Head of Fundraising.
Permanent position: 35 hours a week.
Are you passionate about making a difference to young people’s lives? Ocean Youth Trust Scotland is an award winning youth work charity who deliver innovative programmes for young people on our sail training vessels. We take over 700 young people a year to sea from diverse backgrounds and communities, providing the opportunity for life changing self-development through Adventure under Sail.
The Person we seek:
This will be a hands on fundraising leadership role, working with an enthusiastic and collaborative team of staff and volunteers across all streams of fundraising income. The successful candidate will be an experienced corporate fundraiser with a proven track record, and a fantastic leader with the ability to engage easily, influence and inspire. You will play a key role supporting the growth and development of both existing corporate partners, and building new relationships.
Excellent communication skills alongside an ability to cultivate strong relationships with our corporate partners are essential for this role. You will thrive on the challenge of developing new and diverse methods of attracting support for the charity, with an ability to adapt to social and economic trends in giving. Your drive, commitment, and personality will allow you to grow income through excellent relationships with supporters and potential partners.
The position is for 35 hours per week which can be negotiated and flexible to suit the applicant and Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. Some evening and weekend work may be required. The post holder will report to the Chief Executive Officer, and have line management duties to Ocean Youth Trust Scotland’s Senior Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Officer, and Fundraising and Communications Officer.
Location: Greenock. (Some home working possible)
Salary: Up to £36,000, according to experience.
Closing date 11th June; Interview date: w/c 25th June.
Key skills and Responsibilities:
To apply, please send a CV and supporting letter to email@example.com.
A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we’d like a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.
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