Fundraising Officer

About us: 

For over 50 years, the pioneering Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas for the benefit of people and wildlife. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities.

The Role: 

Sitting within the Individual Giving team, the Fundraising Officer will maintain and develop income from a range of sources including in memory, community fundraising and legacies, whilst having a strong focus on increasing income from digital campaigns.

Main Objectives Include: 

Digital fundraising

  •  Lead on delivery of digital membership recruitment activities: planning, adapting and implementing a programme of targeted campaigns throughout the year and establishing mechanisms to track responses and return-on-investment
  • Oversee digital fundraising activities, including PPC, Google Ads, SEO and retargeting.

Supporter engagement

  • Contribute to the development of effective supporter engagement and giving journeys and deliver them across communication channels and in alignment with wider Trust communications. Consider approaches which might address any identified barriers to engagement.

Corporate Partners

  • Support and develop our Investors in Wildlife (corporate membership) Programme – acting as first point of contact for enquiries, follow-up discussions (liaising where appropriate with the wider staff e.g. to facilitate corporate volunteering), and ongoing stewardship including annual renewals.

Legacy Marketing and Legacy Pledger Stewardship

  • Undertake legacy marketing across a range of communication channels including direct mail, print advertising and digital. o Lead on provision of stewardship to known legacy pledgers including organisation of an annual reception.

How to Apply

Visit our website to find out more & apply.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Vanessa Rhazali, Individual Giving Manager on

*Interviews can be held on Teams or in person following Covid-19 guidelines.

The Trust is a passionate employer, proactive about creating a culture of diversity and inclusive workplace that promotes and values equal opportunities for all. We welcome individuals from all networks of life, backgrounds, and experiences.

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Key Information


c.£26,000 – £27,500 per annum


Scottish Wildlife Trusts




Full Time


Entry Level


Conservation, Countryside & Land Management, Education, Fundraising


Hybrid working – Harbourside House, Edinburgh/Home

Application Deadline:

15th August 2022 at 12:00am