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Job Title: Fundraising Manager

Contract: Full time (35 hours), Permanent

Salary: Based on experience

Closing date: Thursday 7 July, 12pm

Job Summary

The Fundraising Manager leads on the development of Scottish Book Trust's Fundraising Strategy, with support from the Director of Marketing & Communications and wider Senior Management Team. The Fundraising Manager is responsible for the creation, management and delivery of Scottish Book Trust's annual fundraising plan, including setting and meeting fundraised income targets.

Under the guidance of the Director of Marketing & Communications, the postholder creates compelling fundraising offers and charity messaging for both existing and potential donor streams, including trusts and foundations, corporates, individual giving and major donors.

The Fundraising Manager plays a lead role in nurturing high-quality, long-lasting relationship with Scottish Book Trust's supporters, donors, sponsors and other high-profile stakeholders.

The postholder uses a high degree of digital literacy and expertise to make the most of Scottish Book Trust's website, CRM database, newsletters and social media as fundraising channels as well as wider marketing channels.

Key Responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience

Other information

This post is based at Scottish Book Trust offices in Edinburgh – the role will be working remotely with designated access to the office on specific days. We are open to discussions on flexible working.

Some travel across Scotland and overnights stays may be occasionally required.

Benefits package includes 37 days holiday (including public holidays), pension scheme, death in service benefit.

Appointment to the post will be conditional upon securing satisfactory Basic Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.

How to apply

Step 1: Download and complete our application forms

We do not accept CVs. To apply for this role, please complete our application form and equal opportunity form.

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Step 2: Upload your completed forms to our recruitment portal

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  3. Upload (or drag and drop) the files and click 'Upload' after each document.
  4. When both documents are uploaded, submit your application.

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