Fundraising Assistant vacancy

We have a vacancy for a Fundraising Assistant to join our Support Services team as maternity cover.

Key information

Job title: Fundraising Assistant (maternity cover – one year)
Salary: £20,137 pro rata
Hours: Part Time (17.5 hours)
Location: Glasgow/Edinburgh/Home-based
Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021
Interviews: 5th and 6th October 2021


Due to the current postholder going on parental leave, we have a vacancy for a Fundraising Assistant to help implement our fundraising strategy, focusing primarily on the small/medium Trust and Foundations – preparing and submitting bids, reporting, cultivating relationships with potential and existing funders and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Trust Fundraising experience would be advantageous but not essential.

Line managed by the Trust & Statutory Fundraiser, you will be a member of Support Services and work closely with the whole Move On team.

What we are looking for

We are seeking a candidate able to combine research and organisational skills with the ability to tell a compelling story to attract attention and meet funders’ criteria. You need to be flexible, share our ethos and be committed to our values: inclusive, empowering, innovative, and sustainable. You should be driven by the belief that with appropriate support everyone can fulfil their potential.

About Move On 

Move On works with disadvantaged people, supporting them to achieve positive change in their lives and preventing homelessness. From our four bases in Glasgow and Edinburgh we provide a range of services including: training, community based intensive support, employability, mentoring, volunteering opportunities, guidance, advice, and information. Our services enable people to develop life and employability skills, build positive social networks, grow in self-confidence, gain qualifications, and sustain a job.

What we can offer you

We strive to ensure that Move On is a great place to work by supporting, developing and valuing our people. We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave and 9 public holidays for the first 2 years of service, increasing to 28 days and 9 public holidays after 3 years (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Flexi-time
  • Flexibility regarding work location
  • Option to buy additional annual leave
  • Ability to progress incrementally through salary band
  • Annual personal volunteering day
  • Strong focus on promoting staff health and wellbeing
  • Individual training allowance and commitment to CPD
  • TOIL system

How to apply

To apply for our Fundraising Assistant vacancy, please email completed applications to Gabriella Lowles, (

For an informal, confidential conversation about this role, please contact Joanne Nicholas (, 07787 256832).

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