Job Details Below

Trainee Fundraiser.

Job Description

Date Posted: 27/03/2024

Location: Kilbryde Hospice, East Kilbride

Salary: £23,400 – Full Time, 37.5 hrs/week

Reports to: Fundraising & Commercial Manager

Job Purpose

The role of the Trainee Fundraiser will be to support the wider fundraising team with all aspects of fundraising including Community and Corporate whilst assisting to make digital content changes for the website, creating social media posts and sharing communications with the followers of the hospice. The post holder will be a confident communicator have a willingness to learn and develop their skills within the department through the support of the wider team.


Kilbryde Hospice provides palliative and end of life care services to the people of South Lanarkshire. The Hospice strives to meet the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and carers, offering support in coping with the practical implications of life-limiting illnesses. Staff are required to provide the highest standard of patient-centred care possible, while promoting choice, dignity, self-esteem, and an enhanced quality of life. The Hospice is a Company Limited by guarantee, and a registered charity, and is required by separate and differing legislation to meet finance, governance, and regulatory requirements.

Key Accountabilities

Knowledge, Technical Skills, Qualifications and Experience



General Responsibilities of All Employees

Review of Job Description

This job description is an outline of the key duties and responsibilities of the role and is not intended as an exhaustive list. The job description may change over time to reflect the changing needs of the service. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties that could reasonably be considered commensurate with the post. This job description is subject to periodic review and may be changed/updated following consultation.

Please note, full training will be given for successful applicant.

Person Specification - Trainee Fundraiser

Some fundraising experience with community organisations, companies, or as a volunteer fundraiser.
Working or volunteering in fundraising for a charity.

Experience of working with the public.

Experience of communications or marketing.

Experience of event marketing and management.
Knowledge and Skills
Evidence of literacy and numeracy appropriate to the level of the role.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the Hospice effectively to a wide range of external stakeholders.

IT literate including MS Office.
Knowledge of fundraising information systems and databases, preferably E- Tapestry.

Creative writer.

Knowledge of WordPress.

Understanding of responsible use of social media.

Driving licence, and access to own car.
Personal Attributes
Friendly, outgoing, and enthusiastic, quickly connecting with others and building relationships.

Ability to work effectively and positively as a team member.

A positive attitude, Friendly, outgoing manner, with the ability and confidence to develop and sustain long-term working relationships with people at all levels.

Motivating, empathetic and persuasive communicator Works accurately with details within established standards and guidelines.

Ability to manage own workload, excellent personal organisation, and the ability to prioritise with a creative and constructive approach to challenges and opportunities.

Committed to own continuing professional development.

Prepared to work unsocial hours as required to support Fundraising activities and events.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Trainee Fundraiser. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to kick-start their career in fundraising and make a real difference in the community. If you are passionate about fundraising and making a difference, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and why you would be a great fit for our team to Closing date for applications is 20th May, and interviews will be held week commencing 27th May.

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