Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust
Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC042964

Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust was set up by local residents to help the Old Town develop in a way that meets the needs of the people who live in it.

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Business Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st July 2021

EOTDT aims to foster a vibrant, sustainable community in the Old Town area of Edinburgh through developing enterprising projects to meet local needs; providing tailored educational and training opportunities; and acting to safeguard the area’s built and cultural heritage.

To further these objectives and act as a base for its activities, the Trust recently opened The Crannie, a custom-built community space located in the Canongate area.

EOTDT now seeks to appoint a Business Development Manager with a remit to work towards achieving financial sustainability for The Crannie, and maximising its full potential. The appointment is for an initial nine-month period.

Reporting direct to the Trust Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Leading on the development and implementation of a marketing campaign (both traditional and digital approaches).
  • Leading on the development and introduction of new social enterprises – exploring their feasibility and securing start-up funding for their development phases.
  • Sourcing and securing grant funding for identified immediate and longer-term provision of services and activities for the benefit of the local community.
  • Organising fundraising activity with a view to establishing greater levels of unrestricted funds.
  • Securing long-term rentals of office space and promoting room hires.

You can read through the full job description, including the Person Specification here.

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The Crannie Facilities Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th November 2021

The Crannie is a resident led community space for residents in Cranston Street (off the Royal Mile) developed by the Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT).

EOTDT is seeking an experienced person to manage the day to day running of The Crannie community hub. The role will be responsible for developing a team of duty supervisors and volunteers to manage the building and all facilities, ensuring quality customer service and dealing with the daily requirements of all service users.

Responsible to: the Business Development Manager

There is an expectation of evening and weekend work to help cover The Crannie opening hours as they develop and where needed TOIL (Time Off in Lieu) will be given. Holiday entitlement is 30 days which pro-rata is 24 working days annual leave including any relevant statutory holidays. This post is subject to Pensions Auto-enrolment regulations with a 5% staff contribution and 3% employer contribution.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Project Worker - Community Health

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th May 2022

EOTDT is a resident-led development trust which works to foster and nurture the development of a sustainable and cohesive community for the residents of Edinburgh Old Town. The Trust’s staff and team of local volunteers work to encourage and support community development, providing a range of education, training and wellbeing activities aimed at improving life for residents. EOTDT recently opened a community hub (The Crannie) to further the promotion of these activities. In response to Covid and lockdown in the community we are working to support better mental health and tackle isolation in the community.

Purpose of the role

  • Support the ‘Create and Connect’ Programme alongside the family and communities connector and develop a wider range of wellbeing specific activities at The Crannie community hub, developing peer support and activities
  • Deliver community health leader workshops and develop further group activities or action groups to tackle health concerns in the community
  • In partnership with Community Renewal, support delivery of the ‘Community Health Leader’ training course.

EOTDT is seeking an experienced person to use an asset-based approach to develop and lead a programme of wellbeing activities, peer support groups and training courses for local residents.

The Community Health Project Worker will be responsible for development and delivery of wellbeing activities, in partnership where appropriate, with a range of local organisations such as Community Renewal, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust etc as well as building, and maintaining partnerships with local organisations.

The activity programme will be based at The Crannie community hub but will involve working on an outreach basis across the Old Town area as appropriate.

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