Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. We have represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for 100 years. Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others.
These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change. SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
For Scotland’s Mental Health
About the Role
Are you an enthusiastic supporter-focused person looking to join an ambitious, motivated, and highly successful fundraising team?
Do you want to contribute to furthering and maximising SAMH’s fundraising potential?
As Fundraising Coordinator, you will be a champion for the supporter experience, acting as first line of contact for all fundraisers and donors for SAMH, and you will be crucial to ensuring we deliver first class supporter care at all times.
What we are looking for
You will be a driven, highly motivated individual with a great telephone manner and ability to connect with people from all backgrounds. A self-starter, you will put supporter needs and motivations at the heart of SAMH’s activity, enabling the Fundraising team to meet our ambitious goals and fundraising strategy.
As part of the Fundraising Operations team, you will work alongside the Fundraising Operations Manager to deliver administrative and logistical support to the wider Fundraising team, leading on stock management, thanking, and acting as the first point of contact for all supporters, whether by telephone, mail, digital, or in person.
At SAMH people are our biggest asset and, through their dedication, skills, compassion and resilience, we are proud to provide recovery focused support and help to a record number of people across Scotland
Our ideal candidate will be a confident communicator and talented coordinator with great attention to detail who wants to be part of a team committed to making a difference for Scotland’s mental health.
What we will provide for you
You will work in a supportive environment and will be provided with a full induction and training opportunities. You will be given the chance to develop your knowledge and skills, as well as develop professionally. Some of our benefits include;
• Funded continuous learning and development opportunities, access to over 100 courses online in addition to classroom and virtual training sessions
• 30 days annual leave rising to 33 after 5 years’ service
• 4 public holidays
• 2 paid wellbeing days off per year to use on what matters to you.
• Team wellbeing budgets
• Workplace pension scheme
• Life Assurance policy
• Employee Assistance Programme
Closing date for applications will be 12 noon on Sunday 28th May 2023.
If you’d like an informal chat about this role and working for SAMH, please contact: Sarah Getgood, firstname.lastname@example.org
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A Basic disclosure, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of any qualifications declared in your application will be required.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.
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