Fundraising Executive - Special Events

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £36,469 - £40,342 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Edinburgh - Hermiston Quay


Events Executive

• Supporting the Fundraising Manager – Operations you will work across the Fundraising team to develop and implement a programme of events which fulfils outreach requirements, inspires and engages supporters, and showcases our charity and the activity we undertake to protect Scotlands’ heritage.
• Taking a proactive approach, nurturing strong relationships internally and externally to deliver events to a high standard.
• Work closely and collaboratively with other members of the Fundraising team to ensure a coordinated and consistent approach to capital campaigns and fundraising activity.
• Work with colleagues to ensure fundraising and cultivation events deliver the fundraising strategy and provide appropriate opportunities to showcase our work and engage support
• Provide the Fundraising Manager – Operations with accurate information for planning, budget preparation, forecasting, phasing and monitoring expenditure

• Develop positive and productive working relationships with fundraisers, senior leadership and other relevant internal stakeholders.
• Maintain and enhance your personal knowledge, skills and networks by playing an active role in the appropriate professional bodies and internal organisational groups.
• You’ll be flexible, with a willingness to work non-traditional hours and be available to travel in the UK.

The above outlines the key skills the job holder will need to possess and exercise. In addition, either knowledge of or experience in the following is required:

Essential skills
• Results oriented self-starter
• Team player, able to both respect and work across boundaries.
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills including active listening, negotiating, high levels of tact and significant ability to influence beyond authority.
• Ability to adopt a strategic and creative approach to event planning and delivery.
• Analytical problem solver with ability to generate and encourage new ideas.
• Strategic thinker with ability to set a plan and see it through to delivery.
• Excellent organisational skills and the ability to resolve conflicting priorities.
• Ability to manage resources efficiently for maximum impact.
• An eye for detail and a rigorous approach to process.
• A lively interest in and understanding of the National Trust for Scotland, and a passionate belief in its mission.

Application Deadline: Sunday 26/05/2024