Glasgow Life
Glasgow Life

Charity registered in Scotland SC037844

Glasgow Life is a charity that delivers cultural, sporting and learning activities on behalf of Glasgow City Council. In doing so we aim to make a positive impact on individuals, the communities in which they live and the city as a whole.

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Family Support and Engagement Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,967 – £22,833
  • City Wide (Glasgow)
  • Closing 25th July 2021

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them.

We are recruiting Family Support and Engagement Workers to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers. You will play a vital part in making a difference to Glasgow’s economy and profile, to local communities, and to the people who live, work, visit and play in the city. At the heart of everything we do is our vision: to inspire Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture and sport. So, if you’re inspired by the opportunity then we urge you to apply.

As Family Support and Engagement Worker you will be part of the Learning Team, providing access to a range of early intervention and family learning programmes within a primary school setting. You will encourage literacy, numeracy, health & wellbeing and support the teaching and Family Learning taking place within the school and its associated Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes.

The following positions are available:

St Cuthbert's Primary School, full time and 52 weeks per year

Riverside Primary School, full time and term time (39 weeks per year)

St Thomas Primary School, part time 21 hours and term time (39 weeks per year)

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

• Reading, literacy and language development.

• Knowledge and understanding of play based learning activities.

• Provision of parenting information, advice and support.

• Ability to provide practical and emotional support to families.

• Experience in delivery of early intervention and learning programmes with children and families.

This post is a result of funding from the Pupil Equity Fund and is temporary for up to 12 months.

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

At Glasgow Life we value diversity and inclusion. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from BAME groups who are currently under represented in our organisation.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.

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Top job! Senior Individual Giving Officer

  • Full time
  • £36,404 – £42,268
  • Albion Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 21st August 2022

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting a Senior Individual Giving Officer to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers. This is an exciting time to join Glasgow Life’s Development and Fundraising team. You will help us to grow our funding support for important and inspiring projects because we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life.

You will plan, develop, and manage an Individual Giving fundraising programme to support a range of opportunities across Glasgow Life. You will maximise donor acquisition, development and retention through a multi-channel approach. The role holder will deliver an ambitious Museum Membership and Patrons Programme, and support fundraising opportunities across the charity. As well as stewarding existing donor relationships, you will devise and test new individual giving programmes to grow a sustainable donor base.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree or relevant fundraising qualifications and considerable experience of working in a fundraising/development office.
  • Experience of managing and growing an Individual Giving programme using donor acquisition and retention strategies.
  • Experience of delivering Individual Giving campaigns and appeals to grow multi-year fundraised income through regular and one-off donors.
  • Strong project management skills and experience of managing new income generating projects from inception through to delivery.
  • Excellent influencing skills and experience of working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders in a large and complex organisation.
  • Experience of effective donor stewardship and supporting the donor journey.
  • Experience of delivering donor events to support donor stewardship and acquisition.

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit glasgowlife.org.uk/the-small-print/an-inclusive-employer

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Top job! Senior Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £36,404 – £42,268
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd October 2022

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting a Senior Development Officer to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers. This is an exciting time to join Glasgow Life’s Development and Fundraising team. You will help us to grow our funding support for important and inspiring projects because we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life.

You will secure funding from a range of external funding sources including Charitable Trusts/Foundations and statutory sources to support capital and revenue projects across Glasgow Life. Partnering with significant donors and funders, you will work with ambitious colleagues to create compelling proposals to develop funding bids and proposals and to cultivate long-term donor relationships.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree or relevant fundraising qualifications and considerable experience of working in a fundraising/development office.
  • Track record in raising five and six figure levels of philanthropic funding from Trusts and Foundations, statutory sources, and other external funders.
  • Experience of securing funding for both capital appeals and revenue projects.
  • Experience of preparing successful and compelling fundraising applications, proposals, and donor reports.
  • Experience of managing relationships with funders and of developing effective stewardship and cultivation programmes.
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of colleagues within a large and complex organisation.
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office software and a working knowledge of using Customer Relationship Management databases.

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit glasgowlife.org.uk/the-small-print/an-inclusive-employer.

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Top job! Senior Arts Producer (Creative Communities) (Part time) (Temporary)

  • Part time
  • £36,404 – £42,268 pro-rata
  • Glasgow - City Wide, Hybrid working
  • Closing 9th October 2022

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

Glasgow Life’s Arts and Music Programme inspires, connects and improves the lives of the people of Glasgow through a diverse programme of festivals, events, projects, learning and engagement opportunities, community initiatives and advocacy.

We are currently recruiting for a fixed-term part-time Senior Arts Producer (Creative Communities). The Senior Arts Producer will oversee and manage our Creative Communities programme, which covers three main areas of work - an embedded Artists in Communities programme, year round Community Touring activity and Creative Intervention work.

The post is part-time (21 hours a week) for 16 months with a potential option to extend (depending on funding).

