The Labour Party is looking to recruit a Major Donor Officer to expand the Fundraising team, but will be based in Scotland. The post-holder will develop the Labour Party’s fundraising programme in Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced relationship-fundraiser with a strong track record in securing individual gifts to support specific projects and campaigns. The successful candidate will be proactive, forward-thinking and passionate.
This is an opportunity to work directly with the Head of Fundraising and take on responsibility to build the Scottish Labour Party’s fundraising programme in line with the UK fundraising strategy.
The successful candidate will have prior experience of fundraising from individuals, proven experience in securing 5 and 6 figure gifts, ability to write compelling cases for support and donor reports and experience in developing fundraising appeals
At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.
We are currently seeking a Director of Finance and Corporate Services to join our Senior Leadership Team on a permanent basis. The post-holder will maintain an overview of the organisation’s financial and corporate affairs, ensuring its financial viability and to ensure proper fiscal management. Working closely with the Chief Executive and the Executive team the post-holder will participate as an integral member of the Senior Leadership Team and actively contribute to the organisation’s strategic planning, implementation, and delivery.
Essential Candidate Criteria
• Membership of one of the major professional accountancy bodies or equivalent.
• Proven track record in financial management at a senior level.
• Experience of accounting for a charity (of medium size) or similar organisation including knowledge of the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice, HMRC regulations and VAT as applied to charities.
• Experience of providing finance and corporate services to a medium sized organisation.
• Understanding of financial impact of decisions and proposals.
• Ability to interpret and challenge information and projections.
• Knowledge and understanding of the voluntary sector.
• Ability to provide effective leadership and build a positive team spirit and inspire, motivate and support colleagues.
• Ability to analyse complex and diverse information and from that make clear and effective presentations and financial reports to the Board, senior managers and external funders.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills ensuing an ability to work and communicate with members of staff at all levels and across all disciplines (ensuing clear and concise communication of financial information to non-financial personnel) to achieve outcomes.
As an organisation, named after Mary the mother of Jesus and shaped by Christian spirituality, we feel that the way we do things is as important as the end results and we welcome all who wish to play their part in our important work. Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals. Our organisation is experiencing rapid growth and as we stand on the cusp of our next strategic period, there has never been a more exciting time to join
Due to internal progression we are recruiting for an inspirational and impactful leader to join Mary’s Meals International, as Director of Affiliate Development.
Reporting to our CEO and working in close collaboration with our National Affiliates and Trustees, you will lead on the strategic planning and development of our National Affiliate network to enable the long-term financial sustainability and growth of our movement, as we strive to reach the next child waiting for Mary’s Meals.
Enabling and supporting the growth of our movement, which consists of many independent entities who are united in the mission of Mary’s Meals, will be your key focus and you will be a passionate advocate for our work and demonstrate a strong vocational attitude that shows competence, commitment and contribution to the global movement.
Other key priorities will include:
• Provide strong strategic leadership to our Executive Directors and other leaders across our National Affiliate network to drive growth;
• Support our National Affiliates in building strategies for growth, through effective business planning and capacity building;
• Work closely with our National Affiliates to establish a portfolio of large, long-term partnerships that provide sustainable income;
• Provide strong leadership for our global Affiliate Development team in support of our National Affiliates; and
• Build strong relationships and oversee the management of key partnerships and grants.
With fantastic experience of working in and with international organisations, developing strategies to enable growth and successfully delivering complex global change projects. With exceptional organisational skills, a proactive approach to planning and the ability to work across multiple projects with diverse groups, you will thrive in a fast-paced strategic role.
You will also be able to demonstrate:
• Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to develop strong relationships and extensive experience of coaching and mentoring;
• Robust experience of developing and implementing strategies, policies and procedures and translating these into action;
• Experience of working with boards and trustees;
• A culturally sensitive approach and the ability to influence and build trust across a wide variety of stakeholders;
• A proven track record in building capacity and developing and leading high performing teams; and
Experience of leading successful projects in a global environment.
Our values are at the heart of everything we do at Mary’s Meals; we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.
We offer so much more than a role, in taking on this amazing role, you will have the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development and collaboration. We are a truly global movement, working across 37 countries and are happy to support a fully remote working arrangement for this opportunity.
If you are inspired to join our movement and our vision, mission and values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you. Please tell us why you want to join Mary’s Meals and why you would make a great Director of Affiliate Development?
