Fundraising Lead

  • Part time
  • £40,350 pro-rata
  • Kinross (Hybrid)
  • Closing 5th April 2023

  • Advertised from 6th March 2023


Kinross-shire Youth Enterprise (KYTHE) is a vibrant Christian youthwork non-profit organisation. They provide a range of services to young people across Kinross-shire, aimed at ensuring they are given the opportunities they need to reach their true potential. KYTHE are passionate about partnerships and see a real value in the local community working together for the betterment of people across Kinross-shire. With this in mind, KYTHE work in the Kinrosshire communities alongside local schools, churches and government bodies in order to deliver their life-enhancing services to young people in the area. These services include maths study sessions, mental health support, youth band, arts workshops, and a holiday football camp to name just a few.

Young people in the community come to KYTHE from all different backgrounds, religions, races, genders, abilities, and sexual orientations. They come to KYTHE to realise their potential, to find out what inspires them, and to learn new skills. The organisation also provides these incredible young people with a supportive network of new friends, whilst also having their mental health, wellbeing and self-esteem nurtured in a positive way. They are empowered to have a purpose and a sense of belonging. KYTHE is passionate about young people succeeding in living a fulfilled life, and helping them to adapt, thrive and grow.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Fundraising Lead to join the fun-loving team at KYTHE. This is your opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people in your area, sourcing the funds which will continue to enable KYTHE to provide their services in your community. The new Fundraising Lead will be responsible for the development of all Fundraising elements across KYTHE. They will identify, investigate, create and manage a portfolio of high-impact potential and actual donors and charitable trusts. Funding will be sought from individual donors, churches, major gifts, foundations and philanthropic businesses.

KYTHE’s next Fundraising Lead should be an experienced Fundraiser, ideally from a Trusts & Grants background, but they are also open to experience in other areas of Fundraising. If you are a strategic thinker and operator, with an understanding of, and an empathy with, the values and the identity of KYTHE then this is the ideal opportunity for you. This role will involve the engagement and oversight of fundraising volunteers, so a natural leader would be ideal for the position. The successful candidate should also be outgoing, engaging and able to communicate clearly. The successful candidate will possess a full, clean driving license and have access to a car. Whilst KYTHE is a Christian organisation, the successful applicant does not need to practice Christianity themselves, but they should be open and accepting of the views of the organisation and comfortable working in their environment.

Application notes

Please email us at or call us on 01786 542 224 to request the full Candidate Pack.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date.

The Recruitment Manager will be delighted to discuss the role with you at any point.

Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 5th April

Interview Date: Wednesday 19th April

This search is being conducted exclusively for Kinross-shire Youth Enterprise (KYTHE) by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked extensively in and with the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.