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.


Current vacancies

Content Production Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,368 – £33,600
  • Glasgow (initially remote working)
  • Closing 28th January 2021

SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join our team as the permanent Content Production Officer. The role sits in the Marketing and Communications team and plays a vital role in helping us to gather and tell stories of change, primarily in support of our fundraising campaigns.

The post-holder will work closely with teams across the organisation, as well as our partner and sister organisations, and travel to visit SCIAF projects worldwide, in order to gather powerful stories and turn them into emotional and compelling content that captivates, inspires and compels action. They’ll focus on producing materials and content for fundraising appeals, campaigns and core supporter communications, as well as responding to humanitarian emergencies.

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 storyteller who can use their skills in writing, video production and design to produce powerful and engaging content that helps us to reach our ambitious goals – whether through fundraising, campaigning for political change or raising our brand profile. The role would suit someone with strong project management skills and experience managing content production processes from start to finish, working with a range of suppliers. 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 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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Marketing and Communications Manager

  • Full time
  • £42,283 – £44,353
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th August 2020

Help us build a just and green world!

The successful candidate will play an important role in SCIAF’s ambitious plans to substantially increase the depth and breadth of the impact we help to achieve in the lives of women and men living in some of the poorest parts of the world by raising £50million over the next five years.

SCIAF (Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund) is looking for someone to be a part of our ambitious Public Engagement team. You will have the necessary marketing experience and a good knowledge of the Scottish media and current digital landscape, as well as being able to advise the SMT on communications in times of crisis. You will be hands-on as you lead our small in-house marketing team to fulfil briefs from the fundraising team and a highly competent project manager who is capable of making good decisions around the use of limited resource.

SCIAF is a member of the SCHR Misconduct Scheme (the interagency scheme for the disclosure of safeguarding-related misconduct in recruitment process within the humanitarian and development sector). Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory safeguarding checks.

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Policy and Public Affairs Officer

  • Full time
  • £34,134 – £38,353
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th September 2020

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland, established in 1965 to express the commitment and concern of the Scottish Catholic community towards poor and marginalised communities across the world.

To lead on research and analysis for specific areas of policy work; to write high quality policy briefs and reports; to provide input to inquiries and consultations; to co-ordinate and take part in lobby meetings with Government and Parliamentarians in Scotland and the UK, to facilitate events and collaborate with network partners including Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, Scotland’s International Development Alliance, CIDSE and Caritas Internationalis; to provide support for partner advocacy as and when required.

This role will lead on the policy content and public affairs engagement on climate justice leading up to and during COP26, but will also be expected to feed into other policy areas as required.

SCIAF is a member of the SCHR Misconduct Scheme (the interagency scheme for the disclosure of safeguarding-related misconduct in recruitment process within the humanitarian and development sector). Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory safeguarding checks.

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Top job! International Financial Accountant

  • Full time
  • £38,251 – £40,267
  • SCIAF Office, Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd September 2020

Excellent opportunity to move in to the voluntary sector. Overall purpose of the role: to oversee and report on the financial aspects of institutional grants and represent SCIAF with key donors. To prepare and review the budgets, financial and audit reports of our partners in collaboration with project staff. To help build the capacity of our overseas partners in financial issues related to institutional grants. To assist the Head of Central Services in the preparation/review of financial reporting requirements.

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Data Analyst

  • Full time
  • £27,371 – £30,237
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th January 2021

SCIAF has agreed to a major ambition of raising £50m over the five years of the new strategic period, 2021-25. Core to achieving this ambition is the use of data to deliver positive Supporter Journeys for everyone who has a relationship with SCIAF. The Supporter Journey is defined as a mix of the Supporter Experience (including good data management) and moving supporters (singly or in cohorts) along the Giving Ladder.

This role will be responsible for stewarding for Supporter Journey, working closely with PED colleagues, particularly Individual Giving, to identify segments and opportunities to enhance supporter experience and fundraising income return. In addition, provision of data insights to internal clients will enhance strategic decision making and data administration and the synchronisation of data will ensure comprehensive, accurate data.

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Community Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,368 – £33,600
  • Home based
  • Closing 7th January 2021

2021 will be an exciting year at SCIAF with a major focus on schools and parish fundraising during Lent (February to May) and then on climate change as COP26 comes to Glasgow. SCIAF is looking for a fundraiser to step into our Community Engagement team to cover maternity leave and help raise over £1m. You will need to be ready to pick up our Lenten engagement and fundraising plans in Glasgow and Argyll & the Isles (virtually) and then work with the team to deliver engagement plans and support the delivery of COP26 in November, working with our Campaigning and Development Education teams.

Teams/Zoom based in Qs 1 and 2 and ready to hit the road in the second half of 2021 to engage our Scottish Catholic audience to deliver a Just and Green World and prevent poverty killing the poorest first. The Poverty Pandemic has already tipped 500m people into poverty and 115m more into extreme poverty: we will not forsake them. Neither, we hope, will you.

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.

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