Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th July 2022

  • Advertised from 9th June 2022
  • Salary based on experience


Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust (SBT) is seeking an experienced Fundraising Manager.

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing and is one of the most effective ways to help break the poverty cycle. We work towards a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

Scottish Book Trust (SBT) is seeking an experienced Fundraising Manager to manage its national fundraising strategy, spanning key income streams including campaigns, individual giving, trusts & foundations, major donors, corporate partnerships and legacies. We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills to join our talented team.

Our charity’s mission is to ensure everyone living in Scotland has equal access to books and the many benefits this brings. This is delivered through our various programmes including Bookbug & Bookbug for the Home (outreach), Book Week Scotland, New Writers Awards, Authors Live with the BBC, school tours, Reading is Caring, for people living with dementia, and more.

The post holder will work with our Fundraising Officer as part of our wider Marketing team. The team supports fundraising and programme teams with a bespoke CRM system, PR and media, web & apps, digital marketing & social media and also works closely with our Research & Evaluation team.

It is an exciting time to join the charity, with an established fundraising operation in place and plans for future growth. We are looking for someone to play a leading role in nurturing high-quality, long-lasting relationships with SBT’s supporters, and other high-profile stakeholders, identifying and developing new fundraising opportunities.

Please contact us for an informal chat if you want to find out more about this role by emailing

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Closing date: 7th July 2022, 12:00PM

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated, so please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.