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Fundraising Operations Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,689 – £30,490
  • Between Glasgow and Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th May 2023

  • Advertised from 18th May 2023
  • Hours: 37.5 per week. Contract: Permanent


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 data 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 Operations Officer, you will be a champion of our supporter database, delivering key operational support to our Fundraising team to help them raise the funds needed to help Scotland’s mental health.

What we are looking for

You will be a driven, highly motivated individual with fantastic numeracy skills and a keen eye for detail. A self-starter, you will put data and operations 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 financial reconciliation, and assisting with a wide range of activities including income processing, key progress reporting, and database management.

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 an Excel whiz with great attention to detail and a passion for data-driven fundrasing 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

Application notes

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,

To apply and for further information please visit (copy and paste link);$ORG.REC.EXAPN.WIZ/RECRUIT_EXT?suite=CES&token=34c1e40e-53ac-4665-a4cb-cc60ba043d0e

PVG Scheme Membership, 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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