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Top job! Head of Fundraising & Marketing

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Based in Edinburgh (with frequent travel)
  • Closing 16th February 2020

  • Advertised from 30th January 2020
  • Competitive Salary Depending on Experience. Permanent. 35 hours per week (flexible with option for some home working).


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Fundraising and Marketing to join the fundraising and marketing team at Age Scotland.

The purpose of this role is to develop and implement the fundraising and marketing strategy and manage, direct and support the fundraising and marketing team to meet ambitious annual targets whilst keeping expenditure within agreed limits.

You will be required to maximise core and restricted income with a focus on individual, legacy, retail, community and corporate fundraising and charitable trusts and grants funding.

With a focus on brand management, website development and direct marketing across multiple media channels you will raise the profile of Age Scotland.

The successful applicant will have a successful track record in fundraising and achieving or exceeding targets and broad experience of the full fundraising mix – individual giving, community, corporate and charitable trusts and grants.

The post will be based in Edinburgh.

Application notes

To apply for this post please submit your CV with a covering letter stating your existing salary/salary expectation to: or post to: HR Team, Age Scotland, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh, EH9 1PR.

Closing date: 12 noon on 16th February 2020

First interviews will take place in Edinburgh on 26th and 27th February 2020

Second interviews will take place in Edinburgh 11th March 2020

Age Scotland, part of the Age Network, is an independent charity dedicated to improving the later lives of older people on the ageing journey, within a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in Scotland. Reg No: 153343 Charity No: SC010100. Registered Office: Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR.