Fundraising Manager (Individual Giving)

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Circa £37,000
Posted
08 Mar 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
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Fundraising Manager (Individual Giving)
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Right now, children and families living in some of the world’s toughest environments need you. Mercy Corps work in more than 40 countries helping families survive emergencies, overcome adversity and transform their communities. From helping earthquake survivors in Nepal and providing lifesaving supplies to Syrian refugees, to supporting farmers around the world and helping girls into education, this is your opportunity to help save and improve people’s lives every single day.

Mercy Corps help people in the world’s toughest places turn the crises of natural disaster, poverty and conflict into opportunities for progress. Working with local communities, their programmes provide those communities with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives. Mercy Corps’ worldwide team of 3,700 professionals is improving the lives of 19 million people through programmes and partnerships in more than 40 countries.

Mercy Corps are recruiting an experienced senior fundraiser to play a lead role in individual giving and campaigns as well as managing the community fundraising team in Edinburgh. This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to take that next step in their fundraising career while working with a truly inspirational organisation.

The ideal candidate will have experience of individual giving and campaign fundraising and be able to demonstrate examples of successful campaigns. You will have a flair for copywriting and be knowledgeable about data protection legislation. You will be a real people person, able to manage relationships with individual supporters and major donors. You will be an organised person who is able to work to deadlines and budgets, meet agreed targets and manage the wider team to achieve their goals too.

People are critical to the success of Mercy Corps and if you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of those living in extreme hardship, this could be the role for you. In return for your hard work, Mercy Corps offer a generous benefits package, flexible working and are committed to your learning and development.

If you are motivated by alleviating suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities then this is the organisation for you!