Fundraising Coordinator

Scripture Union

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young people by helping to raise funds to support our ministry? Then we’d love to talk with you. We are seeking to recruit a fundraising coordinator to support all our fundraising initiatives and events. This might include organising a fundraising dinner or creating a brand-new campaign to support one of our regular appeals.

This is an excellent opportunity if you’re interested in exploring a career in fundraising. The successful applicant will be working in a fun and dynamic team, with the opportunity to learn about all aspects of fundraising. We’re keen to invest in the professional development of the postholder, offering key learning opportunities, courses and training.

“It’s been a real privilege gaining an insight into how generous people have been with their donations”.

Scripture Union Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see every child and young person of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Fundraising Coordinator will be part of the Fundraising team, helping to deliver our fundraising and development priorities. Your role will encompass diverse responsibilities across multiple income streams, including trusts, major donor, individual giving and legacies. The role will also contribute to reporting of Scripture Union Scotland’s impact – collecting data, case studies and updates from across our ministries to report back to funders.


Fundraising Administration – efficiently managing the administrative tasks associated with fundraising activities;
Supporting Colleagues – providing day to day support to the Major Donor and Trusts Manager and Individual Giving manager as well as providing general support to the wider staff team in fundraising.
Supporter Care – contributing to the administration and stewardship of donors and improving supporter care processes.
Resource Coordination – coordinate the creation and distribution of fundraising materials and resources
Event Management – Coordinating key fundraising events and work with other teams to coordinate SU’s presence at Christian festivals and events.
Impact Reporting – playing a pivotal role in highlighting the impact of SU Scotland’s initiatives by collecting and analysing data, case studies, and updates from our ministries to report back to funders.
Participating fully in the life and ministry of Scripture Union Scotland.
The successful applicant will have excellent organisational abilities and good research and analytical skills. Strong interpersonal and communications skills are also key with the ability to develop positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Salary: £23,758 – £25,135 (dependent on experience) + generous pension scheme and other benefits

Contract: Full Time/Substantive

Location: Hybrid – Glasgow office, located in Bridgeton/Home

Closing date: 4pm, 21 June 2024

Interview date: 2 July 2024

Start date: Summer 2024 (Some flexibility on dates may be possible)

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