Are you passionate about tackling poverty and injustice? Would you like to help improve women’s lives? In this role you can work to positively support women and their families in marginalised communities in the Global South; by energising our existing relationships and developing our community fundraising in Scotland.
Feed the Minds (feedtheminds.org) is an ambitious international development organisation. We are looking for a talented Regional Co-ordinator in Scotland. Our project portfolio consists of a variety of high–quality, innovative projects based in approximately 10 countries in the Global South promoting economic empowerment, health and citizenship through education. We work in some of the poorest countries with the most marginalised individuals. Our funding comes from a wide variety of sources; individual supporters, networks and church groups as well as trusts and statutory funders. We have recently started several initiatives with supporters in Scotland such as “Charity of the year” partnerships
Your responsibility will be to co-ordinate our contacts with community groups, such as schools, churches and women’s networks across Scotland; maintaining and developing relationships and creating opportunities to raise funds. The right person will be committed to our aims, a strong networker, enjoy giving talks and presentations and able to motivate volunteers working alongside you. We expect you to have previous solid experience of fundraising and public speaking or teaching.
We are keen to find the right person for this role and would therefore be happy to discuss flexible working over 3-4 days a week including options such as term-time only. The role is home based, with occasional evening and weekend work. You must be prepared to travel to different parts of Scotland and occasionally to London. Location in Scotland is ideally Glasgow or Edinburgh or another location with excellent communication and transport links.
We can offer supportive and close working relationships with our core team based in London and our partners in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. This role offers the opportunity to work independently, using your initiative and enjoying a wide variety of tasks and contacts.
A job description and person specification is available for download below.
Feed the Minds, an ambitious International Development Organisation, is looking for a part time Regional Development Co-ordinator in Scotland to help us continue our growth. Our project portfolio consists of a variety of high–quality, innovative projects based in approximately 10 countries in the Global South. Our income comes from a wide variety of sources.
Your responsibility will be to co-ordinate work with individuals, church and community groups across Scotland; maintaining and developing relationships which provide opportunities to raise funds. You will enjoy networking, presenting, and motivating volunteers. To raise awareness in Scotland of our work with some of the world’s most marginalised people in the Global South, you will need strong people skills and a genuine flair for raising funds to support our work.
You need to be IT literate, flexible and have strong attention to detail. The role is part time (3.5 days per week) and home based. Ideally you will be based in either Glasgow or Edinburgh. You must excel at managing your own time and balancing multiple priorities. You will enjoy the wide variety of tasks that the role offers and be happy to travel to different parts of Scotland, and occasionally to London.
Your work will directly and positively impact on people’s lives and opportunities across the Global South and you will be a valued member of a highly competent staff team taking our work even further in the next few years.