Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund
Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

Charity registered in Scotland SC012302

SCIAF is the official overseas relief and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland.  It was established in 1965 to express the commitment and concern of the Scottish Catholic community towards low income and marginalised communities across the world.  Our long-term development programmes are based on a partnership model which aims to strengthen the ability of low income people to respond to their own situation. SCIAF also responds to humanitarian emergencies, working with local partners and via international networks.


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Top job! Senior Marketing & Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £34,384 – £38,603
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th March 2021

Are you experienced in working with the media and passionate about using marketing to deliver engaging and impactful communications to help create a just world, free of poverty? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Role

SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join our team as the permanent Senior Marketing & Communications Officer. The role sits in the Marketing and Communications team and will take the lead on developing and delivering engaging and measurably impactful communication and marketing activity which increases our visibility, engages the relevant audiences and supports our long-term strategy.

The post-holder will specifically look after all offline marketing and advertising activity, including outdoor advertising, TV and radio, and lead the organisation’s press and media presence, ensuring that we deliver very high standards on creative and maximise our PR value.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office, although you may be working from home initially.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking a strong and creative communicator who can use their extensive experience in managing the media/press, creating powerful tailored communications, and planning and executing marketing campaigns, to help us to reach our ambitious goals – whether through fundraising, campaigning for political change or raising our brand profile.

The role would suit someone creative and with a background in journalism/media, who has experience developing and managing campaigns, with the ability to react quickly to breaking news and manage comms in a crisis.

As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

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Senior Digital Marketing & Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £34,384 – £38,603
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th March 2021

Are you experienced in managing an organisation’s digital presence and passionate about managing digital platforms and running innovative and effective campaigns to help create a just world, free of poverty? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Role

SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join our team as the permanent Senior Digital Marketing & Engagement Officer. The role sits in the Marketing and Communications team and plays a vital role in overseeing and managing SCIAF’s digital presence, optimising user experience and growing our online reach and community. The post holder will also work closely with teams within the Public Engagement Department to plan and execute innovative digital marketing for fundraising appeals and campaigns.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office, although you may be working from home initially. There will also be opportunities to work flexibly in the future.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking someone with extensive skills and experience in managing an organisation’s digital presence, and a passion for developing and running exciting and effective digital campaigns to help us to reach our ambitious goals – whether through fundraising, campaigning for political change or raising our brand profile.

The role would suit someone with both creative and technical skills, able to combine strategy and innovation with data analysis and testing.

As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

The post-holder will travel overseas to less developed parts of the world as required and will therefore come into contact with children and vulnerable adults. SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Philanthropy Research & Trusts Fundraising Officer

  • Part time
  • £27,621 – £30,487 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th March 2021

The Role

SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join our team in a new role as the Philanthropy Research & Trusts Fundraising Officer. The role is part of the Philanthropy team, which sits in the wider Fundraising team, and plays a vital role in helping us to increase our knowledge of and relationships with major donors, trusts and foundations, and celebrity ambassadors.

The post-holder will work closely with teams across the organisation, and with our sister organisations CAFOD and Trocaire. They’ll work to identify potential philanthropic wealth in Scotland and trusts and foundations where SCIAF meets the stated criteria, and work on applications for funding.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office, although a high level of flexibility can be offered in terms of where, when and how this role can be undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking a curious and methodical researcher who enjoys developing and delivering projects from conception to seeing results; someone who can use their skills in writing to appeal to both emotional and data-driven readers as required. The role would suit someone with good project management skills. As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

The post-holder may travel overseas to less developed parts of the world and may therefore come into contact with children and vulnerable adults. SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Senior Philanthropy Relationships Officer

  • Full time
  • £34,384 – £38,603
  • Glasgow with flexible working
  • Closing 6th April 2021

Are you an experienced fundraising professional, passionate about using your skills in supporter engagement to help create a just world, free of poverty? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Role

SCIAF have an exciting opportunity to join their team in a new role as the Senior Philanthropy Relationship Officer. The role is part of the philanthropy team, which sits in the wider fundraising team, and plays a vital role in helping the charity to increase its knowledge of and relationships with major donors, trusts and foundations, and celebrity ambassadors.