Scotland’s Regeneration Forum (SURF) was established in 1992 as a not-for-profit membership organisation and has the overall objective to improve the lives and opportunities of residents in Scotland’s disadvantaged communities.
As Andy Milne steps down after 18 years as SURF CEO, we now seek an outstanding leader to build on our success and actively promote better understanding and practical cooperation between all regeneration partners, sectors and perspectives. Reporting to the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the operational and financial affairs of the charity ensuring SURF continues to be an inclusive forum for regeneration practitioners, policy makers and academics to exchange their cross-sector experience, knowledge and ideas.
Maintaining and enhancing our reputation, credibility and profile, our new CEO will ensure SURF continues to play a leading role in creating cross-sectoral alliances and develop and shape policy, including influencing Scottish Government’s thinking on future economic development and regeneration policy, investment and practice. Focused on building networks whilst also developing and maintaining strategic partnerships you will also ensure SURF delivers on its vision of alleviating poverty and inequality whilst also improving wellbeing and opportunities in Scotland’s most disadvantaged and disconnected communities.
You will be a proactive, solutions focused and visionary leader and as an accomplished communicator, will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders coupled with the ability to create strategic alliances and encourage increased collaboration.
The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate:
• Detailed knowledge and understanding of the economic and social challenges associated with Scotland’s poorest and most disadvantaged communities
• Relevant experience of assessing, developing, delivering and influencing regeneration policy and practice
• Knowledge of the historical development, current challenges and anticipated dynamics of regeneration policy, agencies, partnership processes and delivery practice in Scotland
• Strong strategic and operational planning and delivery experience
• A proven track record of delivery operating at an Executive or Senior Management level
• Strong stakeholder management experience coupled with a proven track record in building and maintaining a wide range of collaborative relationships and partnerships
This role will provide you with the opportunity to bring fresh thinking and creativity to a role and an organisation which makes a tangible and positive difference for disadvantages communities across Scotland.
The Each and Every Child initiative is a new programme of work which aims to tell a compelling story about children and young people in the care system, transforming the current public narrative and mobilising people at all levels in the community to take action to improve their life chances. Informed by robust research and the established practice of ‘reframing’, the initiative will create the scale that is needed to influence public opinion and make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people. A small staff team will be established which will have the focus and expertise to coordinate this work, support networks and lead the strategic development of the initiative, creating a significant profile for reframing in Scotland. The staff team will be supported by an active Management Group which will oversee the strategic direction of the work. More information on the initiative can be found in the recruitment brief on The Robertson Trust website. The post will usually be based at The Robertson Trust’s Glasgow office and may require some travel. For the foreseeable period, the role will require working from home, in line with Government guidelines.
The Each and Every Child Initiative is a partnership project between CELCIS, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Life Changes Trust, The Robertson Trust, Scottish Government and Social Work Scotland, and will be hosted by The Robertson Trust. The Trust is the largest independent grant-making trust in Scotland with the vision of a fair and compassionate Scotland where everyone is valued and able to flourish. The Trust has recently launched a new 10-year strategy which will focus on helping improve the lives of people and communities with experience of poverty, trauma or both.
The closing date is 26 October 2020. Initial interviews will be held on Wednesday 18 November. Second interviews will take place on Tuesday 1 December and are likely to include a skills-based task and an informal conversation with people with experience of care. All interviews will take place remotely through video conferencing.
· Lead, develop and manage the design and delivery of the initiative, in conjunction with the Management Group
· Develop strong relationships with key stakeholder groups and be the spokesperson for the programme and the approach
· Line manage the Programme Coordinator
· Experience of having developed and delivered multi-disciplinary strategic marketing and communications plans and of running national communications, marketing or advertising campaigns
· Excellent communicator, with strong influencing and relationship-building skills and demonstratable ability to work alongside and support a diverse range of stakeholder groups (young people, families, communities, professional groups, senior leaders)
· Knowledge of children’s services, public services and/or the care system in Scotland
· 35 days holiday per calendar year (FTE)
· Pension - 10% employer contribution or 14% if employee contribution is 7%
· Death in Service 4 x salary or 8 x salary if employee contribution to pension
· BUPA healthcare
· Annual Travel Pass Loan
Money Advice Scotland (MAS) – Scotland’s money charity, is seeking to appoint a Subject Matter Expert (money advice) to provide content for future training provision. This is a temporary post, until 31 March 2021.
