Philanthropy Senior Manager

Posted 28/06/2024 by Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS)

Remote job
£45,313 - £47,417/annum

Philanthropy Senior Manager

Location: Glasgow / Hybrid

Salary: £45,313 - £47,417 per annum (pro rata)

Contract: Permanent; Full Time (35 hours per week)

Closing Date: Monday 29th July

We are excited to share news of an opening for a new Senior Philanthropy Manager within our Partnerships and Philanthropy Team, aligned to Major Gifts and High Profile Events.

The Philanthropy team are moving through a period of change and growth which will set this team up to strategically focus their resources and skill where it is most needed, in order to attract, cultivate and retain strategic philanthropic income.

Reporting to the Head of Partnerships & Philanthropy, the Senior Philanthropy Manager will lead a team to raise philanthropic income at the five, six and seven figure level and deliver a portfolio of successful High Profile Events.

This is a unique opportunity to join CHAS at a key moment in our future developments.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have skill and experience in the following areas:

  • Substantial experience of, and a strong track record in, major gift fundraising, including personally soliciting and stewarding 5, 6 and 7 figure gifts from major donors.
  • Good leadership skills with experience of leading a small team, nurturing development and managing performance.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written skills with great attention to detail, and an ability to flex your style according to the audience. 
  • Experience in income generating and stewardship event development, project management and delivery.
  • Managing a diverse workload with multiple deadlines, deliverables and stakeholders, thinking creatively to leverage opportunities and develop relationships.


At CHAS, we support families during the toughest of times. We have ambitions to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. The skill, determination and creative flair of our Fundraising Teams makes this possible. 

We offer

  • Flexible Working: our teams work flexibly and in a hybrid manner with time split between at home and onsite in Edinburgh and Glasgow.  CHAS offers flexible and family friendly working. and are happy to discuss working arrangements that work for you!
  • Development Opportunities: exposure to a variety of fundraising activities
  • Professional Growth: Work with industry leaders in a high-performing team where you will be encouraged and supported to excel and develop your skills.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Including generous annual leave and pension, incremental salary progression, access to Blue Light discounts, and health and wellbeing support.

Further Information and How to Apply

If you are interested in this Philanthropy Senior Manager position and you want to be part of the future of CHAS, click 'Apply' now.

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