Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.
This role will involve creating and stewarding opportunities with major donors, charitable trusts and corporate supporters, creating tangible and visible results to sustain and grow our school feeding programmes.
A large part of the role will be in leading and motivating the team who have significant responsibilities in coordinating the development of key relationships and opportunities. Working at a senior level, the role will involve leading by example and ensuring our work is managed in line with Mary’s Meals values.
Do you have what it takes to operate as a strategic leader in a complex high profile organisation? And a genuine desire to play your part in addressing a social cause that affects thousands of people and families? Then join us as Director, Shelter Scotland and you could soon be the driving force behind our continued journey aimed at tackling Scotland’s housing emergency.
Shelter Scotland has been the key voice in getting social house building back to the top of the political agenda. As well as persuading the Scottish Government to take action against the Bedroom Tax, we’ve campaigned successfully for a major reform of the Private Rented Sector too. We’re now entering the crucial implementation phase of an ambitious three year strategy that’s set clear and bold goals to be achieved in a complex and turbulent environment. This career-defining opportunity will see you help us make a major impact for social justice with individuals, within communities, and across Scotland.
About the role
You’ll regularly liaise with other Executive Leadership team members to ensure Shelter’s strategy is implemented in Scotland in a way that takes account of the national legislative, policy and societal context. You’ll also be instrumental in helping to model the behaviours needed to achieve our strategy, and encourage others to do the same. Acting as our key national spokesperson in the media, with government ministers, senior civil servants, funders etc., you’ll also have a telling input into our campaigning, fundraising and media activities and help ensure the long-term financial sustainability of Shelter Scotland and Shelter as a whole.
Someone who can bring leadership, partnership, innovation and a real passion for the cause, you are comfortable both dealing with change, and bringing it about. You also have the communication skills to represent us in the media and liaise with a wide range of key stakeholders. A proven ability to oversee the strategic development of effective, high quality, innovative services that make a real difference to clients is important too, as is the confidence to act as an advocate within high-level networks and proactively identify fundraising opportunities.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
At Shelter Scotland, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We also encourage applications from people, who have been homeless or have been at risk of homelessness. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Children 1st work to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood. We achieve this by providing direct services to vulnerable children and their families across Scotland.
“A child without a childhood is like a rainbow without colour” John McGurk, Children 1st Supporter
Join our team and put the colour back into the childhood of children in Scotland.
We are reinventing Community Fundraising at Children 1st and we need an excellent Senior Community Fundraiser to join our team. Do you want to be part of this exciting new chapter of relationship based fundraising practice? If yes, we want to hear from you! This is a new role and we have big ideas and projects, but we are also looking for someone to bring their own influence and inspiration to the post.
We need someone who is focused, driven, shares our vision and is able to deliver innovation and creativity to their work. Being an excellent communicator on all platforms is vital. Our values are important to us and we need someone who can communicate this to our supporters.
In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 40 days annual leave inclusive of 9 days public holidays, flexible working opportunities, a contributory pension scheme and generous maternity/adoption and paternity leave benefits.
This is a permanent, full time role of 35 hours per week. Based flexibly in the central belt with our offices based in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The role will require frequent travel across Scotland.
Garnethill Multicultural Centre provides a facility to the local community for a variety of activities and meeting space for a diverse number of different community groups.
The Development Worker “grants and building refurb” will work to identify potential funding sources in relation to building refurbishment to meet the aims and objectives of the centre, its facilities and activities.
The successful applicant will work with the board and staff on funding strategies and making funding applications for grants to support the Centre’s ongoing maintenance, refurbishment, facilities and activities. You will also participate in management’s decision making process; draw up proposals and help set long and short-term goals.
About the Job
The Enterprise Development Worker will manage our new community building “The Pavilion” and the community garden attached, bringing a social entrepreneurial vision to our Trust, engaging with customers, services and volunteers to help us to develop our current income generation streams, whilst exploring new ways to help us to become more financially independent.
The worker will concentrate mainly upon the opportunities that our new asset “The Pavilion” can bring and will work to ensure that this venue is financially viable for us, whilst managing use and participation from a wide variety of individuals and organisations.
We are looking for an experienced and confident community worker who has experience of social enterprise and income generation. You will be a proactive, problem solver, who isn’t afraid to take risks and who works hard to produce positive results. You will be an independent, innovative worker who is comfortable working in a small third sector organisation without a large administrative infrastructure.
In this role, you will drive income and achieve targets by increasing Terrence Higgins Trust’s profile and support in Scotland. Developing and implementing a local fundraising plan using defined products and audiences, you will help deliver Terrence Higgins Trust’s national strategy and maximise opportunities that have been identified.
You will have experience of successfully raising funds through sponsorship based fundraising activity by building relationships with key stakeholders and organising and managing community fundraising events.
As part of the Fundraising Team you will play a key role in the development and implementation of Project Trust’s fundraising activities. A central element of this post is to implement the fundraising strategy and take a lead role in maximising core and restricted income from charitable trusts, grants and statutory funders.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Would you like a job that will make positive impact on your community? Are you an outgoing event organiser, who enjoys running a busy and varied portfolio that raises invaluable funds for a local charity? If you are, then we have a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a full-time events fundraising role.
This exciting role will work closely with the Hospice fundraising team and the wider Hospice team to deliver a varied programme of events throughout the year, building awareness and generating valuable income. Ranging from bespoke events to challenge and corporate events, this role will be full of interesting opportunities to develop as an events professional. You’ll need to be an excellent communicator with the enthusiasm and knowledge to lead by example and drive forward a key part of the charity’s fundraising strategy.
Duties will include:
Applicants will need:
This post is for 37.5 hours per week, the Events Fundraiser is required to be flexible as the days of working each week may vary and will involve occasional evenings and weekends.
The post is subject to a check by Disclosure Scotland.
The Fundraising team for Paisley Museum Reimagined is looking for an energetic team player to provide administrative support to the Campaign Director, Fundraising Manager and Board of Trustees. Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, the role will include database management, research and the development of mid to low-level funding applications. A key requirement will be to foster effective working relationships with the PMR project management team; capital campaign trustees and prospects; and Renfrewshire Council’s marketing and communications team.
It is essential that you have a HNC qualification or equivalent work experience with a track record in record keeping and data management as well as an understanding of GDPR and how it is observed in the context of charitable fundraising. You will also be proficient in the management of CRM databases and have an understanding of website development and their maintenance. You will be responsible for collating information to harness the database and produce excellent prospect information. You should be effective at event administration and support and be able to contribute to the campaign through social media channels and the website. You must be competent in Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook, and internet search/research. You will be able to work proactively on your own initiative, whilst working supportively as part of a team.
It is also essential that you are able to work some evenings and weekends.
It is also desirable that you have experience of supporting fundraising in a non-profit organisation as well as an appreciation of the Arts and Heritage sectors and knowledge of social media monitoring tools, website development and CMS.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit disclosurescotland.co.uk.
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.