Community & Events Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £25,181 – £29,568
  • Edinburgh (Interim home working)
  • Closing 26th July 2021


  • Advertised from 2nd July 2021
  • Hours: 37.5 per week. Contract: Permanent.
  • W650

Role

Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.

SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.

Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.

SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.

Are you an enthusiastic and innovative Community & Events Fundraiser looking to join an ambitious, motivated and highly successful fundraising team?

As Community & Events Fundraiser, you will maximise income to meet or exceed income targets through the development of excellent local relationships, creating opportunities to give, and positioning SAMH as the charity of choice within the community.

Our ideal candidate will be a confident communicator, target driven, ambitious, and will have all the essential skills and passion to help us achieve our aim of inspiring everyone in Scotland who cares about mental health to support our activities.

As Community & Events Fundraiser, you will maximise income to meet or exceed income targets through the development of excellent local relationships, creating opportunities to give, and positioning SAMH as the charity of choice within the community.

Our ideal candidate will be a confident communicator, target driven, ambitious, and will have all the essential skills and passion to help us achieve our aim of inspiring everyone in Scotland who cares about mental health to support our activities.

Application notes

Application closing date is Monday 26th July 2021 at 12noon

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 4th August 2021 via Zoom

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website samh.org.uk.

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.