Fundraising and Communications Officer – National Service (Edinburgh)

  • Full time
  • £20,251 – £22,297
  • Hybrid – National Service, Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th July 2022

  • Advertised from 24th June 2022
  • Permanent, 37.5 hours per week


Carr Gomm is one of Scotland’s leading social care and community development charities; we strive to support people to achieve their individual hopes and dreams every day. We know our work is challenging and very rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach who are able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them.

Responsibilities and Success Factors:

You will engage with local, business, and digital communities to raise awareness of our impact. Your enthusiasm, adaptability and problem-solving approach will encourage others to become active supporters of Carr Gomm – from corporate supporters to local advocates and fellow colleagues – and contribute to growing our overall network and reach.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will work on a wide variety of projects with the rest of the business development team. Taking responsibility for fundraising projects, you will:

• Co-create, deliver and review fundraising action plans, which detail the targets and outcomes we’re aiming to achieve, and cover all aspects of tangible activity to raise money

• Source, submit and monitor grant applications, in liaison with others

• Maintain accurate databases and financial monitoring to inform decision making

• Develop and expand our networks and connections

• Source, create and write impact stories and social media content, utilising a range of media

• Contribute to the research and development of innovative projects and activities

Successful fundraising and communications officers come from different backgrounds and have a range of experiences. All have a keen eye for detail, a flair for engaging with and relating to people, are wonderful ambassadors, excellent storytellers, and passionate world changers.

This job description describes the practical purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature and main duties of the job as they exist currently, but is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule

Application notes

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Closing Date: Sunday 10th July 2022