Community Fundraiser - North of Scotland

North of Scotland (Inverness / Aberdeen)
£23,514 to £27,506 per annum plus benefits
16 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Erskine supports over 1,000 Veterans each year across Scotland.  With four care homes and a range of accommodation options within the Veterans Village, we also assist younger Veterans who need help to begin the next chapter of their lives, offering social, recreation and training facilities at our Activity Centre.

As a charity, Erskine is Proud to Care, as do our supporters and we are looking to recruit a fundraiser to join Erskine’s Fundraising and Communications Team.

Community Fundraiser

North of Scotland

37.5 hours per week

Weekend/Evening working will be required

Grade 4 Salary: £23,514 - £27,506 per annum

plus home working allowance plus car

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Award Winning Fundraising and Communications Team as a Community Fundraiser.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual with experience of community, events or corporate fundraising to join our Community Fundraising Team. 

This post is likely to be home-based in the Inverness/Aberdeen area. The post holder will help Erskine to achieve fundraising targets and develop long-term, sustainable relationships with supporters through a variety of fundraising and awareness raising activities to achieve its charitable aims and provide high quality care services to the ex-Service community. Erskine must raise over £9m in voluntary income each year and this role plays a vital part in achieving that goal.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience as a professional fundraiser, in community, corporate or event fundraising, achieving annual income targets.  Excellent project planning skills, interpersonal, communication and written skills together with good IT skills are essential for this post.  A full driving licence is required.  Experience of Raiser’s Edge would be an advantage although training will be provided if necessary.

If you wish to have an informal chat and feel you have the skills and attributes to take this role forward please call Karen McAulay, Community Fundraising Manager on 0141 814 4659. 

We offer competitive rates of pay, a staff pension scheme and enhanced annual leave entitlement.

If you are selected for interview, you will receive an invite by email (please ensure you check your spam / junk mailbox).  Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 26th June 2019.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure. 

If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.