This is a very exciting point in the history of Money Advice Scotland, as we moved to a digital platform to deliver the training programme, which is a collaboration with Citizens Advice Scotland.
We are seeking a dynamic forward-thinking individual who shares our passion in being “the driving force towards financial wellbeing for the people of Scotland”. See our strategy document and impact report.
Money Advice Scotland has a membership drawn from local authorities, CABx, housing associations, voluntary sector projects, insolvency practitioners, all of whom have an interest in the provision of money advice and/or financial capability/education. Training provision is one of our core functions and we work closely with Citizens Advice Scotland in providing the overall training programme for the money advice field in Scotland.
We particularly wish to appoint a Subject Matter Expert who has significant knowledge of money advice, writing training materials, including assessment and evaluation of learning.
This post is well positioned to have a real opportunity to shape and shift the future of money advice training in Scotland.
MAS holds the Investor in People Gold standard reflecting our own continued commitment of developing the staff who are at the heart of the services we provide to members.
We are a relatively small organisation (employing 18 people), which punches well above its weight, and always delivers on its promise. We need someone who can work as part of the team and continue that reputation moving forward.
Money Advice Scotland supports flexible working. We need to recruit the right person with the right skills to deliver the content for the training programme. It is an exciting time of change, and the blended approach is enabling us to reach out to communities across Scotland.
So, if you are the person we are looking for, then don’t hesitate and apply.
Are you passionate about helping families succeed and achieve their aspirations? If so, we have an exciting new opportunity to join #TeamIndigo as our Family Support Co-ordinator. The role will empower parents to:
This new opportunity will be crucial to driving forward an innovative, nationally funded programme to support parents in both accessing childcare and improving their quality of life for their families and the learning from it has the potential to influence and support the way forward in the future for other communities.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
SAMH are committed to providing care and support to people who use our services, and are looking for a Service Manager who is equally dedicated to the provision of outcome focused, person-centred care.
This exciting new role will support implementation of new national projects, including a virtual Psychology Clinic. This service has been funded for front-line staff who been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, and you will also provide relief support in our established mental health services across Greater Glasgow and Clyde. You will be responsible and accountable for maintain high quality standards, and be able to adopt a flexible and responsive approach.
As an experienced manager, you will provide positive leadership and management while demonstrating and evidencing the following;
· Leading and managing teams to ensure safe and effective provision of support to those people who use the service through the promotion of outcomes focused person centred approaches.
· Reporting and evaluating of operational service delivery demonstrating delivery and development
· Experience establishing effective partnerships with key stakeholders.
· Compliance with relevant, legislation, contracts and service specifications, SAMH policies and ensuring practice reflects current research findings.
· Effective and efficient management of all resources.
· Contributing to the wider work of SAMH to support the achievement of SAMH strategic objectives.
The working pattern is predominantly Monday to Friday; however you may be required to work out with this in line with service needs. There is a requirement to participate on the management on call rota out with working times.
We will expect you to establish strong and sustainable relationships in the community which will increase awareness and engagement of the project and promote building resilience to enable behaviour, culture and community change around stigma and discrimination.
To be successful in this post you will meet the essential criteria, core competencies behaviour and skills listed in the role profile and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of delivering outcomes for vulnerable adults; and knowledge and experience of working in the field of mental health and wellbeing. Also access to your own transport is essential for this post.
Bike for Good is currently recruiting for a full-time Health & Wellbeing Cycling Practitioner. The successful candidate will d eliver cycle training for adults who are willing to improve their physical and mental health and become a qualified Ride Leader. They will contribute towards the setup, running and on-going planning of Health and Wellbeing groups and 1:1 lessons. The post holder will be responsible for meeting targets set together with the Health & Wellbeing Coordinator.
We are looking for someone who is a flexible self-starter with an enterprising attitude. It is also important that you are someone with a personable and friendly approach to work who can also demonstrate our core organisational values.
Geeza Break is a charity based in the East End of Glasgow and we are looking to recruit a Data Officer to manage and oversee our cloud-based database/CRM system.
You will be expected to manage all aspects of the database to ensure accurate monitoring and evaluation of all our charitable services to support service delivery, service improvement and communication with key stakeholders. This will entail monitoring and reporting on service outcomes and evaluations, training and supporting staff to use the system and general monitoring of the database to ensure that it accurately and efficiently records the client base and services delivered.
You must have the following experience and attributes:
There will be a six-month probationary period for the above post.
Disclosure cost will be met by Geeza Break.