Project Trust
Project Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC025668

Project Trust is an overseas volunteering charity based on the Hebridean Isle of Coll. Since 1967 Project Trust has sent over 7,000 Volunteers to Africa, Asia and the Americas to a wide variety of long-term volunteering projects including teaching, social care work, outward-bound instructing and community development.

Project Trust is widely regarded as the leader in the field of international volunteering.

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Volunteer & Schools Engagement Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Isle of Coll
  • Closing 5th May 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic and adventurous individual, with excellent public speaking skills and a passion for empowering young people, to join our Volunteer & Schools Engagement team.


Project Trust is an experienced educational charity that empowers young people to become confident and resilient Global Citizens through a challenging, long-term volunteering experience overseas. We annually select around 300 young people from across the UK for 8 – 12 month overseas teaching, social care and outward bound projects. Working with partners overseas, these projects are carefully chosen to ensure the Volunteers’ skills can be put to good use in their host communities and do not take work away from local people.

The Position

We are currently looking for an engaging recruiter with excellent presentation and organisational skills, plus the desire to motivate and empower young people, to join our dedicated team on the Isle of Coll. As part of our Volunteer & Schools Engagement team, your role will be to liaise with partners in education and youth sectors and to represent Project Trust at school presentations with the aim of raising Project Trust's profile and recruiting Volunteer candidates.

The Location

The role is based on the Hebridean Isle of Coll (subsidised accommodation provided) and involves travel throughout the UK.

This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Head of Marketing, Recruitment & Communications

  • Full time
  • To be confirmed
  • Isle of Coll
  • Closing 16th June 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Head of Marketing, Recruitment & Communications to take responsibility for the development and implementation of an innovative marketing & communications strategy to expand and diversify our recruitment of potential Volunteers and to encourage young people to sign up to the life-changing opportunities international volunteering can afford.

This is a key post in Project Trust, with responsibility for the overall management of our marketing, recruitment and communications activities both in the UK and overseas. The successful candidate will form part of our Senior Leadership Team, working closely with the CEO and managing an experienced team.

The role is based in the Project Trust office on the Isle of Coll and is expected to undertake mainland and some international travel.

Main areas of responsibility include:

  • Strategy and planning
  • Recruitment
  • Marketing and branding
  • Communications

Essential skills & experience include:

  • Minimum of five years' experience of working in a communications or marketing role, ideally within the charitable sector
  • Considerable high level management experience
  • Leadership in both strategic and operational roles
  • Experience of working with content management systems and digital marketing platforms
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

This is an exciting opportunity to come in and set the Marketing, Recruitment & Communications strategy of an innovative and ambitious charity at an important time in its 50 year history.