Fundraising Administrator

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Edinburgh – hybrid working
  • Closing 1st June 2022

  • Advertised from 4th May 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Flexible working hours/weekends/evenings/a shorter working week could be discussed.


Main Purpose of Job

Winning Leishman are seeking a Fundraising Administrator to join our team. This post will involve maintaining records to keep track of funding proposals, reports and other communications on behalf of Winning Leishman’s clients. Additionally, you will support the identification of funding opportunities through carrying out database searches.

Position in Organisation

Report to the Winning Leishman Directors.


• Maintain accurate database records

• Maintain a schedule of applications and reports

• Match funder motivations with client opportunities

• Support the identification of trust and foundation funding opportunities through searches

Person Specification

Skills & Experience

• Reliable and well organised with good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

• Excellent IT skills, Excel and MS Office, with a working knowledge of database systems

• Strong attention to detail

• A systems thinker

• Professional, courteous, respectful and confident

• Proactive and self-motivated with a positive and enthusiastic approach to teamwork

• Experience working in administration, ideal within charity or fundraising sectors, is desirable


• Degree (in any subject), studying towards a degree or equivalent (essential)

Application notes

Key Dates

Closing date: Wednesday 1st June at 12 noon

Interviews (by Zoom): Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th June

Start date: By arrangement

How to Apply

Send a 2-page CV and 1-page cover letter/email to In your cover letter please summarise how you meet the job description and person specification and explain your motivation in applying for the post.

You should also provide names and addresses of two references. References will only be contacted for the successful candidate but will be contacted before any formal offer of employment is made.

Please note for cost saving purposes we will only contact applicants that will be invited for interview. If you have not heard from us after one week following the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.