This vacancy has now closed

Senior Fundraiser – Community

  • Full time
  • £26,977 – £31,576
  • Flexibly in the Central Belt (home-based preferable in the central belt)
  • Closing 2nd October 2020

  • Advertised from 18th September 2020
  • 35 hours.
  • FR20/05


Children 1st work to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood. We achieve this by providing direct services to vulnerable children and their families across Scotland.

“A child without a childhood is like a rainbow without colour”

John McGurk, Children 1st Supporter

Join our team and put the colour back into the childhood of children in Scotland.

We are reinventing Community Fundraising at Children 1st and we need an excellent Senior Community Fundraiser to join our team. Do you want to be part of this exciting new chapter of relationship based fundraising practice? If yes, we want to hear from you! This is a new role and we have big ideas and projects, but we are also looking for someone to bring their own influence and inspiration to the post.

We need someone who is focused, driven, shares our vision and is able to deliver innovation and creativity to their work. Being an excellent communicator on all platforms is vital. Our values are important to us and we need someone who can communicate this to our supporters.

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 40 days annual leave inclusive of 9 days public holidays, a contributory pension scheme and generous maternity/adoption and paternity leave benefits.

This is a permanent, full-time, home-based role of 35 hours per week. Based flexibly in the central belt (preferable east coast to complement our team). The role will require frequent travel across Scotland.

For a confidential and informal conversation about this role please call Head of Public Fundraising Susan Bradley on 07921338384.

Application notes

Closing date: Friday 2nd October 2020 at noon. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on a rolling basis during the recruitment advertising period and have one date shortly after closing date.

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The selection process will include seeking Disclosure information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st