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Community Fundraiser - East Scotland

  • Full time
  • £29,121 – £32,356
  • Home based in Scotland
  • Closing 4th June 2023

  • Advertised from 22nd May 2023
  • Job Reference diabetesuk/TP/10938/1019


This is an exciting time to join the dynamic Community and Events Fundraising Team as a Community Fundraiser. A key driver within our charity’s strategy is that we fight diabetes together to achieve our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm. As a Community Fundraiser, you will play a crucial role in delivering our exciting plans for growth to help us achieve this.

We have a friendly and inclusive working environment here at Diabetes UK and are proud of our hybrid approach which allows great flexibility in the way that we work. This means that you can balance your working time between home and the office, subject to the needs of your role.

Interview date: W/C 19 June 2023 (via MS Teams)

Role Responsibility

As one of our regionally dispersed Community Fundraiser’s, you’ll be joining a busy team, where you will manage relationships with our key supporters with the primary purpose of generating income across a geographical area, through community fundraising activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering income targets across the region by building strong relationships with individuals, local companies, community groups and volunteers, in line with our community fundraising strategy. You will also be responsible for the management of local third-party events in your region and in providing excellent stewardship to those supporters.

This role is home-based with regular travel across the region. There will also be regular travel to Diabetes UK offices for meetings.

The Ideal Candidate

You’ll be able to demonstrate a track record of meeting income targets through relationship fundraising. You’ll be experienced in building and maintaining relationships with supporters and colleagues. A proactive person, you’ll be self-motivated and able to work independently with a solution focussed approach. As an experienced fundraiser, you’ll be skilled in managing income and expenditure budgets and financial reporting. It is desirable that you have managed large third-party events before, however training will be provided, if not.

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