Fundraising Executive

Fundraising Executive

Fundraising executive

Location: Outward Bound Hackthorpe (near Penrith) or Glasgow office. Home worker also considered.
Salary: £23,618 - £27,916
Contract: 37.5 hours a week. Permanent contract.
Applications in by
: 5pm 27 October
Interview:
Reach the shortlist and you'll be interviewed in person on 5 November at either our Hackthorpe or Glasgow office.

Our fundraising team

Outward Bound's fundraising team raises over £4.5m a year. This provides bursary support for disadvantaged young people to attend our residential courses – and for capital requirements across The Trust. The team of 15 are based at either head office in Hackthorpe, Cumbria; London or Glasgow.

Young person at Outward Bound
You'll need...
  • Experience in fundraising and working to targets
  • Excellent level of literacy and the ability to produce proposals and write compelling applications
  • Great communication skills
  • Good research skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programmes
You'll get
  • 24 days holiday (rising by a day a year to a maximum of 30 days) plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance (from start date)
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Personal healthcare plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Berghaus uniform items provided plus other benefits
How to Apply

To apply send us an email or letter (not longer than two sides of A4) letting us know why you'd like the job. We also need a copy of your up to date CV. Get your application to us by 5pm on Wednesday 27 October. If you reach the shortlist you'll be interviewed in person at either Hackthorpe or Glasgow on Friday 5 November.

Email - laura.firth@outwardbound.org.uk

PS: We know that confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we’ll let you in on a secret: there’s no such thing as a ‘perfect candidate'. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that you think sounds good for you!

If we offer you the job, you'll be asked to do a DBS check.

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