Philanthropy Advisor

  • Full time
  • £29,464
  • Currently home based due to COVID-19 but offices in Glasgow & Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th November 2020

  • Advertised from 7th October 2020
  • 35 hours per week
  • Annual Leave Entitlement: 35 days (including 10 public holidays)


We have an exciting opportunity for a well organised and motivated individual to join our Philanthropy team, managing a portfolio of clients; ensuring both efficient and effective philanthropy advice and the delivery of philanthropy services including client directed giving and grant making programmes. The role also involves supporting client development, delivering activities to increase their engagement, and supporting further income generation

If you have excellent interpersonal skills; a minimum of 3 years’ experience in client service, grant making, social sector, relationship management or other related environments; an understanding of client (donor) development, stewardship and communications in the business world and/or third sector; and knowledge or experience in developing grant programmes, then we’re keen to hear from you.

In addition to a sense of fulfilment and an opportunity to meet a wide range of people, Foundation Scotland offers the following staff benefits:

  • Life Assurance at 3 times Annual Salary
  • Defined Contribution Scheme with 6% Employers Contribution
  • MS Office License to use on a personal device whilst employed by FS
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Working Pattern Flexibility

Application notes

To apply, please email a CV and Cover Letter to demonstrating your fit to the role profile and person specification. Please state where you saw this advert in your covering letter.

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 5th November 2020

Interviews Expected to Take Place: Week Beginning 23rd November 2020 via TEAMS or Zoom

For further details and the role profile/person specification please download the application pack.