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Business and Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £33,800 – £35,735
  • Hybrid: The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout Midlothian and East Lothian including operating from other venues, may be required.
  • Closing 1st July 2024

  • Advertised from 13th June 2024
  • 35 hours per week
  • 26 days annual leave + 10 public holidays, to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service


Special conditions:

  • The post is funded until July 2025 (continuation dependent on MYPAS securing further funding)
  • The post may involve some evening and occasional weekend working.
  • You must be able to travel across Midlothian and East Lothian – if required.

Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS) promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across East Lothian and Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith.

The postholder will be responsible for providing a range of business support functions including fundraising and business development to the Chief Executive, Management Team, the staff team and to the Board, to allow the service delivery teams to provide services that meet the needs of young people. This will include elements of business development, fundraising, communications, marketing, policy development, research and administrative support.

Educated to degree level/equivalent professional qualification or can demonstrate equivalent experience, you will be comfortable working with a wide range of organisations and individuals, have excellent communications skills and able to manage the pressures of working in a swift moving landscape in a service dedicated to improving outcomes for vulnerable young people.

This post may require evening and occasional weekend work.

Application notes

Informal enquiries to Dave Evans, 0131 4540757

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Monday the 1st July 2024.

Please note that we only contact successful candidates.

For an application pack please download the documents below.


Promoting the health and wellbeing of young people in Midlothian and East Lothian

Company No: 201002, Scottish Charity No: SCO29543