Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£30,010 - £34,577 plus excellent benefits
Contract, Temporary, Up to 12 months fixed term maternity cover Contract, Full-time
Job description

Position: Community Fundraiser (Southern Scotland & Northern England)
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), up to 12 months fixed term maternity cover
Location: Home-based (within location), working regionally
Salary: £30,010 - £34,577 plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E, Level 1
Department: Community and Events

At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

About this job

The MS Society is delivering some of the most exciting fundraising in the UK and we are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to join us as a Community Fundraiser in Southern Scotland and Northern England.

The Community Fundraising Team are focused on raising £1.5m+ each year, working across the UK. This role offers the opportunity to grow community fundraising with the enthusiastic support of people affected by MS, their friends and families, including members of our local groups.

The team works within a lively and creative fundraising department, where we try to break down barriers as much as we can and collaborate to ensure supporters at all levels get the very best service from the charity. You will be given free rein to develop your skills and experience, while building relationships with grassroots supporters to maximise income.

You’re likely to be in a similar role for another charity, confident, enthusiastic and with great customer care and communication skills. You'll know how work closely with supporters, volunteers, local groups and the wider fundraising team. You’ll be able to demonstrate a good understanding of community and events fundraising and a collaborative approach to teamwork. Most importantly, you’ll be supporter-focused and willing to go the extra mile to support our amazing fundraisers and help them reach their fundraising goals.

This role covers the south of Scotland and northern England and therefore we are looking for candidates based within this area.

If you’re enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated by helping others achieve something amazing in support of a cause that means the world to them, we’d love to hear from you.

We offer 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), and various benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.

The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our new 5 year strategy.

Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 10th November 2020

In order to apply for this role, please submit an updated CV and supporting statement indicating how you meet the criteria as set out in the person specification in the attached job description  

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity. 

No agencies please.

Posted on: 29 October 2020
Closed date: 10 November 2020
Job ref: 157109_MS
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing