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Community and Events Fundraiser – North Scotland

  • Full time
  • £29,350 – £31,347
  • Aberdeen (Hybrid)
  • Closing 5th April 2024

  • Advertised from 8th March 2024
  • 37.5 hours. Salary: Pay Point 27 – Pay Point 29. Contract: Permanent.
  • REC1450


Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. We have represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for almost 100 years. Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others.

These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change. SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.

For Scotland’s Mental Health

About the Role

As our Community & Events Fundraiser, you'll play a pivotal role in maximising income, exceed income targets, and develop excellent local relationships. Your focus will be on cultivating opportunities for giving and solidifying SAMH's position as the charity of choice within the community.

What we are looking for

Are you a dynamic and creative Community & Events Fundraiser eager to become part of a driven, accomplished, and thriving fundraising team?

We're seeking a candidate who embodies confidence, is driven by targets, and possesses ambition alongside essential skills and a genuine passion to help us grow our support in the North of Scotland. Join us in our mission to inspire individuals across Scotland who are passionate about mental health to rally behind our initiatives.

The successful candidate will have an experience in a similar role with transferable skills. Within this role you will have the ability and willingness to travel across Scotland and my occasionally require overnight stays away from home. There is also some evening and weekend work required so flexibility is important.

What we will provide for you

You will work in a supportive environment and will be provided with a full induction and training opportunities. You will be given the chance to develop your knowledge and skills, as well as develop professionally. Some of our benefits include;

  • Funded continuous learning and development opportunities, access to over 100 courses online in addition to classroom and virtual training sessions
  • 30 days annual leave rising to 33 after 5 years’ service
  • 4 public holidays
  • 2 paid wellbeing days off per year to use on what matters to you.
  • Team wellbeing budgets
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Life Assurance policy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Individual membership to Chartered Institute of Fundraising.

Application notes

Closing date for applications will be 12 noon Friday 5th April 2024.

If you’d like an informal chat about this role and working for SAMH, please contact: Chloe Watson, Community and Events Fundraising Manager,

To apply and for further information please visit;

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of any qualifications declared in your application will be required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a high level of applicants and would encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

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