Parks Endowment Campaign Manager

greenspace scotland
31 Aug 2017
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
greenspace scotland is looking for an experienced fundraiser and campaign manager to lead our exciting new programme to develop an Endowment Fund for Scotland's parks. Following on from the successful development of MyParkScotland, as Scotland's only crowdfunding platform specifically for parks and greenspaces, we are now expanding our work to develop an Endowment Fund to support Scotland's parks. We've secured a match-funding grant from Heritage Lottery Fund towards the first GBP1million and our ambition is for a multi-million endowment fund to help keep Scotland's parks in good heart for future generations to enjoy. About the role: We are looking to recruit an experienced Campaign Manager to lead the development and delivery of the fundraising strategy and marketing campaign for the Parks Endowment Fund. With a strong track record in fundraising, communication, marketing and project management, the ideal candidate will be an exceptional communicator, experienced in raising funds from individuals, trusts, major donors and/or events. You will bring creativity, innovation, enthusiasm and passion to work with our team and partners. This is a part-time post (14 hours per week) and we will also consider applications on a self-employment/consultancy/contract basis, plus secondment, job share, home-working and/or flexible working arrangements. It is a fixed term appointment to 31 December 2020. Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 15 September Interviews will be held on Thursday 28 September at our office in Stirling For more information about this post and for an application pack please visit our website About greenspace scotland greenspace scotland is Scotland's parks and greenspace charity. We provide a national lead for local action on greenspace to regenerate and revitalise places and communities. Our goal is that everyone living and working in urban Scotland has easy access to a quality greenspace which meets local needs and improves their quality of life. We work with a wide range of local and national partners to support the planning, development and sustainable management of greenspaces and green networks as a key part of the green infrastructure of our towns and cities. Key priorities in recent years have included pioneering new approaches to the management and resourcing of greenspace and parks. Current programmes include: Climate Change Parks, Young Placechangers, Tesco Bags of Help community grants, ParkPower, food growing strategies, MyParkScotland and Scotland's Greenspace Map.

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