Fundraiser & Social Media developer Dundee Independent Advocacy Support

The Yard, Edinburgh

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Organisation information

Dundee Independent Advocacy Support

Charity registered in Scotland SC027180

Good HQ

Aims & objectives

Aim is to provide high quality, independent, advocacy for people in the City of Dundee with learning/mental health difficulties, physical disability, dementia and for older people.
Job number
Time of attendance
Mon- Fri
No of references
Hours (per week)
Salary (£/hr)
£9.00 per hour

Job description

Typical work activities


• developing new fundraising ideas and events

• organising and helping with traditional fundraising activities such as sponsored or promotional events, raffles, house-to-house and street collections

• support the volunteer coordinator in recruiting coordinating and training volunteers supporting DIAS fundraising initiatives

• approaching individuals, schools, universities, local authorities, shops and commercial organisations for sponsorship and donations

• support the manager in the development and implementation of a fund-raising strategy

• develop a database of fund-raising activities for future reference

Development of Social Media

• develop existing DIAS Facebook

• increase number of FB followers to minimum of 500?

• Create a DIAS twitter account

• Create a regular publishing schedule for both FB & twitter

• Use all social media platforms to increase DIAS public awareness

• Implement a content editorial calendar to manage content and plan specific, timely marketing campaigns.

• develop a social media strategy and to increase brand awareness and increase engagement

• manage all social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Website and Instagram

• write engaging blog posts and articles

• create engaging multimedia content and/or outsource this effectively

Other duties

• Any other tasks to support staff in DIAS team

• All admin directly related to both fundraising and social media development roles

Person specification


Post: Fundraising & social media development

Education/ Qualifications

• Social media qualification

Skills & Knowledge

• Computer skills – familiarity with IT packages, especially Microsoft Office and the internet.

• The ability to deal with enquiries via phone, mail, e-mail and person to person.

• Experience of event planning

General Attributes

• The ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

• The ability to work effectively under pressure.

• Good attention to detail

• Good at juggling tasks and prioritising

• Organised

• Good communication skills – written and oral.

• A good grasp of the English language (spelling and grammar)

• The ability to interact with other team members and use initiative for problem solving.

• Enthusiasm and a willingness and eagerness to learn new skills.

• Dependability, reliability and consistent ability to produce high quality/quantity of work.

• Methodical and thorough approach to work

• A systematic approach to work.

• Flexibility and willingness to accept change.

• The ability to work to procedures

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership