Charity registered in Scotland SC010036
The mission of the CEIS Group is to tackle inequality, strengthen communities and improve the performance and impact of businesses which contribute to this goal. As one of Scotland’s largest and longest established social enterprises, it provides know-how, consultancy and intermediary funding for businesses, project support and development to communities and employment support to individuals. The Group comprises CEIS, DSL Business Finance, CEIS Ayrshire and a joint venture with Social Value Lab.
CEIS have recently appointed a new Group CEO who has brought a focus on innovation and improvement, leading on internal change to enable better service delivery leading to greater impact for the communities, businesses and people CEIS supports.
The Group now seeks to appoint a Head of Finance and Corporate Services to the Senior Management Team. This position will be key to the continued success and growth of the Group driving innovation and modernisation across the group whilst ensuring sound financial management. The post will also ensure full compliance with regulatory bodies and ensure accurate record keeping and administration.
The new leader will be a qualified accountant and possess excellent people and service leadership skills. Embracing digital and technology, the appointed candidate will present accurate and organised data to facilitate effective decision making.
We exist to make Scotland a better place to live and work with a more inclusive economy.
Social Enterprise is increasingly viewed as an important source of economic growth, a vital source of support for vulnerable communities and a critical path of the reform of public services in Scotland. We respond by providing tailored business support and services to aspiring, emerging and growing social enterprises. CEIS offers tailored consultancy support and services to help third sector organisations to succeed and grow.
Looking forward, we have created this new position to help us to tell our story and the stories of our clients. We know there is so much great work happening within the sector and the clients that we work with, and we want to find someone who can help us to share this impact and raise our profile within the sector. We are looking for someone who is passionate about change, can tell our story, is an excellent communicator, and has experience in digital communications. You will also be comfortable using your initiative to find a story and working across multiple teams within the Group.
You will join our Events and Marketing Team, working across all areas of the CEIS Group. This role will be pivotal to our success in telling our story and will focus on engaging with others across the sector as well as with our own teams within the Group. You will be a strong team player but will also be comfortable working independently, setting your own schedule, and adhering to deadlines.
Sharing our Story- You will be responsible for the creation and implementation of our content plan using story-telling techniques to share our work with the world. Sharing our impact and ensuring that impact is measured regularly across the Group. Designing mechanisms to capture success stories and building strong relationships with contacts across the group to create content.
Building our Network - Our work is wide reaching and varied, and you will lead on the creation of all key messages about CEIS including the work of Enterprise and Communities, DSL, CEIS Ayrshire, and CEIS Events. You will manage our presence with a particular focus on online and will be responsible for growing our online community. Raising awareness of CEIS and our Group services both nationally and internationally by managing all Group social media accounts and designing and executing a content plan.
Team Engagement - Our staff are our most asset; they are the people directly impacting change within the sector. You will support our team engagement strategy ‘CEIS Connect’ by designing regular communications and events for staff engagement throughout the year including a monthly newsletter and weekly staff engagement events.
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