The post-holder will line manage and work closely with a new Research and Trusts Fundraising Officer and with other fundraising colleagues across the organisation. They will also engage with sister organisations such as CAFOD in England and Trocaire in Ireland. You will work collaboratively to identify and cultivate potential philanthropic wealth in Scotland with individuals and trusts and foundations where SCIAF meets the stated criteria.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office, although a high level of flexibility can be offered in terms of where, when, and how this role can be undertaken.

We are seeking a fundraiser who will play an invaluable part in helping SCIAF fulfil its ambitious strategic goals. In 2019 they improved the lives of 1,812,000 of the world’s poorest people and wish to build upon this to help even more free themselves from poverty on a permanent basis.

We are therefore looking for someone with the skills and experience to develop long-term relationships with major donors, trustees of family charitable trusts and other trusts & foundations to increase philanthropic income year on year. We are also looking for someone who is enthusiastic, flexible, and always looking to raise the bar.

You will develop and manage relationships with SCIAF brand ambassadors and identify volunteers with access and influence who will enable SCIAF to meet and cultivate the people with control of these assets to persuade them to support their mission.

As an inclusive employer, SCIAF want their staff team to reflect the communities in which they live and work. They therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Their mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. They reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

There may be an occasional requirement to accompany a potential donor overseas to see for themselves some of the great projects being carried out.

Safeguarding

The post-holder may travel overseas to less developed parts of the world and may therefore come into contact with children and vulnerable adults. SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Senior Campaigns Officer

  • Full time
  • £33,384 – £38,603
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th April 2021

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced campaigns professional with significant experience of leading popular campaigns, which both engage supporters and bring about change? Are you excited by the opportunities of hosting COP26 in Glasgow in November? Do you enjoy working with others but have the inner drive to make this cross-departmental role your own?

The Role

SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join us as we exploit the opportunities of COP26 to drive up support, reach out to politicians at Holyrood and in Westminster, and join others to bring about real change here in Scotland and across the planet.

The post-holder will take our campaigning to a new level, both in meeting SCIAF’s Influencing objectives and growing our profile with our supporters.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office post lock-down, although a high level of flexibility can be offered in terms of where, when and how this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking a self-starter, happy to work across teams and with a number of outside bodies. You’ll have good communications and digital skills and be happy in front of an audience or talking to MPs, MSPs, etc. As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

The post-holder may travel overseas to less developed parts of the world and may therefore come into contact with children and vulnerable adults. SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct, which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Glasgow-based Scottish International Development charity seeks events management and logistical support in the run-up to COP26. Approximately 50 days/400 hours between August and November 2021 @£25/hour.

Do you have an events management background?

This role will support the Advocacy & Campaigns team at SCIAF and its partners as they bring the Voice of the Global South to Glasgow for COP26 this November. Currently planning for a hybrid real world and online event, the role will:

  • Provide administrative and logistical support in planning (which is well advanced) together with liaison with other agencies
  • Assist our visitors to Glasgow with travel to (including visas) and around Scotland, accommodation, welcome and orientation in Glasgow
  • Assist with a number of pilgrims arriving in Glasgow needing accommodation and other support
  • Plan the delivery of alternative online tech if official partners are unable to attend
  • Provide logistical support for our events programme

If you have the experience to help us deliver success at COP26, then please get in touch.

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PA to Director

  • Part time
  • £28,079 – £31,402 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd February 2022

This role will manage business related tasks for SCIAF’s Director (CEO) and related organisational matters, including creating reports, organising travel and accommodation, organising meetings, taking minutes and other organisational tasks.

