Job Opportunity


// Barking & Dagenham Renew Trust Officer

Barking & Dagenham Renew and Lankelly Chase are working collaboratively to develop effective ways of grant making across Barking & Dagenham.  At a time of great change and innovation in the borough, this is an exciting time to explore new ways of funding organisations and individuals to bring lasting change.

We are looking for an energised Trust Officer for this ground breaking role. You will be responsible for managing grant programmes, from initial co-design through to implementation (including Participatory Grant Making initiatives).

You will have experience of supporting people/communities to set the agenda and drive change.  You will have excellent people skills and feel confident interacting with a variety of different stakeholders; including residents, local groups, local authority officers and Board members. You will be able to work remotely.

You will have demonstrable experience of designing and facilitating creative and engaging community workshops, activities and events which prioritise the lived experience and expertise of local people looking to improve their communities. You will also have experience of coordinating multiple projects, competing priorities, and working both on your own and as part of a team to ensure excellent project deliverables.  You will be able to work remotely.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates local to Barking & Dagenham.

Please email us for a full Job Description at

How to apply

Please send a CV and a short covering letter (no more than 2 A4 pages), illustrating how your skills and relevant experience relates to the job description and person specification. The closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 21st June. The selection process will include an interview with the possibility of a second interview. Interviews will take place on Thursday 27th June. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview by Tuesday 25th June.  We regret that we will only be able to reply, and give feedback, to short-listed applicants. You must have the right to live and work in the UK. Non-EU nationals who require a work permit in order to take up employment will not be considered.

Barking & Dagenham Renew is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Full-time role:  £30,000-£32,000 per annum.  Please email your application or any questions to For more information about Barking & Dagenham Renew, see our website

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