The Lucy Faithfull Foundation
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

Charity registered in Scotland SC039888

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse. We work closely with frontline workers and professionals such as police officers, social workers and education staff to ensure children are as safe as they can be. We keep children safe in all our work. We work with entire families that have been affected by sexual abuse including: young people with inappropriate sexual behaviours; adult male and female sexual abusers; victims of abuse and other family members. Drawing on our expert knowledge, we offer a broad range of services for professionals and members of the public and we run the confidential Stop it Now! Helpline.

Current vacancies

Fundraising Manager (part time)

  • Part time
  • £30,000 – £34,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (hybrid working considered)
  • Closing 9th February 2022

About us

Stop It Now! Scotland is the only national charity dedicated exclusively to preventing and responding to child sexual abuse. Well respected in the field, we are part of The Lucy Faithfull Foundation, a UK wide charity focusing on the prevention of child sexual abuse through engaging both protective adults and those who present a risk to children. Our work is vital, and has real impact.

We are looking for a dynamic and talented Fundraising Manager to join our Scotland team on a fixed term contract for 2 years (with potential to extend, funding dependent).

About the role

As our Fundraising Manager, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of Stop It Now! Scotland’s fundraising strategy.

You will cultivate new funder relationships with a focus on trust and foundation fundraising, statutory fundraising, private philanthropy and corporate fundraising. You will take responsibility for stewarding donors, so as to deepen their engagement with our work. You will project manage reports in relation to grants and develop structures so reporting is effective and timely.

You will help take our work to protect children to the next level, developing new income streams, setting challenging but realistic annual targets and fostering a culture of collaboration and support.

If you have significant experience in fundraising and are eager to make a positive difference in your next role, this is a superb opportunity to join our charity and drive our ambitious plans forward. You will be instrumental in helping us reach more of those who need us by growing our income and raising awareness of Stop It Now!

About you

You will need:

  • A demonstrable track record of success in fundraising within a third sector organisation
  • Significant evidenced experience in gaining grant funding from trusts and foundations and/or statutory bodies
  • Proven experience of developing and managing donor relations
  • Excellent analytical, communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, with a strong eye for detail.

You will be:

  • Organised, self-motivated and able to manage a large and varied workload
  • A creative thinker who champions new ideas and approaches to fundraising
  • Understanding of the need to ‘pitch-in’ and do whatever is necessary, as a member of a small team.
  • Committed to deliver our vision of a world free of child sexual abuse.

The Benefits

  • Salary of £18,000-£20,400 (£30,000-£34,000 f.t.e) dependent on skills and experience
  • A strong sense of purpose knowing your work makes a real impact
  • 25 days leave plus public holidays (pro rata)
  • Up to five days learning and development each year
  • Nest pension
  • Company sick pay (after probationary period)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Benenden medical cover

At The Lucy Faithfull Foundation we believe in creating a positive environment where our differences are respected and each of us feels valued for our contribution. Treating people fairly is part of our values and at the core of our culture. As an inclusive employer, all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, socioeconomic background, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity and caring responsibilities, marital status, nationality and disability including invisible disabilities and neurodiversity.

For an informal discussion in relation to this role please call the Director of Stop It Now! Scotland, Stuart Allardyce on 07881 824871.