This vacancy has now closed

Fundraising Executive

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Glasgow (part time home based working will be considered)
  • Closing 30th January 2023

  • Advertised from 17th January 2023
  • 37.5 hours


The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity that inspires young people to believe they can achieve more than they ever thought possible through learning and adventure in the wild.

The UK fundraising team raises over £7m a year to provide bursary support for disadvantaged young people to participate in our residential courses, and towards capital requirements across the Trust. The team of 15 is based across three locations at Waterloo, London, Head Office in Hackthorpe, Cumbria and Glasgow, Scotland.

As Fundraising Executive, you will be part of a team working together with the Head of Scottish Partnerships to raise £750,000.

This is a full-time post in which you'll:

  • Have responsibility for your own portfolio of trusts and pro-actively research and recruit new trusts to support Outward Bound
  • Supporting the fundraising and stewardship of existing donors for The Trust’s two major projects in Scotland – The Mark Scott Leadership for Life Award and Scotland’s Next Generation.
  • Supporting the Head of Scottish Partnerships in the stewardship of Corporate and Major Donors and planning and execution of fundraising events.
  • Support the social media activity of the Scotland fundraising team.

This is a varied role with opportunities to provide fundraising support across a number of different income streams. Applicants will be based in Glasgow with hybrid home working considered.

Please download the Job Specification for full details

Application notes

If you have any questions about the job or our recruitment process please contact Lisa Robinson, Head of Scottish Partnerships or 0141 413 0243

To apply for this job please send Lisa a covering letter. By email, (no longer than two sides of A4) saying why you’re the person for this job as well as a copy of your up-to-date CV by 5pm on Monday 30th January 2023.

If you’re shortlisted for the job, initial telephone interviews will take place w/c Monday 6th February and if successful at this stage applicants will be invited to a face-to-face interview in Glasgow.