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of, and networks within, the arts and community sectors in Glasgow as well as connections with national and sector development bodies across Scotland. The candidate will have worked extensively in an arts management role, producing and delivering activities and events to a high quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the planning, delivery and reporting of Glasgow Life's Creative Communities programme, which covers our Community Touring network, Artists in Communities programme and Creative Intervention partnership work;
  • Support and collaborate with the wider AMCV team on key activities and initiatives as required
  • Oversee the content and budget of all Creative Communities programmes
  • Support, develop and enhance Glasgow Arts' relationships and partnerships with organisations, stakeholders and projects across the city and across multiple sectors
  • Represent and advocate for the GL Arts and Music team both within Glasgow Life and in the broader arts and community networks
  • Act as a key point of contact for Glasgow Life's support services, including HR, Marketing and Admin, as well maintain and develop relationships with other service areas including GCC Education, NRS, Health and Social Care and GL Communities and Libraries.
  • Lead on and implement project evaluation and reporting.

The Arts team has a base in Tramway with a team of Area Arts Producers working extensively in their own areas as required.

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:

  • Education to degree level in arts or related discipline (or equivalent industry experience)
  • Experience managing, developing and producing creative and/or community-based activity
  • Strong working knowledge of the arts and community sectors in Glasgow and Scotland
  • Strong project-management skills with an ability to effectively prioritise work to set and meet targets and deadlines
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of funders and stakeholders and liaising and co-ordinating activities with complex partnership arrangements
  • Ability to manage delegated budgets
  • Excellent communication skills, including digital and IT skills
  • Ability to lead a small, busy and high-performing team

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit glasgowlife.org.uk/the-small-print/an-inclusive-employer

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Top job! Senior Policy Officer (Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion)

  • Full time
  • £36,404 – £42,268
  • Glasgow City Wide, Hybrid working
  • Closing 30th October 2022

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting a Senior Policy Officer (Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion), to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers. You will:

  • Support the implementation of Glasgow Life EDI development plan
  • Develop strong relationships across Glasgow Life business and functional areas to improve awareness of EDI mainstreaming
  • Support further embedding Equality Impact Assessment approaches into service planning and design
  • Support service areas to develop EDI outcome-focused approaches to service design and delivery
  • Carry out research in EDI issues including under-representation in workforce and service use and report on findings to governance and leadership structures
  • Support the development of relationships with EDI stakeholder organisations and partner organisations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current and future developments in strategic and operational EDI policy context with particular reference to mainstreaming, culture and sport provision and related areas

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge and understanding of EDI theory, practice and approaches to address under-representation; power and oppression; mainstreaming; barriers and discrimination and experiences of groups with Protected Characteristics
  • Knowledge and understanding of Scottish Public Sector Equality Duties
  • Knowledge and understanding of organisational change using EDI approaches
  • Ability to engage, influence, and negotiate with stakeholders and decisionmakers at all levels
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees, peers, service users, elected members, Senior Managers, External Stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse information and make appropriate informed decisions

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit glasgowlife.org.uk/the-small-print/an-inclusive-employer

This position requires a Standard Disclosure. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their Disclosure.

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Top job! Head of Libraries & Communities

  • Full time
  • £68,782 – £79,735
  • Commonwealth House, 38 Albion Street, Glasgow G1 1LH
  • Closing 23rd October 2022

Glasgow Life is the charity that supports, inspires and provides opportunities for people in Glasgow to access the services they need and matter most to them. We work with stakeholders across Scotland to give people living in, working in and visiting Glasgow the opportunity to lead better, happier and more fulfilling lives.

We work in every community in Glasgow, through libraries, community facilities, museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes. The scale and the national and international reach of our activity has a real and positive impact on the lives of Glaswegians and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors. Our vision is to inspire every citizen and visitor to become engaged and active in a city globally renowned for culture and sport. As a charity, we find innovative ways to make this happen across Glasgow’s diverse communities.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to lead the development and oversight of the delivery of all library and community learning and development activities that the charity is responsible for.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be a customer-focused leader with significant experience within a senior leadership role. Your communication and influencing skills will be second-to-none, allowing you to build effective and positive relationships with key stakeholders across sectors, gaining credibility, respect and confidence. You will understand the political landscape of the city, know the impact, value and reach of culture and sport.

And, through everything you do, you will drive strategic direction and change and provide strong leadership within Glasgow Life.

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Senior Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £38,276 – £44,382
  • 38 Albion Street, G1 1LH
  • Closing 29th January 2023

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them. Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting a Senior Development Officer to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers. This is an exciting time to join Glasgow Life’s Development and Fundraising team. You will help us to grow our funding support for important and inspiring projects because we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life.

You will secure funding from a range of external funding sources including Charitable Trusts/Foundations and statutory sources to support capital and revenue projects across Glasgow Life. Partnering with significant donors and funders, you will work with ambitious colleagues to create compelling proposals to develop funding bids and proposals and to cultivate long-term donor relationships.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree or relevant fundraising qualifications and considerable experience of working in a fundraising/development office.
  • Track record in raising five and six figure levels of philanthropic funding from Trusts and Foundations, statutory sources, and other external funders.
  • Experience of securing funding for both capital appeals and revenue projects.
  • Experience of preparing successful and compelling fundraising applications, proposals, and donor reports.
  • Experience of managing relationships with funders and of developing effective stewardship and cultivation programmes.
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of colleagues within a large and complex organisation.
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office software and a working knowledge of using Customer Relationship Management databases.

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays. You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK. Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit glasgowlife.org.uk/the-small-print/an-inclusive-employer

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