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Events and Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,503
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th July 2019

  • Advertised from 10th July 2019
  • 35 hours per week
  • 04263


This is a full time role based in Murrayburgh House, Edinburgh but with travel throughout Scotland.

About the Role

You will be part of our Public Engagement Team and your role will generate income for, and awareness of, Leonard Cheshire in Scotland. Leading on the delivery of the event fundraising calendar you will also support our local services in their fundraising events and support our fundraising and events volunteers.

About You

You will have demonstrable events and fundraising experience and a knowledge of the difference between third-party, community and special events fundraising, and be able to demonstrate experience of organising large scale, events from development through to completion, with an understanding of risk assessments and event management processes.

This is a demanding role and you will possess excellent time management and the ability to manage multiple projects.

This job will entail travel throughout Scotland and an ability to be flexible in working evenings and weekends will be required in order to support events.

You will have basic copywriting experience, along with experience of gathering case studies to feature in fundraising materials

You will have a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire and be excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of disabled people.

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. As the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, we do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose.

What we Offer

A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover

Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave

Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates

A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

A satisfactory disclosure check will be required for this post

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing Date:18 July 2019