SCVO - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
SCVO - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Charity registered in Scotland SC003558

SCVO is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Our mission is to support people to take voluntary action to help themselves and others, and to bring about social change.

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Account Manager – Employability Programmes

  • Full time
  • £21,728 – £24,948
  • Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness -currently home based due to current restrictions
  • Closing 7th April 2021

SCVO provides employment support and employability programmes for young people aged 16-29, working with third sector organisations across Scotland. In April we will be launching another phase of Community Jobs Scotland funded by Scottish Government, as well as providing jobs and support through the Kickstart Scheme.

To support our service delivery we are recruiting for an Account Manager who will be responsible for ensuring processes are fulfilled within timescales to meet audit requirements and ensuring targets/outcomes are met and delivered within programme guidelines.

The successful candidate will work within a busy small team managing a caseload of jobs, maintaining strong relationships with third sector employers and helping to ensure the programme is a success for all stakeholders.

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Service Delivery & Improvement Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,015 – £44,818
  • This role will be home-based initially, with the opportunity to work flexibly or from the SCVO offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness when office-based working resumes.
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Are you passionate about delivering great services? Do you have expertise in leading teams to improve processes and deliver excellent customer care? Are you digitally confident? You may be just the person we are looking for.

We’re looking for an experienced service manager with a strong background in delivering large contracts and services to ensure the continued successful delivery of Connecting Scotland. Ideally you will have experience of quality assurance, process improvement and compliance as well as a strong understanding of approaches to monitoring and evaluation.

Connecting Scotland is a major programme developed as a result of the pandemic to support people who are digitally excluded to get online. Working with hundreds of partners in communities across Scotland, people are provided with a combination of devices, internet connectivity and digital skills support to help them with learning, life and work during the pandemic. Connecting Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government and supported by all Scotland’s Local Authorities, as well as hundreds of organisations from across the public, private and third sectors.

This post will be responsible for managing the Connecting Scotland service and leading the team and suppliers responsible for providing support to both partner organisations and end users.

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Top job! Funding Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £43,200 – £48,000
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness
  • Closing 30th April 2021

Do you have experience in and an understanding of the charity funding landscape in Scotland and have a passion for modernising it? You may be just the person we are looking for.

We’re looking for someone with a sound background knowledge of a range of charity funding practices. You might have worked as a funder or in a fundraising role for a charity. The critical thing is that you have the vision, influencing and facilitation skills to work with a wide range of funders and voluntary organisations to further develop funding practices.

Our programme of work is a blend of agenda influencing, grant management and testing innovative funding approaches.

This post will be responsible for managing a small team, leading our work on grant management and other funding products as well as working closely with Funding Scotland and our policy team to help shape the funding landscape in Scotland.

If you would like to have an informal chat before applying for this position, please contact Sally Dyson, Head of Digital and Development at sally.dyson@scvo.scot

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Top job! Communications and Marketing Manager

  • Full time
  • £43,200 – £48,000
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness
  • Closing 19th May 2021

Are you a confident and experienced marketer looking for an exciting new role?

The Communications and Marketing Manager is a new role to grow and develop SCVO’s communications and marketing team. We’ve got big plans to ramp up our membership marketing to help current members make more use of the benefits that membership offers, and to help us recruit and support lots of new members too. We also want to take a more proactive and coordinated approach to marketing our services, so we can generate precious income to help us support the sector even more.

It’s a small team with a big remit, so we’re looking for a great people manager with marvellous marketing skills to help us shine. You will lead the team and work with colleagues across SCVO to help achieve SCVO’s ambition to support Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector.

SCVO staff are currently working from home. When our offices reopen, this post could be based from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness

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Top job! mPower Communications Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £34,650 – £38,500 pro-rata
  • Post could be based from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness - staff currently home working due to covid restrictions
  • Closing 20th May 2021

SCVO is on the hunt for a driven comms professional to come on board for the final year of a ground-breaking health project.

Mpower is a European-funded project that champions a preventative approach to care by engaging with and empowering more people to self-manage their health and care issues in the community.

We need a self-starter with experience of delivering communications in a multi-stakeholder environment. You’ll be based in SCVO, working with the Mpower project team from across the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

It’s a great opportunity to help drive a high impact project over the finish line, whilst creatively capturing its successes and learnings to influence future projects.

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Policy Assistant

  • Full time
  • £24,300 – £27,000
  • SCVO staff are currently working from home. When our offices reopen, this post could be based from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness
  • Closing 30th May 2021

SCVO has an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to take their first steps into policy. If you are highly organised, analytical, and passionate about opportunities to influence change, we'd love to hear from you.

This new post will provide support to our Policy, Campaigns and Research teams: organising events, drafting comms and helping to keep us generally organised. In return, we will support the Policy Assistant to develop an understanding of the policy environment, and the core policy skills needed to contribute to our external influencing work.

If you have the skills and experience needed to support us, and can demonstrate the desire to develop policy skills to support Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for.

As we anticipate a high level of interest in this post, both essential and desirable criteria will be used for shortlisting. Please ensure that your application shows clearly how you meet these criteria.

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Content Design Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,500 – £45,000
  • Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness office*
  • Closing 21st June 2021

We are investing in our digital content, and need a passionate change-maker to help us modernise our approach.

As the ideal candidate you will have extensive experience developing effective digital content across a range of platforms in response to user needs. You will have experience of managing change, and upskilling subject experts to follow good content design principles and processes. Ideally you will have good working knowledge of the Scottish voluntary sector, and the challenges facing charities, community groups and social enterprises.

In short, you have everything it takes to champion the needs of users and turn them into easily digestible, scannable and actionable content.

This is a fixed-term post for a period of 2 years.

*SCVO staff are currently working from home. When our offices reopen this role could be based in any of our Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness offices, with the option to work from home for some of the working week.

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