Community One Stop Shop
Community One Stop Shop

Charity registered in Scotland SC049181

We are an independent organisation, providing free and confidential advice, information, support and advocacy on a wide range of issues for people in Broomhouse, North Sighthill and the surrounding areas. We also see people from outwith these areas.

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Grants Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • South West Edinburgh, flexible working arrangements considered
  • Closing 4th October 2020

The Community One Stop Shop is a small and independent community resource based in Broomhouse, Edinburgh. We support local residents through our services which include advice, employability, emergency food provision, and various ancillary activities.

This is a unique opportunity to join our fabulous team and to support local individuals and families who rely so much on our services. As a key member of our team, you will support the management team in developing and sustaining crucial services in a challenging time. You will write and submit persuasive and compelling funding applications and identify new funding opportunities. We are looking for an individual with provable fundraising experience with community-based charities. You will have evidence of relevant achievements and strong relationship-building skills. You will report directly to the Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the project by developing and implementing a fundraising strategy to maximise our funding bids
  • Research funding opportunities
  • Prepare and produce supporting documents and funding applications
  • Ensure excellent record keeping
  • Develop and maintain relationships with funders and donors
  • Ensure records are maintained and produce funding reports and end of funding evaluation

Who are we looking for? Person Specifications:

  • Communication skills – excellent communication skills and experience with working with funders.
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to research and use data, facts and relevant information and transpose them into high quality, compelling and informative funding applications
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Creativity – be able to think broadly