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Individual Giving Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,079 – £31,402
  • Glasgow (flexible)
  • Closing 11th May 2022

The Role

The Individual Giving Officer will play a key role in developing and maintain relationships with the supporters who enable SCIAF to create a just and green world.

This role will be based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for someone with the skills, experience and passion who can help us implement our Individual Giving Strategy.

We are looking for a high-performing individual with excellent organisation and planning skills who can work with a high level of accuracy to meet tight deadlines. You will have a strong background in individual giving and a record of delivering results.

You will also have a good working knowledge of a variety of IT systems (particularly MS Office products), good written English, an ability to exercise initiative; and be proactive and resilient.

As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work

together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have PVG scheme membership. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to SCIAF’s Safeguarding Policy and a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Senior Individual Giving Officer (Maternity leave cover)

  • Full time
  • £35,416 – £39,761
  • Glasgow (flexible)
  • Closing 13th May 2022

The Role

This role will work with SCIAF’s Fundraising Manager to develop the Individual Giving Strategy as part of the wider Fundraising Strategy. Using the latest sector trends and up to date fundraising industry standards, it will maximise lifetime value of our donors by increasing the frequency and levels of their giving. The role will manage and support the Individual Giving Officer and Fundraising Assistant to deliver their objectives and report into the Fundraising Manager who has overall responsibility for delivery of the Fundraising Strategy.

This role will be based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking someone with the skills and experience to lead our individual giving and legacy fundraising.

The role would suit someone with both creative and technical skills, able to combine strategy and innovation with data analysis and testing. You will have a strong background in Individual Giving, together with a record of delivering results.

As the leader of a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

You will also have effective management skills as well as the ability to interact well with staff at all levels in the organisation.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work

together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have PVG scheme membership. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to SCIAF’s Safeguarding Policy and a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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The Role

As a member of the Integral Human Development (IHD) Department - which is responsible for SCIAF’s advocacy and project work in the UK and overseas - you will provide administrative support to the Institutional Funding and Compliance Adviser. You will be responsible for supporting the department to develop and maintain SCIAF’s institutional funding base, with particular focus on trusts and foundations funding, for long-term development and relief and rehabilitation projects; and for education and awareness-raising work.

This role will be based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a high-performing individual with excellent organisation and planning skills, who can work with a high level of accuracy to meet tight deadlines. You will a have a good working knowledge of a variety of IT systems (particularly MS Office products), good written English, an ability to exercise initiative; and be proactive and resilient. The ability to proof read and edit written documents is essential.

You will have effective communication and team working skills as well as the ability to interact well with staff at all levels within the organisation.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work

together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have PVG scheme membership. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to SCIAF’s Safeguarding Policy and a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Programme Administrative Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,820 – £25,173
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th June 2022

The Role

As a member of the Integral Human Development (IHD) Department which is responsible for SCIAF’s Advocacy (UK and overseas) and International Programming work overseas – the post holder role will be responsible for providing overall administrative support to the IHD Department.

This role will be based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a high-performing individual with excellent organisation and planning skills, who can work with a high level of accuracy to meet tight deadlines. You will a have a good working knowledge of a variety of IT systems (particularly MS Office products), good written English, an ability to exercise initiative; be proactive and resilient.

You will also have effective communication and team working skills as well as the ability to interact well with staff at all levels in the organisation.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work

together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have PVG scheme membership. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to SCIAF’s Safeguarding Policy and a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Senior Media & Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £35,416 – £39,761
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th June 2022

Are you experienced in working with the media and passionate about using marketing to deliver engaging and impactful communications to help create a just world, free of poverty? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Role

SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join our team as the permanent Senior Media & Marketing Officer. The role sits in the Marketing and Communications team and will lead the organisation’s press and media presence, alongside looking after offline marketing and advertising activity, including outdoor advertising, TV and radio. The post holder will deliver engaging and measurably impactful activity which increases the organisation’s visibility, engages the relevant audiences and supports our long-term strategy.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office, with opportunities to work flexibly.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking a strong and creative communicator who can use their extensive experience in managing the media/press, creating powerful tailored communications, and planning and executing marketing campaigns, to help us to reach our ambitious goals – whether through fundraising, campaigning for political change or raising our brand profile.

