Community Fundraising Manager with NSPCC Scotland


£24,000 – £31,000 per annum dependent on experience

Reporting into:
Head of Fundraising

Hours of work:

Closing Date:
Wednesday 21st November 2018

Interview Dates:
Thursday 29th and  Friday 30th November 2018


More Info

At NSPCC Scotland, we believe every childhood is worth fighting for. It’s an aspiration which will take time but nothing less will do. This is an exciting time for NSPCC Scotland and an opportunity for you to make your mark in an enthusiastic and committed team responsible for developing new sources of income for the NSPCC in Scotland. Income which is vitally important and will help us provide services for children, now and in the future. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to support an existing small portfolio of fundraising initiatives including a Glasgow ladies lunch, in aid of events and a Christmas concert and to develop new fundraising initiatives in order to grow income. We are looking to grow our volunteer base and networks across the West of Scotland, using events, fundraising supporters and volunteers and your experience of generating new activity and income in previous roles and a can-do attitude will be vital.

  • Meet and exceed annual income targets and KPI’s – be accountable for the delivery of the budget.
  • Increase NSPCC Scotland’s local profile and grow NSPCC Scotland’s supporter base.
  • Work collaboratively across the organisation to maximise the potential value of organisations and supporters in the NSPCC’s mission to end cruelty to children.
  • Contribute pro-actively to enhanced team work within your regional team – supporting events and activities when required.
  • Shape and develop your geographical area and local community to establish a tangible relationship with NSPCC Scotland and its work.
  • Keep abreast of sector and departmental best practice, bring and sharing within the team and in order to create a world class standard of excellence that is unrivalled in the sector.
  • With their manager, to devise, agree and be accountable for specific aspects of the Scotland Community Fundraising business plans and budget to enable NSPCC Scotland to plan its activity and services.
  • To be responsible for the development of relationships with supporters/potential supporters covering a geographic area around Glasgow and the throughout the West of Scotland, becoming the face of NSPCC Scotland in your patch. This includes engaging volunteer groups, individual fundraisers and participants for our portfolio of events. Occasional work outside of this area may be required in the development of activity and fundraising groups.
  • To research, develop and manage a robust pipeline of potential corporate supporters from the SME sector; as well as relevant information that can contribute to proposals and applications.
  • Using events and fundraising initiatives to encourage new supporters to NSPCC Scotland and then giving them an excellent experience to retain and grow their support.
  • Work with colleagues in other departments to add value through identifying potential fundraising and communications opportunities, sharing information, co-ordinating work and streamlining support.
  • Maximise income by engaging, managing and inspiring NSPCC Scotland supporters, using creative and engaging methods of both verbal and written communication.
  • Carry out research through a range of sources, to obtain relevant information that can contribute to proposals, mailings, applications, donor strategies and fundraising communications.
  • Work with fundraisers and staff in other departments to maximise relationships with NSPCC supporters.
  • Act as the key contact for agencies and other suppliers who support fundraising, ensuring appropriate agreements are in place.
  • Work closely with NSPCC colleagues in specialist role to ensure compliance to policy and procedures.


Applicants must apply for this position by Wednesday 21st November 2018 by sending a CV and Cover Letter. Please click on the button below and fill out your details…

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