Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,593 – £32,588
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th July 2024

  • Advertised from 21st June 2024
  • 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 Fundraising Officer to join our Fundraising Team. The individual will play a key role in:

• Income maximisation with a focus on events, corporate and individual fundraising.

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

Key Responsibilities:

• Event Fundraising: Develop and lead on events (e.g., Circle’s annual DARED challenge, Edinburgh Marathon Festival, Kiltwalk) to maximise income. Opportunity to plan, develop & lead a bespoke fundraising event.

• Individual Fundraising: Lead Circle’s work in engaging with different communities, including supporters, community groups and businesses to encourage support for Circle’s work (e.g. Youth Philanthropy Initiative and CAF Donors).

• Corporate Fundraising: Research and development to conclusion of corporate partnerships (e.g. Charity of the Year) and develop corporate sponsorship packages for bespoke events.

• Communications: Raise awareness of Circle’s work through internal and external communications (e.g., social media).

We’re looking for candidates who have experience in community engagement and fundraising event managing, as well as, skilled in social media and content creation.

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 17 July 2024, 5pm

INTERVIEW DATES: Thursday 25 July 2024

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