The role would suit someone with a background in journalism/media, who has experience developing and managing campaigns, with the ability to react quickly to breaking news and manage comms in a crisis.

As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Top job! Senior Philanthropy Relationships Officer

  • Full time
  • £36,124 – £40,556
  • Glasgow (flexible)
  • Closing 21st October 2022

Located in the Public Engagement Department (PED), the Fundraising team plays a key role in developing opportunities for supporter engagement. We have big ambitions for the strategic period from a mix of Philanthropy, Individual Giving, and Community Fundraising.

Set within the Fundraising team, Philanthropy comprises this role and a Research & Trusts Fundraising Officer jointly focused on increasing our knowledge of and relationships with trusts and foundations (including family charitable trusts), private corporate bodies and major donors to grow income to £1m p.a. by 2025.

This role will be based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

This is a unique opportunity for a motivated philanthropy specialist, to help shape a fundraising programme with real potential. You will be able to negotiate and personally solicit donations, be used to working with relationship databases, running stewardship programmes for high-net-worth individuals, and be conversant with GDPR. Your superb relationship-building skills and excellent communication abilities will help you identify and secure the support of major individual philanthropists for SCIAF’s work. You will also identify opportunities and influence senior stakeholders internally and externally to maximise these opportunities.

As the leader of a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

You will also have effective management skills as well as the ability to interact well with staff at all levels in the organisation.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Top job! Advocacy Manager

  • Full time
  • £44,685 – £46,859
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th October 2022

This role manages the Advocacy Team and leads on the development of an effective advocacy strategy that directly addresses the causes of poverty and injustice, which is rooted in Catholic social teaching and the experience of our overseas partners.

This role will be based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has significant experience in at least one aspect of voluntary sector advocacy (ie policy and public affairs, campaigns, support for partner advocacy or strategic communications) and experience of leadership in that field.

The post holder needs to have strong interpersonal skills, combined with experience of people and project management.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Top job! Senior Community Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £36,124 – £40,556
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th November 2022

With support from the Fundraising Manager, this role will lead the Community Engagement team in developing and delivering our strategy as we focus on working with the Catholic community across Scotland to deliver long-term engagement with SCIAF.

Using a variety of opportunities for fundraising, volunteering and campaigning, the team will generate short, medium and long-term income, new volunteer roles and support for our campaigning activities.

This role is based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.

Who we’re looking for

The role would suit someone with both creative and technical skills, able to combine strategy and innovation with data analysis and testing. You will have a strong background in community fundraising, together with a record of delivering results.

As the leader of a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with the initiative, drive and enthusiasm, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

You will also have effective management skills as well as the ability to interact well with staff at all levels in the organisation.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have PVG scheme membership. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to SCIAF’s Safeguarding Policy and a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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Senior Campaigning Officer

  • Full time
  • £36,124 – £40,556
  • Glasgow with flexible/hybrid working
  • Closing 9th December 2022

The Role

SCIAF’s Senior Campaigning Officer has a vital role to play in attracting and retaining supporters by developing and delivering campaigns and other opportunities for people to be more activist, engaging the media, and working with other agencies to tackle the root causes of global poverty and injustice

The post-holder will take our campaigning to a new level, both in meeting SCIAF’s Influencing objectives and growing our profile with our supporters.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office, although flexible/hybrid working is in place.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking a self-starter, happy to work across teams and with a number of outside bodies. You’ll have good communications and digital skills and be happy in front of an audience or talking to MPs, MSPs, etc. As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.

As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

About SCIAF

SCIAF is the official overseas relief and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.

Safeguarding

SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

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