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Community & Events Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,803 – £30,189
  • Glasgow (Hybrid working options to be discussed)
  • Closing 4th November 2022

  • Advertised from 21st October 2022
  • 35 hours per week


For forty years, Cancer Support Scotland have helped people live well with cancer. Our purpose has always been to help people cope with what cancer means to them, in a way that works for them. We are here for anyone affected by cancer, whether they are a person with cancer, a carer or loved one. Our wellbeing services range from professional one-to-one and digital counselling, stress management, ‘HereForYou’ phone calls and Self-help tools, to simply offering a tranquil place to collect your thoughts with a cup of tea. In the last year Cancer Support Scotland has offered over 7,000 appointments and demand for our services is rising. Our staff are based from home and within the Calman Centre in Glasgow and our volunteers cover Scotland.

Founded by former Chief Medical Officer and Oncologist, Professor Sir Kenneth Calman, we remain a strong values-based organisation. We will put people affected by cancer at the heart of what we do. Take care of the wellbeing of those affected by cancer. Treat everyone with kindness and respect and ensure professionalism and excellence.

The Post:

The purpose of this role to deliver and grow a variety of fundraising activity across the country to allow us to continue to support people affected by cancer across Scotland. This will be achieved through supporter led activity, virtual fundraising, online fundraising and managing corporate partners in line with the Cancer Support Scotland fundraising strategy. This role will also be responsible for developing and maintaining strong digital & online content across various platforms to raise awareness and drive fundraising income. You will be required to develop, manage and promote fundraising events whilst working to achieve monthly fundraising income.

The post holder will be required to work across all aspects of community events fundraising, working with individual fundraisers as well as organising signature events such as our annual Lunch & Christmas Fayre and stewarding supporters taking part in mass participation events such as The Kitlwalk and Great Scottish Run. You will be an intrinsic part of the Cancer Support Scotland Fundraising Team who work closely with the Fundraising Manager to achieve our core objectives and income targets. Cancer Support Scotland places a strong value on supporting people and taking a non-judgemental approach to our work. We therefore expect our fundraisers to provide a fantastic experience for our supporters & volunteers based on mutual respect.

A full job description is attached below.

Application notes

You can apply with a tailored covering letter and two-page tailored C.V to: by 12 noon on Friday 4th November 2022 with interviews being held at the Calman Centre on Wednesday 9th November 2022 or visit