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Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,172 – £32,814
  • Hybrid: Hybrid and/or Remote (UK-based)
  • Closing 12th June 2024

  • Advertised from 23rd May 2024
  • Flexible working, enjoy 8 weeks of holiday per year, with both employee and employer contributing 5% to your pension.


About the Charity:

People Know How is a Scottish charity dedicated to enhancing wellbeing across communities. They empower individuals to overcome obstacles and flourish through local services in Edinburgh and the Lothians, as well as national initiatives such as their digital support helpline. Their impact spans all community demographics, from children and young people to families and adults.

The Role:

As a Fundraising Officer, you will play a pivotal role in securing income to meet annual fundraising targets, ensuring the continual delivery of impactful services to communities in need. Key responsibilities include:

- Crafting compelling fundraising applications.

- Generating income from trusts, foundations, community fundraising, and individual giving.

- Contributing to the ongoing success of People Know How’s transformative community support initiatives.

About You:

They are seeking a dynamic individual with a background in fundraising or a related field. Whether you bring experience in bid writing, marketing, or another relevant area, your transferable skills will be welcomed. Key attributes include:

- Confident and Collaborative: Able to work independently while thriving in a team environment.

- Innovative Thinker: Skilled at generating fresh ideas and exploring new directions.

- Creative Communicator: A talented writer capable of crafting relevant messages and engaging conversations with both new and long-standing partners, including funders and businesses.

Application notes

Ready to Make a Difference?

If you’re ready to champion People Know How's mission of supporting and uplifting communities, we want to hear from you. Reach out to Priya Vencatasawmy ( ) with your latest CV or profile.

Closing date: 12pm (noon) on Wednesday 12 June 2024

Please note there will be a first stage screening call prior to the interview.

Interview: Friday the 28th of June 2024

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with