Partnership Development Officer (Fundraising)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £31,000 – £34,000
  • The post holder will work across Edinburgh and Midlothian and will be based at VOCAL’s Edinburgh Carers Hub, 60 Leith Walk, EH6 5HB
  • Closing 30th July 2021

  • Advertised from 1st July 2021
  • 30/36 hours per week
  • 32 days paid leave plus six public holidays (pro rata, if part time) VOCAL will match up to 6% pension contribution


VOCAL (Voice of Carers Across Lothian) is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated fundraising professional with strong entrepreneurial skills to support the implementation of VOCAL’s fundraising strategy and business plans.

Applicants will evidence extensive experience in corporate fundraising, partnership development, trust funds and foundations, fundraising events, project planning, management and delivery.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent planning skills to support VOCAL’s strategic approach and the ability to produce detailed implementation plans for fundraising projects. They will bring an excellent knowledge of the main strands of income generation, alongside proven communication, leadership and people skills and an excellent ability to initiate and manage cross sector partnerships and relationships.

Application notes

Download the person specification and job description, also available at Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to putting ‘Partnership Development Officer’ in the subject heading, or by post marked confidential to CEO, c/o VOCAL Edinburgh, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB.

We welcome applications from under-represented minority groups.

Closing date for applications: Friday 30 July, 12 noon

Interview dates, if shortlisted: Week commencing 16 or 23 August