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Top job! Funding Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £43,200 – £48,000
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness
  • Closing 30th April 2021

  • Advertised from 15th April 2021
  • Salary: £43,200 to £48,000 (pending agreement of pay review). Hrs: 35 per week (flexible working options are available). Status: fixed term for 12 months.


Do you have experience in and an understanding of the charity funding landscape in Scotland and have a passion for modernising it? You may be just the person we are looking for.

We’re looking for someone with a sound background knowledge of a range of charity funding practices. You might have worked as a funder or in a fundraising role for a charity. The critical thing is that you have the vision, influencing and facilitation skills to work with a wide range of funders and voluntary organisations to further develop funding practices.

Our programme of work is a blend of agenda influencing, grant management and testing innovative funding approaches.

This post will be responsible for managing a small team, leading our work on grant management and other funding products as well as working closely with Funding Scotland and our policy team to help shape the funding landscape in Scotland.

If you would like to have an informal chat before applying for this position, please contact Sally Dyson, Head of Digital and Development at

Application notes

To apply: download an application pack from the attachments below and return to by 12 noon on Friday 30th April.

This is a fixed-term post for a period of 12 months.

Closing date: 30th April 2021. Interview date: 14th May 2021

Location: SCVO staff are currently working from home. When our offices reopen this role could be based in any of our Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness offices, with the option to work from home for some of the working week.