Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,870
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th October 2019

  • Advertised from 3rd October 2019
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent


Sleep Scotland is looking to recruit a Fundraising Manager to join our busy and dynamic, team. You must have a sound track record in fundraising and able to attract funding from diverse sources. You will have recent experience in a similar role, be highly organised and a team player with great communication skills with the ability to problem solve.

The core purpose of the role is to generate income to sustain and develop the aims and values of the Charity.

About the Charity

Sleep Scotland is an Edinburgh based charity that provides support services focussed on two areas. Sleep Services supports the families of children and young people with sleep problems. TEENS+, is a transitional education programme, supporting young people with complex and severe communication issues.

Sleep Scotland promotes healthy sleep in children and young people through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education through our sleep services function. We work throughout Scotland and in other parts of the UK providing intensive sleep programmes for children with additional support needs by training sleep councillors to work directly with families in need of support. We also run a telephone support help line.

Teens+provides post school education and lifelong learning services for young people with complex communication needs including autism and learning disabilities. Based in two centres in Edinburgh, the service is person centred and individualised to ensure each student, regardless of needs, can reach their fullest potential.

The Fundraising Manager role is an important senior role and working collaboratively with colleagues is an exciting opportunity if you are:

  • Target-driven and focused on fundraising opportunities
  • Great at spotting opportunities and able to act on them, adapting your approach as appropriate.
  • Interested in developing a diverse source of income including Grant applications, Corporate donations and Social Media campaigns
  • Excellent at networking and building strong and long lasting relationships
  • Highly professional at all times, managing deadlines and prioritising effectively

Application notes

Closing date 16 October 2019

Interview date: 22 October 2019

For a full job description and application form please visit our website