Trusts and Foundations Officer

Employer Capability Scotland
Job Type Trust Fundraising
Location Edinburgh and the East
Specific Location Edinburgh (Hybrid available)
Salary £28,918
Closing Date Midday, Wednesday 13th July


Founded in 1946, Capability Scotland have always strived to be a major ally in supporting disabled people to have full equality of opportunity and participation as citizens of Scotland.

They strive to deliver the highest quality services, tailored to the individual needs of disabled people. They work in partnership to create innovative solutions which enable their people to achieve their goals. They put their customers and learners at the heart of everything they do and will make sure their voices are heard loud and clear.

Capability Scotland’s greatest asset is its people, and they are proud of our committed and highly skilled team.

Due to growth of the team, Capability Scotland are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual for the role of Trusts and Foundations Officer. As part of the Fundraising team, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to make a real difference.

The new Trusts and Foundations Officer will play an integral part in Capability Scotland’s fundraising team. This person will play a key role in the charity’s fundraising activities, with a focus on raising funds from grant giving organisations to help this wonderful charity meet its service delivery and growth objectives. As well as researching new funders, you will be responsible for matching the charity’s projects and services with funding opportunities, to maximise income potential.

The post holder will have two years’ experience of fundraising through income streams such as grants and trusts or will have 1 years’ experience in Trust and Foundations fundraising with a background in the third sector or another fundraising stream. For this role, you must have excellent writing skills and be able to communicate effectively. You will have excellent experience in project management and strong stakeholder relationship management. We are looking for someone who has success in bringing in small and larger amounts of funds and is passionate about their work.


Please email us at [email protected] or call us on 01786 542 224 to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 13th July

Interview date: Friday 22nd July

This search is being conducted for Capability Scotland by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

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