Community One Stop Shop
Community One Stop Shop

Charity registered in Scotland SC049181

We are an independent organisation, providing free and confidential advice, information, support and advocacy on a wide range of issues for people in Broomhouse, North Sighthill and the surrounding areas. We also see people from outwith these areas.


Current vacancies

Communications Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £27,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th February 2023

Purpose of the Job

  • To provide support in developing the activities of the project that is based in the South West of Edinburgh to address the effects of poverty and the cost of living crisis within our community.
  • To support the Project Manager in the strategic planning of the project.

Main tasks and responsibilities

Staff Support and project delivery

Digital Planning

  • To develop, implement and manage all our digital platforms including all our social media and our website. To plan monthly calendars of our social media posts.
  • To create our annual report
  • Prepare our marketing materials

Data Gathering and Reporting

  • To monitor/gather weekly/monthly/annual statistics
  • To prepare reports on our data to contribute to our planning
  • Report to funders on our progress
  • To evaluate our work when appropriate

Person Specification

This is a challenging and important role within a small team. Training will be available however we are looking for candidates to have relevant, provable experience.

Education & Knowledge

  • Understanding the impact poverty has on families & individuals
  • Experience of community development
  • Good general education with preferably a relevant qualification in working with communities or relevant work experience

Experience

  • Relevant work experience
  • Extensive experience in digital marketing and social media posting and planning
  • Collation of data, stats,
  • Basic knowledge of funding bids and reporting requirements

Skills and Qualities

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent media design skills
  • Strong report writing abilities

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Be able to work with a non-judgemental attitudes towards others
  • Have a professional attitude
  • Be willing to advocate for others
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Have an innovative approach and be creative in problem solving

Responsible to:Project Manager

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Advice Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,050 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th June 2021

The Community One Stop Shop is a local independent charity in the South West of Edinburgh and has been serving the clients of Broomhouse for almost 20 years. We deliver various service including advice provision, employability support, non-referral foodbank, community pantry and various outreach support services.

Purpose of job

To deliver information and advice service to our clients. Subject matters for information and advice include benefits, PIP applications, appeals, housing and various other levels of support.

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