Job Vacancy | Fundraiser

Job Vacancy | Fundraiser

14 November 2022

Are you passionate about fundraising to help young people? Are you full of energy and always up for a challenge? Do you get a buzz out of working with loads of different people? We think you’d love it here!

We’re looking for an enthusiastic grants and trusts fundraiser who can support our goals to generate funding for our Adventure Centres and our programme of youth work with young people right across Scotland.
As part of the Communications and Fundraising team, you’ll work closely with the Marketing and Digital Communications Officer and Media and External Engagement Lead to identify the key messaging, stories and supporting content to create compelling applications.

You’ll work creatively to engage with donors, helping us identify ways to inspire donations amongst existing and future supporters and members.

Core purpose
The purpose of this role is to secure external funding aligning with Scouts Scotland objectives. The Fundraiser will be expected to:

Identify and cultivate potential funding

Produce successful bids and applications

manage partner relationships to develop a warm portfolio of donors

Write reports, evaluate impact and share learning across the organisation

Title: Fundraiser
Contract: Permanent
£25-27,000 pro rata, per annum
A contributory pension scheme is available. Contribution rates are 7% of salary from the employer and a minimum of 5% from the employee.
Hours of work: 21 hours per week. We’re happy to talk flexible working.
Scouts Scotland HQ, Fordell Firs, Hillend, Dunfermline 
25 days a year, rising incrementally to a maximum of 32 days after 8 years, plus 9 bank holidays (calculated pro rata)
Extra holidays: 
We close during the Christmas and New Year holidays, which means you get 3 days of extra leave.
We offer a wide range of family and carer friendly benefits to support work life balance including, but not limited to flexible hours, paid leave for volunteering and public duties, additional leave for long service.

How to Apply 

To apply, please send a short covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification along with your CV to Deadline for applications is the 5th December.

Download the application pack

Interview Schedule

Interviews will take place on the week beginning 12 December.