Fundraising Manager recruitment

10th May 2019

At Befriend a Child we believe every child deserves a happy childhood and the best chance in life to succeed and thrive. We support children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire helping them to develop into confident young adults and achieve their full potential. We match them with trained volunteers who deliver 1:1 befriending and mentoring which over time has a transformational effect. 

We are looking for an exceptional Fundraising Manager to lead on raising the funds we need to deliver our services. The role will involve building relationships with donors, developing and delivering fundraising activities and managing events. You will be working with individuals, schools, community groups and companies. 

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who has first-class fundraising and project management skills and who is at ease networking and developing relationships witha broad range of prospects and supporters. 

You will be joining a team that pulls together and goes the extra mile. If you are inspired by our cause, can demonstrate success achieved in a similar role and have a passion for what you do, we would love to hear from you.

It is an exciting time to join the charity, we have recently appointed a new CEO and are in the process of developing our new 3-year strategy.  

The role will be based in our office at 9 Bon Accord Square, however flexible arrangements including home working and job share will be considered for the right candidate. Our working day is 9.00am – 4.30pm and we operate flexitime and toil.

At Befriend a Child we love what we do. If you like the sound of joining our team, we’d love to hear from you. For a recruitment pack please contact

Closing date: Monday 27thMay.

For an informal chat and to find out more call Richard Stewart, Head of Fundraising and Marketing: 01224 210060