Development Manager - Link Community Development International

Development Manager - Link Community Development International

Location: Central Edinburgh

Salary: £32,144 – 35,439 plus benefits

About the Organisation:


Link Community Development is a grassroots charity working to transform education across some of the poorest rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. We focus on improving teaching and learning as well as building up life skills and inclusion for the most marginalised.

Job Purpose:


To lead the fundraising strategy and creatively develop and deliver fundraising activity to achieve Link's income targets, and secure core and programme funds crucial for their work to support the most vulnerable children.


Summary of Responsibilities:

Are you a passionate advocate for global development? Do you believe in the power of education to transform lives and lift communities out of poverty?

Link is a dynamic and ambitious international charity, headquartered in beautiful Edinburgh, which is helping more children than ever in impoverished, rural Africa to access quality education and the tools they need to get the very best start in life.

They are looking for a driven fundraising professional to join their team as a Development Manager.

The successful candidate will have experience in identifying and cultivating new prospects, managing complex fundraising projects and nurturing strong relationships with donors. Whilst there is a major focus on Trusts and Foundations, there is also flexibility to explore other sources such as corporate, community and individual giving. There are exciting opportunities to manage relationships with major US foundation donors as well as travel to Africa and North America.

Could you be their missing Link?

How to Apply:


To apply please send a cover letter, completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to link@lcd.org.uk with the subject line “Development Manager”. All forms and the full job description can be found on the Link website.

The deadline for applications is Monday 20th May 2019.

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