Fundraising and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,229 – £23,275
  • Hybrid - Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th April 2023

  • Advertised from 8th March 2023


Are you looking to kickstart your career in fundraising and communications? Can you inspire and build relationships with a range of different people? Do you want to use your skills and passion for social justice to help Carr Gomm stomp out loneliness and isolation across Scotland?

Then this is the role for you.

Carr Gomm is looking for a Fundraising and Communications Officer who can articulate the impact of Carr Gomm’s work and play a key role in fundraising to help us achieve even more. Your work will help bring people together, strengthen communities and transform lives.

In this strategically important role, you’ll have the opportunity to develop our 25th Birthday Celebrations fundraising plan, build engagement with existing and new supporters, and have the space to be creative with our events and community fundraising, utilising multiple social media platforms. You will be an excellent relationship builder, comfortable with targets, and confident managing multiple projects.

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate or entry-level professional, who would value the opportunity to develop their skills and bring fresh perspective and ideas to our team. Working within our Business Development Team, you will gain a first-hand experience across a range of functions. We will help you to develop in your career and achieve your goals, with commitment to your professional development.

Why work for Carr Gomm? Our benefits are…..

  • Annual salary starting at £21,229 and increasing to £23,275 based on service
  • 35 days’ holiday per year
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and sick leave
  • A Defined Contribution pension scheme, with incremental employer contributions
  • Membership to Lifeworks; employee well-being and perks platform
  • Membership of a credit union
  • Cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes
  • Discounts with leading hotels and gyms

Essential skills and experience

  • Qualified to degree level or have demonstrative experience of teamwork, analysis and working to time scales.
  • Experience of working in a fundraising or communications role in either voluntary or paid capacity.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Positive attitude and a friendly, approachable manner with a desire to grow connections.
  • Willingness to carry out any other ad hoc duties as required.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience of event management
  • Proven experience of growing fundraised income.
  • Donorfy or similar CRM experience
  • Knowledge of third sector and social care sector
  • Knowledge of GDPR and fundraising compliance.

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Application notes

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