The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
National Fundraiser (Scotland and Northern Ireland)
£30,973 - £36,657 per annum
35 hours per week
Fixed term contract - 18 months
Are you a Fundraiser looking for a varied role where you can demonstrate the breadth of your experience and grow your skills?
This exciting role will give you the opportunity to develop and maximise income from the local community and third-party events, corporates, major donors trusts and statutory funders to help deliver our vision of a world without barriers for every deaf child.
As part of the Relationship and Partnership Fundraising team you will use your keen understanding of the statutory fundraising landscape in Scotland to deliver vital income for the charity. In addition, you will be responsible for managing and developing existing supporters from a variety of sources in your region as well as identifying and securing new supporters and partnerships to ensure long-term income for the charity.
Experience of working in a similar role and delivering written funding proposals is essential, as are outstanding supporter stewardship skills. You will be self-motivated and enjoy taking ownership over your work, with an ambitious drive to progress the success of your team. A friendly, approachable manner is essential to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.
Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.
The closing date for applications is on Sunday, 17 July at 23:59.
We expect interviews to be held virtually on Monday, 25 July 2022.
We reserve the right to close the response cut-off date for the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.
A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.
We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long-term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form.
Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.
We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to promoting work life balance amongst its staff.
As part of the recruitment process, candidates will be asked to declare and explain their gaps in employment. All our offers of employment are subject to pre-employment checks – these checks include but are not limited to references, right to work in the UK, disclosure (if applicable) and qualifications (if applicable).
The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and in Scotland (SC040779).