Fundraising Manager – Major Gifts

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Employer National Trust for Scotland
Job Type Major Gifts Fundraising
Location Edinburgh and the East
Specific Location Edinburgh
Salary £33,660
Closing Date 12pm Noon Friday 12th October


BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with National Trust for Scotland in their search for a Fundraising - Major Gifts.

Home. It means something different to all of us but has the same connotations – comfort, familiarity, security and love. For those of us who love Scotland, the country means all these things, manifested in its landscapes, landmarks, culture and history.

Whatever you love about this place we call home, the National Trust for Scotland works tirelessly to conserve, preserve and promote the places and spaces of Scotland, for the love of Scotland.

The Trust is at the beginning of a new organisational strategy. They want to continue to preserve Scotland and its treasures for everyone who shares a love of the country. To do this, they need funds. The Fundraising Team have the target of increasing annual donations to £10 million a year over the next 5 years, from a starting point of around £6 million in 2017.

Over the past year, the Fundraising Team have been revitalised, growing from a team of 3 to 10. They are highly-motivated, talented and passionate and are now looking for a Fundraising Manager – Major Gifts, a Trusts and Foundations Officer and a Fundraising Operations Officer to join them.

The Fundraising Manager – Major Gifts will manage the major gifts pipeline, taking full responsibility for a portfolio of existing and potential major donors. This role will require you to possess excellent presentation and negotiation skills as well as an ability to influence. You will have a solid fundraising background with experience of securing major contributions (5 and 6 figure sums) and sustaining a portfolio of fruitful relationships with major donors.

If you share the Trust’s passion and love of Scotland, help them to protect it now and for generations to come.


This search is being conducted exclusively on behalf National Trust for Scotland by BTA.

If you, or anyone that you know, would like to find out more about this role, please email [email protected] as soon as possible for further information prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 12pm Noon Friday 12th October 2018

Interview Date: Week Begining Monday 22nd October 2018


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