Charity registered in Scotland SC007410
The National Trust for Scotland is an independent charity set up in 1931 for the preservation and conservation of natural and human heritage significant to Scotland and the world.
The Trust has gone on to become Scotland's largest membership organisation and a leader in conserving and promoting the nation's treasured places and collections so they can be enjoyed by present and future generations.
The Customer and Cause team exists to inspire visits to our places across Scotland, grow membership and drive donations to support our work.
Purpose of the role
The wider purpose of the role is to help drive the National Trust for Scotland’s ability to conserve Scotland’s built and natural heritage under its care.
The specific purpose of the role is to support the development and implementation of fundraising operations to help maximise fundraising income, improve efficiency across all income streams and provide assistance to the wider team in terms of financial, data and process support.
You will work with colleagues within the fundraising team, the wider teams within the Customer and Cause Directorate and those teams in other directorates in which fundraising will work closely with. You may on occasion work with appointed agencies which will provide outsourced support to the Fundraising function, and play a key role in database and administrative support.
The National Trust for Scotland is looking for a member 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 want to reflect the diversity of our membership and seek more candidates who can join our other Trustees in demonstrating a commitment to the Trust and our work. Now more than ever, we need people who can help us with decision-making through these difficult times and for recovery in the aftermath.
Working with our Senior Fundraising Manager you will develop and implement a programme of communications and events to inspire individuals to leave a legacy to the National Trust for Scotland, make it easy for them to do so and ensure that the benefits of leaving a legacy for our heritage is known and enjoyed in life.
You will recruit, retain and reactivate supporters, maximising their lifetime engagement with our charity, delivering to them an outstanding supporter experience, based on deep insight and data. You’ll be responsible for all pledge administration and will support activity to create and implement a calendar of activity and develop stewardship initiatives to build long term relationships with current pledgers, members and donors and all those who love Scotland. You will, identify opportunities to communicate the importance of legacy giving both internally and externally and ensure that legacy pledging is integral to our supporter journey’s.
Trust seeks Independent Member of its Nominations Committee
The National Trust for Scotland is looking for an independent member to join its Nominations Committee.
The Nominations Committee is responsible for ensuring that the Trust adopts open and transparent processes in filling vacancies within the Trust’s governance. The Committee is composed of three members of the Board of Trustees and two independent members. The Committee is chaired by one of the independent members.
It is important that the Nominations Committee reflects the diversity of the Trust’s stakeholders. This is achieved by drawing upon the wide-ranging backgrounds of the elected Trustees and complementing those with two carefully selected independent members. Independent Members should have experience and expertise of leadership and corporate governance at an executive and/or non-executive level in other organisations of a similar scale and complexity as the Trust in the public and charity sector.
The expected time commitment of the post is at least four meeting days per year in addition to preparation and travel time.
Trust seeks new Board co-opted member
The National Trust for Scotland is looking for a member 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 our organisation’s activities. The Board is comprised of ten elected Trustees and four co-opted Trustees. The vacancy that has arisen is for a co-opted Trustee.
In addition to the general skills and experience expected of a Trustee, the Board is seeking to appoint an individual with specific experience of the promotion of social inclusion, outreach, and access to support the delivery of the Trust’s charitable purposes.