Charity registered in Scotland SC007410
The National Trust for Scotland is looking for two members to join our Board. Our Trustees are crucial to the work of the Trust and collectively, their backgrounds, skills and experience reflect the diversity of the organisations activities.
This year, we are looking for candidates with experience in: (i) gardens and horticulture, and (ii) finance, governance, and risk management, who can join our other Trustees in demonstrating a commitment to the Trust and our work.
You would be joining the Trust at an important time, as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and look to our future in the development of our new ten-year strategy. As protector of some of Scotland’s finest landscapes, we also have a crucial role in tackling climate change.
If you share that commitment, and are interested in this opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you!
The specific purpose of the role is to work with the Head of Fundraising and Major Gifts Manager to create, develop and implement meaningful cultivation opportunities to deepen engagement with our supporters and ultimately increase donations.
You will assist the Major Gifts Manager in the implementation of the overarching strategy for Major Gifts, and the pipeline of prospects that feed into Major Gifts (donors giving at £1,000+ over a year). This will ensure a joined-up approach to Major Donor engagement from identification, through to recruitment, thanking and stewardship.
The Major Gifts Executive role’s focus is on delivering the strategy for those giving at the lower – mid range of Major Gifts (£1K - £6K), as well as ensuring there is an ongoing analysis and development of how we continue to develop and increase support from these donors.
You will support the activity to develop new networks of major donors to drive our charitable work
The specific purpose of the role is to support the Major Gifts Manager in the administration of the Major Gifts strategy. Helping to improve efficiency, ensuring records of correspondence, income and expenditure are kept up to date, as well as undertaking event logistics.
You will work to support the Major Gifts Manager, and closely with the Major Gifts Executive and well as other colleagues within the fundraising team, Customer and Cause Directorate and those teams in other directorates with which fundraising partners. You may on occasion work with appointed agencies which provide outsourced support to the Fundraising function, and play a key role in database and administrative support.