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Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,593 – £32,588
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st May 2023

  • Advertised from 12th May 2023
  • 36 hours per week)


Circle is a children and families charity working at the heart of communities across central Scotland. Our purpose is to improve the lives of children by strengthening families.

Circle’s approach builds on strengths, is solution focussed and uses a whole family approach to create a family environment that promotes healthy development in children.

We are looking for a full-time Events Officer to join our Fundraising Team. The individual will play a key role in:

maximising income with a focus on charitable trusts and foundations grant funding

• raising the profile of Circle with a focus on internal and external communications and social media content

• to work in partnership with colleagues across Circle in the development of fundraising projects and activities

Applicants should have experience of the development and implementation of fundraising activities around trusts and foundations and be able to work with the management team to develop new trust and foundation income streams for project development and core costs.

Experience of maintaining positive relationships with trusts and foundations, making timely applications and re-applications, and to work with the Head of Operations and Project Managers to write timely reports for funders.

As part of the Circle Fundraising Team being able to contribute to the development and upkeep of the fundraising database and maintain complete and accurate records relating to fundraising, marketing and communications activities, and report on their performance on a regular basis to the management team as required

Experience of managing an organisation’s internal and external content and communications through mediums such as newsletters, Twitter and Facebook would be advantageous.

We offer excellent staff benefits including a competitive salary, generous pension contribution, flexible working, an employee assistance programme, and generous annual leave. We are committed to finding the right people for the jobs that we advertise.

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 31 May 2023

INTERVIEW DATES: Thursday 8 & Friday 9 June 2023

A job description and application form are available from our website:

or phone 0131 552 0305

Please note that CVs are not accepted

If you have any questions about any aspect of the role please contact

Circle is an Equal Opportunities employer

Scottish Charity No. SC037181 Company No. SC296943