Fundraising Manager - East Scotland (5378)

  • Division:
    Fundraising & Marketing
  • Department:
    Regional Fundraising, Engagement & Volunteering
  • Team:
    Central Community Fundraising & Engagement
  • Location (Role):
    Homebased - UK
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Contract
  • Full / Part Time:
  • Salary Range as Per Pay Policy (Start of Zone 1 to Mid-Point of Zone 2) :
  • Do you have a strong track record of account acquisition and management & securing new partnerships?
  • Do you have experience of managing high-value relationships & delivering exceptional customer experience?
  • Are you self-motivated and target driven?
  • Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn't just survive, but thrives, and can go on to change the world?

If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!

About Us

Save the Children UK believes every child deserves a future. In the UK and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children's unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach.

Job Purpose

Reporting directly to the Regional Fundraising and Engagement Manager, the Community Fundraising & Engagement Manager will be responsible for maximising regional donations and corporate financial contribution through effective, supporter-led acquisition and account management.

As a rights-based organisation, we are committed to anti-racism and actively opposed systemic oppression of any form. The role holder will visibly lead our commitment to celebrate diversity, challenge inequality, and build an inclusive environment for every one of our employees so we can better represent the children we protect.


 Main Accountabilities

The Community Fundraising & Engagement Manager will be responsible for maximising regional donations and corporate financial contribution. Key duties include:

  • Driving growth in our key income streams; corporates, major donors, ‘in aid of' fundraising individuals and fundraising groups by providing excellent relationship management and acquisition
  • Working closely with the regional corporate team to grow the regional corporate pipeline in Scotland and discuss support needs for opportunities where relevant
  • Delivering acquisition, stewardship and product strategies to maximise income and brand engagement
  • Responsible for updating and managing a pipeline of opportunities across all income streams
  • Contributing to departmental income reporting, budgeting and forecasting

Person Profile


  • Experience of account acquisition and track-record of securing new partnerships
  • Experience of unlocking networks and acquiring high value individual donations
  • Experience of managing high-value corporate and individual relationships & delivering exceptional supporter experience
  • Experience of working with databases (preferably CARE) and pipelines
  • Understanding of corporate fundraising legislation (desirable)


  • Ability to establish professional credibility quickly internally and externally
  • Ability to prioritise multiple projects and their competing demands


  • A demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and their practical application and integration in the work environment
  • A commitment to Save the Children UK's aims and core values of accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity, and integrity



Please note - whilst this role is advertised as office based, Save The Children UK will remain a remote-working organisation until at least 30 June 2021.

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, LGBT+ and from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as these are underrepresented at Save the Children UK.

Jobs are positioned within the salary structure on the basis of evaluation. New employees would normally be appointed at the bottom of the grade, however the appointed salary may also take into account the relevant experience a candidate brings to a role. Save the Children is committed to paying staff in a fair and equitable way and will benchmark all salary offers in line with the pay of existing staff.

Save the Children UK is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities in employment. To see our full statement please visit this link:

Save the Children UK has a comprehensive benefits package. To see our full offer please visit this link:


Interview expenses: Candidates should note that unfortunately it is not our policy to reimburse expenses accrued when attending interviews at Save the Children UK unless you are requested to attend an interview in an alternative location to where the role is based.


Pre-employment Checks: Any Employment with Save the Children UK will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:


  • a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable)
  • receipt of satisfactory references
  • proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role


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