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Fundraising & Partnership Manager

This position is now closed to applications.


Since 1784, The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) has been the respected standard-bearer for farming and rural industry in Scotland.  With over 16,000 members, its key remit is to promote Scotland’s land-based and allied businesses.  A registered charity, the Society plays a pivotal role in the creation of a better understanding of the management of Scotland’s land and rural resources.

RHASS is now looking to recruit a Fundraising and Partnership Manager to maximise the generation of funds for RHASS and implement successful strategies for the various areas of the organisation. The role will establish and develop relationships with key stakeholders to raise the profile of RHASS and therefore attract funding opportunities. The F&P Manager will be responsible for coordinating all fundraising activity and will support major projects including the Royal Highland Show and the Royal Highland Education Trust.

We are looking for applications from experienced fundraisers who can demonstrate past success in building effective relationships with funders, trusts, foundations, lottery distributors and similar bodies. The successful candidate will be dynamic, proactive and forward thinking and have an empathy with the organisations goals and the wider agricultural sector. As a member of the Management Team, you will also be expected to contribute to long-tern strategic planning and as such you should be comfortable and capable in this area.

The full Job Description can be downloaded below:

Job Description

To apply, please complete the short form below and submit your CV and covering letter. You will receive an email acknowledgement of your application; if you do not receive this within 2 hours please contact Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555 to ensure it has been received.

For a confidential discussion please contact Nigel Fortnum or Liam Kelly on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications is Monday 14th August 2017.

Meeting to agree candidates for interview – Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Initial interviews – Monday 28th August 2017

Final interviews – week commencing 4th September 2017 (exact date to be confirmed asap).