Community Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £21,848
  • Edward House, Glasgow – with extensive travel around Scotland (Note: all staff currently home working due to COVID)
  • Closing 18th April 2021


  • Advertised from 1st April 2021
  • Plus 4% employer pension contribution. 35 hours per week (1.0 FTE). 2 year post

Role

We are recruiting – come and join Scottish Families!

This post will support effective delivery of Scottish Families’ Fundraising Strategy. The role is primarily focused on income generation through community fundraising activity and events in Scotland, as well as providing local support to grow fundraising activity.

This role will focus on supporting the Scottish Families’ Fundraising Strategy, recruiting participants for events, developing and maintaining relationships with supporters and funders, answering all fundraising-related queries and maximising community fundraising opportunities for the organisation.

The post-holder will be responsible for achieving agreed annual income targets; recruiting, supporting and inspiring fundraising supporters; recruiting, supporting and developing volunteers to support fundraising; identifying opportunities for events and supporting planned events; liaising with community venues regarding collections throughout the year.

The post will be based at Edward House, Glasgow (Scottish Families’ national office) with some travel around Scotland. (Note that currently all staff are home working due to the COVID outbreak and there is currently no confirmed date for the re-opening of the national office, based on the Scottish Government guidance). The post-holder will be expected to work some evenings and occasional weekends.

We are seeking applicants who are educated to HNC level, vocational qualification (level 4) or hold a relevant professional qualification. Membership of the Institute of Fundraising and a qualification in fundraising are desirable. Applicants should have previous fundraising experience or experience of working directly within the community in a sales capacity or people-facing events role, as well as a proven record of organising events. Applicants should have knowledge of issues for families affected by substance use, as well as a proven ability to generate new ideas and approaches and excellent networking and relationship management skills.

Application notes

Please see sfad.org.uk/about-us/vacancies for more information and application details.

Closing date: 11.59pm, Sunday 18 April 2021.