Head of Income Generation - High Value Fundraising

Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.

For Scotland’s Mental Health

Post: Head of Income Generation - High Value Fundraising 
Terms: Permanent | Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £48,244 - £53,003    
Based: Edinburgh or Glasgow

This is an exciting time to join SAMH, with a growing brand and a new and exciting organisation strategy to reach more people of all ages who experience mental health problems. After several years of successful fundraising, we are once again making a strategic investment in our core team to make that vision a reality.  

The Head of Income Generation – High Value Fundraising is a newly created post to lead the fundraising team and support the Director of External Affairs. We have a new fundraising strategy in place which will guide us over the next few years in our ambition to significantly grow voluntary income.

The role will lead and strategically develop all areas of voluntary income with particular emphasis on growing high value fundraising. Our major gifts programme is in the early stages of development with great potential to grow and has full organisational support.
This role will offer fundraising leadership, direction and expertise to galvanise the huge potential of our supporters and enable the ground breaking work which will save and transform lives.

To apply

Full details and application packs are available to download below or from our website here.

Closing date for all applications is 5pm on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required for these posts.

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to, no other form of application will be accepted.