the education of young people, in partnership with the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. As a broad objective, the aim is for the Foundation to become recognised locally, nationally and internationally as one of the leading and most effective charities associated with a major sports club or event.

The Wimbledon Foundation's programme of activities is continuously developing. In 2016, grants and donations totalling £700,000 were awarded to 96 organisations and the Get Set, Get Active Fund was launched. This fund aims to increase opportunities for local people of all ages and abilities to participate in sport and exercise. In the coming year, we will continue to grow, including launching a number of new local and international projects.

In this role, you will help to deliver Wimbledon Foundation grant making and community programmes, working closely with the Foundation and Community Manager. You will need experience in the charity/voluntary sector, along with the skills to develop new programmes.

This supports the AELTC’s goal of delivering the world’s premier tennis tournament and to support one of the world’s most prestigious tennis clubs.

The AELTC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Appointments are made on merit.

To apply, visit wimbledon.com/jobs

 

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