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Events Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £28,012 – £30,966
  • Flexible / Hybrid Working
  • Closing 10th August 2022

  • Advertised from 28th July 2022


CHAS are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative events professional to join their events team. Do you want to go to work every day in a fun, exhilarating, varied and glamorous job, which also makes a difference for some of the most vulnerable children in our society? As a member of the CHAS fundraising team you will support the income generation which enables us to deliver critical services to ensure that no family should have to go through the death of their child alone.

Our CHAS high profile events have a reputation for being some of the best charity events in Scotland, providing all little surprises and moments of sparkle that our guests have come to expect. We would love for YOU to become a part of the team to lead and deliver top quality, engaging and exciting events across the country. As part of the Partnerships and Philanthropy team, within the fundraising department, you will work in a focussed and driven environment. You will be given the opportunity to support exciting projects in the organisation and add value to partnership working across CHAS. If you think you are the person to add that extra sparkle to our events then please read on.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project management of 3 CHAS high profile events generating £150,000 towards supporting children and families across Scotland
  • Leading and chairing event committee meetings and training event volunteers
  • Managing complex conversations with numerous suppliers and negotiating opportunities to minimise expenditure.
  • Managing the event budget to ensure it is in line with budgetted income and expenditure
  • Taking responsibility for fulfilling all necessary actions to ensure a successful event. Planning and delivering a broad range of fundraising activities to enable a fun, seamless event whilst maximising all fundraising opportunities.
  • Managing a complex set of administration tasks throughout the process, prior and post event.

About You

  • HNC level qualification or equivalent in Event Management or related discipline
  • Experience of working on large scale fundraising events
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 and information databases
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good communication skills required, to deal with staff, volunteers and general public in an appropriate and effective manner
  • Demonstrable attention to detail
  • Full driving licence

About CHAS

At CHAS, staff and volunteers work together as one team, focused on the common goal of reaching every family in Scotland who needs our support. We have a 3:1 ratio of volunteers to staff members in CHAS. All CHAS staff will at some point work with or alongside volunteers and will be expected to support volunteers.

Our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As an Events Fundraiser, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision.

Application notes

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Diane Alton, High Profile Events Manager, on 0131 444 4908.

For any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR Team on 0131 444 3293 or by emailing

Please apply by visiting the CHAS current vacancies page at and clicking on the Apply button.

Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.

Closing date: 10th August 2022

This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) / Basic Disclosure check.