Edinburgh International Science Festival
Edinburgh International Science Festival

Charity registered in Scotland SC003790

Edinburgh International Science Festival, founded in 1989, is an educational charity that encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the wonder of the world around them.


Current vacancies

Development Officer (Fundraising)

  • Full time
  • Circa £23,460
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd January 2019

Each year the Edinburgh International Science Festival delivers one of Europe’s largest science festivals, a primary school education programme across Scotland, a careers event for secondary school pupils and a variety of international programming activities and projects. We believe in inspiring, encouraging and challenging people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and understand the world around them.

About the role:

As part of our Development (Fundraising) team, you will seek out, identify and secure financial support from a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals with a focus on developing giving circles across funding streams. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing funding partners, delivering the highest level of service.

About you:

With experience in a fundraising, sponsorship or sales environment, you will have experience of making funding applications and hold a good working knowledge across all funding streams. You will be pro-active, enthusiastic, target driven and play a key role in delivering the organisation’s fundraising targets.

You will have a flexible and creative approach, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multi task while working under pressure.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Development Officer (Fundraising)

  • Full time
  • Circa £23,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2018

Each year the Edinburgh International Science Festival delivers one of Europe’s largest science festivals, a primary school education programme across Scotland, a careers event for secondary school pupils and a variety of international programming activities and projects. We believe in inspiring, encouraging and challenging people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and understand the world around them.

About the role:

As part of our Development (Fundraising) team, you will seek out, identify and secure financial support from a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals with a focus on developing giving circles across funding streams. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing funding partners, delivering the highest level of service.

About you:

With experience in a fundraising, sponsorship or sales environment, you will have experience of making funding applications and hold a good working knowledge across all funding streams. You will be pro-active, enthusiastic, target driven and play a key role in delivering the organisation’s fundraising targets.

You will have a flexible and creative approach, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multi task while working under pressure.

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