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Development and Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £30,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd January 2020

  • Advertised from 19th December 2019
  • Salary dependent on experience. Permanent. 35 hours per week


The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and Doctors who are involved in the surgical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the College currently has a membership of around 27,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a capable candidate to join a small team, working for a highly-professional organisation, and secure income for projects that can have an international impact. You will work on your own initiative and will also be seeking ways to add new donors across a range of areas from corporate to major donor.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Possessing excellent organisational, written and communication skills, you will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the principles of fundraising and prospect research. You will be database literate, i.e. understand the process of data management, and be able to enter information accurately, retrieve the information and present it in various formats. You will have experience of securing significant donations from a range of sources.

You will be able to demonstrate significant experience of working at a similar level, and on your own initiative to high standards, and be well motivated to meet objectives and achieve results. You should be educated to degree level or similar.

The post requires knowledge of standard Microsoft systems (Outlook email, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Experience of working in a medical research educational institution would be advantageous, as well as knowledge of related database systems.

Application notes

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Thursday 23rd January 2020.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 3rd February 2020.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

For further details and an application pack for the above vacancy, please go to our website and follow the instructions listed.

Contact Information:, HR Department, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW