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Trusts and Corporates Fundraising Officer

Trees for Life is in the process of implementing an ambitious strategy to increase its reach and impact in restoring the Caledonian Forest of Scotland, involving a more diverse range of people in the process. A key part of achieving this is maximising income from charitable trusts and companies.

We are now seeking a Trusts and Corporates Fundraising Officer to increase funding through applying for charitable grants and building income from existing and new corporate donors. 

The successful candidate will have experience of charitable fundraising from trusts and companies coupled with excellent, persuasive verbal and written communications skills.  Evidence of an ability to meet challenging targets, delivering a diverse workload to precise and immovable deadlines will be expected.

Applications that provide evidence of building professional relationships and networks to deliver on-going funding with an ability to take the initiative and be pro-active with funders would be especially welcome.

Salary: C (c£21,000-24,000)

Location: Findhorn, Moray

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)

Contract: Permanent

Completed applications should be returned to jobs@treesforlife.org.uk with the title of the post in the subject field by 9am on Monday 19th February 2018. [Deadline Extended]

To apply, please download the forms below:

Role Profile + Person Specification

Application form

Equal opportunities form

 

Finance Manager

Trees for Life is a rapidly expanding environmental charity restoring the Caledonian Forest of Scotland, working from its main office in Findhorn on the Moray coast and its conservation estate at Dundreggan in the Highlands. 

We are seeking a Finance Manager to oversee the charity’s finances with responsibility for budget, cashflow, financial reporting and internal control. As a senior manager, the post contributes to the effective management of the organisation and has a vital role in ensuring new project budgets are sound and reports produced to allow grants to be claimed from major funders.

The successful candidate will have experience of financial management in a small/medium sized organisation. Knowledge of relevant legislation and best practice with an ability to present complex financial information in an accessible and understandable format is essential.

Applications that demonstrate excellent team-working abilities, with an eye for detail and focus on ensuring the efficient use of limited financial resources would be especially welcome.

Salary: E (c£30,000 - £34,000)

Location: Findhorn, Moray

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)

Contract: Permanent

Completed applications should be returned to jobs@treesforlife.org.uk with the title of the post in the subject field by 5pm on Tuesday 23rd January 2018. Interviews will be held at our Findhorn office on Friday 2nd February.

To apply, please download the forms below:

Role Profile + Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities form

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