Age Scotland is the national charity for older people with a vision to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow older. They work to improve the lives of people over the age of 50 and to promote their rights and interests by inspiring, involving and empowering older people in Scotland, and by influencing others, so that everyone can make the most of later life.
This fantastic charity believes that everyone, regardless of their age, has the right to lead a rewarding and fulfilling life. With the support of Age Scotland, older people can continue to learn new skills and form new relationships with confidence. They believe that life is for living, and everyone should have the opportunity to live happily and well, for as long as they can.
Age Scotland support and enable hundreds of community groups across Scotland, providing information and advice through their free helpline and publications, tackling loneliness and isolation with their Community Connecting Service and much more.
None of this would be possible without the vital work of their fundraisers.
Working within the Charity Services Team, the new Charitable Trusts and Grants Fundraiser will implement the fundraising strategy and take the lead in maximising core and restricted income from charitable trusts, grants and lotteries. You will work in collaboration with colleagues across the charity in order to identify projects requiring funding, obtain expert knowledge and produce funding applications.
The Charitable Trusts and Grants Fundraiser will be a self-motivated, confident and driven individual with an organised and methodical approach to their work. Pre-existing knowledge of fundraising trends, techniques, practice and legislation is vital to this role, as well as demonstrable experience in developing and sustaining partnerships. Employees enrolled in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA or 2FA) will be expected to install and maintain the Watchguard app on either their personal or work mobile device. In order to be considered for this role, you must be an existing member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.
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 6th July
Interview Date: Thursday 14th July
Age Scotland is a living wage employer.
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