This vacancy has now closed

Events Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £22,292 – £28,930
  • Denny
  • Closing 9th March 2020

  • Advertised from 20th February 2020
  • Permanent. 37.5 hours per week.
  • 2002481


Would you like a job that will make positive impact on your community? Are you an outgoing event organiser, who enjoys running a busy and varied portfolio that raises invaluable funds for a local charity? If you are, then we have a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a full-time events fundraising role.

This exciting role will work closely with the Hospice fundraising team and the wider Hospice team to deliver a varied programme of events throughout the year, building awareness and generating valuable income. Ranging from bespoke events to challenge and corporate events, this role will be full of interesting opportunities to develop as an events professional. You’ll need to be an excellent communicator with the enthusiasm and knowledge to lead by example and drive forward a key part of the charity’s fundraising strategy.

Duties will include:

  • Deliver a programme of events across the charity that delivers on budgets for income and expenditure
  • Building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders through third-party, bespoke, corporate, and challenge events
  • Supporting the wider fundraising team with gaining sponsorship and event support
  • Ensure a high level of stewardship for event attendees, supporters, sponsors, and donors
  • Take an active role in identifying new events opportunities, researching and budgeting
  • Be proactive in recording event and supporter data
  • Adopt a positive approach to overall fundraising, helping contribute to overall income targets

Applicants will need:

  • Proven experience of success in running a variety of events
  • Ability to manage a varied and constantly evolving range of projects
  • A real 'can-do’ attitude, keen to lead by example
  • A commitment to the charity’s ethics, values, and team mentality
  • Exceptional skills and experience in relationship building and communication
  • An understanding of H & S, Risk assessment, and event planning
  • A creative and innovative approach to planning and implementing a diverse range of appropriate events

This post is for 37.5 hours per week, the Events Fundraiser is required to be flexible as the days of working each week may vary and will involve occasional evenings and weekends.

The post is subject to a check by Disclosure Scotland.

Application notes

For further information, please contact Jackie Johnston, Fundraising Manager on 01324 826222.

An application pack is available on our website or by contacting Nicola Griffin, Human Resources on 01324 826222 or by emailing

Closing Date: Monday 9th March 2020

Interview Date: Monday 23rd March 2020 (afternoon)