As Fundraising Executive you will work jointly with our Scotland Fundraising Lead and Trusts & Foundations Fundraising Lead, to raise £500k of trusts’ funding. You’ll also provide support for corporate and major donor fundraising in Scotland, including the organisation and execution of events and other fundraising admin duties as required. The post will include occasional overnight travel to meetings and events.
The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity that helps young people defy their limitations through learning and adventure in the wild.
This is a full time post in which you'll:
- Have responsibility for your own portfolio of 40 trusts
- Pro-actively research and recruit new trusts to support Outward Bound
- Support the Scotland’s Next Generation project with donor stewardship and participant administration
- Support the Scotland Fundraising Lead in the stewardship of corporate and major donors and the planning and execution of fundraising events.
The Fundraising team raises over £4.5m a year to provide bursary support for disadvantaged young people to participate in our residential courses, and towards capital requirements across the Trust. The team of 15 is based across three locations at Waterloo, London, Head Office in Hackthorpe, Cumbria and Glasgow, Scotland.
This is a varied role with opportunities to provide fundraising support across a number of different income streams. Applicants can choose to work from our Head office in Hackthorpe, Cumbria, or our Glasgow office. Home working will also be considered.
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Please send a CV and cover letter (no longer than two pages) letting us know why you would like the job.
Please Note CV's without a cover letter will not be considered.
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