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Reference: 84228

Date Added: 8 June 2022
Closing Date: 27 June 2022

Job Title: Fundraising Manager

Working For: Scotland in Union

Location: Glasgow/Internet

Salary: DOE, part-time role.

Length of Contract: Initial 6 Months (may be extended)

Job Details

Scotland in Union is Scotland’s largest non-party pro-UK movement.

We are seeking a part-time Fundraising Manager to support our ability to raise donations, and thus to fund our team and pay for our activities.

This role will be for two days per week. Salary will depend on experience and references. We will also consider applications from contractors for this role.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for:

· Researching, initiating and maintaining contact with funders and potential funders

· Creating fundraising strategies and crafting messages which appeal to potential donors

· Identifying potential fundraising opportunities, and planning and managing activity to turn these opportunities into revenue generation

· Organising and managing fundraising events and networking functions

· Building relationships with donors and potential donors (or decision-makers for corporate donors), and acting as an ambassador for SIU.

· Developing and coordinating online fundraising, including via social media and crowdfunding

· Working with SIU volunteers on local fundraising

· Managing the administrative aspects of fundraising, including tracking donations

· Supporting other ad hoc tasks as required

The successful candidate will have:

· A proven track record in successful fundraising for charities and/or political organisations with at least three years of successful fundraising experience

· Excellent communication and organisation skills

· A good understanding of the political landscape in Scotland and across the UK

· A talent for research and for identifying fundraising opportunities in a creative way

· An initial plan for how SIU could increase our successful fundraising

· Sympathetic to the aims and approach of SIU

· A clear understanding of the ethics of various fundraising approaches

The position is based in Glasgow, with potential travel across Scotland and the UK, and with flexible working arrangements possible.

Scotland in Union is an equal opportunities employer and we value equality and diversity in our workplace. We welcome applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing Date: 27 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Closing Date will be at 9am on 27th June 2022.

Interviews will take place within two weeks of closing date in Glasgow.  Interviews can be arranged to take place via Zoom if required.

Application Details

Applicants should send their CV and cover letter directly to pamela.nash@scotlandinunion.co.uk.

Website: http://scotlandinunion.co.uk/

Additional Notes