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Vacancy: Fundraising Officer

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Job title: Fundraising Officer

Contract: Full time (35 hours), permanent

Salary: Grade 3 £22,000 – £26,999

Closing date: 2 September 10am

Job summary

The Fundraising Officer supports the Fundraising Manager to deliver our fundraising strategy and grow our charitable income.

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, the Fundraising Officer is primarily responsible for researching and writing compelling fundraising applications to trusts and foundations and researching and developing pitches to corporates to support our charitable activities.

The Fundraising Officer also supports the Fundraising Manager with fundraising administration including gift processing and thanking, donor stewardship and fundraising events. We have a diverse portfolio of funders and projects, from support for new writers to our Reading is Caring programme – which helps people living with dementia and their carers to maintain their relationships. We are also in the midst of a national fundraising campaign, which you will have the opportunity to support.

Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are vital, as is the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise to meet deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience

Other information

The post is based at Scottish Book Trust offices in Edinburgh – the role will be working remotely with designated access to the office.

How to apply

Applications are now closed. This page is for information only.