VACANCY:         Senior Fundraiser (Individual Giving)  

SALARY:             £23,189-£25,979

REF:                   AH 50-22     


HOURS:             37.5 hours per week

DURATION:       Fixed term till 30th June 2024

LOCATION:       Miller Road, Ayr


About Us


The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran.  We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself.  This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families.  Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness.


The role and what we are looking for

Could you help us share our beautiful service stories to our community of supporters?

We are searching for a creative and enthusiastic individual to raise awareness of our local charity to new audiences and support in the delivery of key fundraising campaigns and appeals. The post holder will also be able to cultivate and nurture meaningful donor relationships.

Previous experience in a marketing, customer service and/or administration role is essential. Excellent communication skills – both written & verbal – and computer literacy are also essential.

 The post requires strong project management and organisational skills with the ability to manage projects, organise and plan your own work and the work of others to deliver objectives on time. Previous experience in dealing with face to face contact with customers and the development of positive customer relationships is essential.

Having an established knowledge and experience of copywriting and direct experience of maintaining relationships with third party is desirable. 

What we will give in return


At the Ayrshire Hospice we strive to live by our Hospice values and commitments, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

The Ayrshire Hospice is a friendly, welcoming and supportive place to work. As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme. 

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Ron Swanson, Assistant Fundraising Manager on 01292 288488, 07423 662374 or email [email protected]   

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Please contact HR on 01292 269200 if you need any further information about the application process. Please return completed application forms to [email protected]

Closing Date:        24th July 2022

Interview Date:    4th August 2022

Please note CV’s or NHS Application Forms are not accepted.
Scottish Charity No. 011390
Registered Office: 29 Miller road , Ayr, KA7 2AX