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Top job! Senior Individual Giving Officer

  • Full time
  • £36,404 – £42,268
  • Albion Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 21st August 2022

  • Advertised from 29th July 2022
  • Ref: GLA09074


Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting a Senior Individual Giving Officer to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers. This is an exciting time to join Glasgow Life’s Development and Fundraising team. You will help us to grow our funding support for important and inspiring projects because we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life.

You will plan, develop, and manage an Individual Giving fundraising programme to support a range of opportunities across Glasgow Life. You will maximise donor acquisition, development and retention through a multi-channel approach. The role holder will deliver an ambitious Museum Membership and Patrons Programme, and support fundraising opportunities across the charity. As well as stewarding existing donor relationships, you will devise and test new individual giving programmes to grow a sustainable donor base.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree or relevant fundraising qualifications and considerable experience of working in a fundraising/development office.
  • Experience of managing and growing an Individual Giving programme using donor acquisition and retention strategies.
  • Experience of delivering Individual Giving campaigns and appeals to grow multi-year fundraised income through regular and one-off donors.
  • Strong project management skills and experience of managing new income generating projects from inception through to delivery.
  • Excellent influencing skills and experience of working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders in a large and complex organisation.
  • Experience of effective donor stewardship and supporting the donor journey.
  • Experience of delivering donor events to support donor stewardship and acquisition.

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit

Application notes

To apply for this vacancy online please visit our website.

Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 21st August 2022

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