Development Officer

Due to re-structuring, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra is looking for a creative and motivated Development Officer to join the Orchestra’s Development department.

The successful candidate will have fundraising experience, ideally in the arts, excellent communication skills and be highly organised. The Development Officer will play a key role in managing and developing the Orchestra’s individual giving strategy, including promotion and administration of the individual giving programme. This involves organising special events, networking at receptions, running donor recruitment campaigns and ensuring effective stewardship of the Orchestra’s 1000 donors.  The Development Officer will also assist in generating income from charitable trusts and foundations, involving research and the preparation of grant applications. 

This is an exciting role for a motivated team player who would enjoy building relationships with SCO donors, and who is keen to expand his/her knowledge of fundraising techniques and professional practice.

Please apply by sending your CV with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position and why you would like to work for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra to the Head of Development, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, 4 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB.

A full candidate information pack is available to download.

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