Edinburgh, Edinburgh
£19,602 - £21,236 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you creative, innovative, with a can do attitude, a sense of fun and enjoy working with volunteers? If so, then we could have the perfect job for you working in the RSPB Scotland Fundraising team.

Community Fundraising Manager (Scotland)
Reference number: A1510819
Location: Edinburgh
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

This post provides an opportunity be part of a successful team of enthusiastic fundraisers, generating income through sales of pin badges, fundraising events and unique partnership opportunities. You will help secure relationships and donations as well as supporting volunteer fundraisers as they take on challenges to help raise funds to give nature a home.

By taking a lead community fundraising for Scotland your role will be to help maintain and grow that income by developing new ideas while maintaining proven fundraising methods. You will help shape the existing fundraising strategy as well as generate ideas to grow this important income stream and work with colleagues from across the RSPB on new community projects and income streams.

Ideally, you will have experience of community fundraising within the charitable sector with a knowledge of fundraising techniques, but more importantly, we are looking for someone who can lead, motivate and manage the performance of our army of amazing volunteers.

You need to be a confident self-starter with a positive attitude that motivates and inspires people to support nature conservation. Highly developed social and interpersonal skills are required as is a proven ability to build and maintain relationships. An interest in the environment married with commercial opportunities would be an advantage.

If you think this sounds like you, then we definitely want to hear from you

Closing date: 22 September 2019
Interview date: 1 October 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and application details.

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A1510819 on any correspondence.

The RSPB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the appropriate safeguarding checks upon appointment.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare both spent and unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

No agencies please.  

Posted on: 30 August 2019
Closed date: 24 September 2019
Job ref: 154349_RB
Tags: Fundraising, Volunteer Management