The Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust
The Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC045968

Started in 2015, the Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust is a charitable organisation looking to support the local community.

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Charity Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £36,000
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust is looking to recruit an experienced Third Sector professional to assist with our development and the planned expansion of our activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge of Scottish Community Fundraising and be capable of building strong relationships with our community partners and sponsors. Effective project management and leadership skills are key to this role.

A flair for event management and communications (including social media platforms) would be an advantage. A football background is not essential to this role

Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

This is a Board of Trustees Appointment and the Post Holder will be expected to report directly to the Board on all Charity matters. The Charity Manager will be the lead on all of the Charity's fundraising activity and its day to day operations, with the exception of the Kilmarnock Football Academy. The post holder is also expected to advise the board on potential future strategy and direction to ensure the charity remains sustainable and its activities relevant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take the lead on fulfilling the Board of Trustee's development strategy
  • Identify sources of funding and complete funding applications
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with funders, sponsors and partnership agencies
  • Manage the administration, activity scheduling and programme budgets
  • Manage employees and volunteers
  • Provide regular written and verbal updates to the Board of Trustees
  • Promote a positive environment within the Charity

Person Specification

  • Knowledge and experience of Scottish community fundraising
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Comfortable taking responsibility for a small team of employees and volunteers
  • A team player with the ability to lead and engage where necessary
  • Standards and quality driven
  • Knowledge of the Scottish charity regulations & OSCAR compliance
  • Full driving licence
  • PVG checked
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