Youth Scotland Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations)

Are you an experienced and passionate fundraiser?
Do you want to help make a difference to young people across Scotland?

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Youth Scotland Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations)

(Ref: YS/FTF24)

  • Full-time, 35 hours per week (potential for reduced or compressed hours for the right candidate)
  • This is a 2-year fixed term contract with potential for extension
  • Salary Scale: £36,814 – £37,968 (salary points 36 – 38)
  • Based in Edinburgh, with some hybrid working

Youth Scotland is looking for someone who can use their experience and expertise to expand our fundraising potential.

This is an exciting new role in the organisation working closely with the Senior Leadership Team to secure high-level funding to help us achieve our strategic aims and ambitions. Youth Scotland is the national charity for supporting and delivering community-based youth work.  

We support over 2,200 youth groups across the country, providing youth work opportunities for over 105,000 young people.  These young people are supported by over 11,300 youth workers and volunteers.   

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a proven track record of identifying new funding opportunities, securing high-level funds from multiple sources, relationship-building and funder management, with a commitment to contributing to the sustainability of the organisation. 

If you have the skills, experience and drive to make a difference then we would love you to come and join our dynamic team.  

The closing date for applications is 18 June 2024 at 12pm

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on 24 and 25 June

Youth Scotland prides itself on being a flexible employer. Office space is always available at our HQ in Edinburgh but depending on personal circumstances home-based or hybrid working is available for this role. You will be required in Edinburgh for occasional in-person planning/strategy days.  

Email: to discuss any aspect of the post.

Youth Scotland Job Pack Downloads

Job Description - Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations) YS/FTF24
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Person Spec - Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations) YS/FTF24
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Youth Scotland Job Pack - Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations) YS/FTF24
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